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Monday, November 18, 2019

Guyana gets its first Neurosurgeon

- Dr. Amarnauth Dukhi has become Guyana’s first neurosurgeon and will be stationed at the Georgetown Public Hospital from January 2015. He is young,...

Jaguar attacks on the rise in Region Two..woman barely escapes

Over 100 dogs have gone missing and the carcasses of scores of livestock in Essequibo have been discovered recently following a number of jaguar...

Sale of meat on the streets will be prohibited- M&CC

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) says that they are in the process of implementing a decision made at their Statutory Meeting held recently,...

Food & Drug lists 26 companies licenced to provide treated water

The Government Analyst-Food & Drug Department has listed for health and safety purposes, 26 companies that are currently licenced to provide treated water to...

GPHC’s first in house neurosurgeon completes 15 surgeries

- Though still in its initial setup stage, the newly specialised Neurosurgical Department at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), complemented with its...

Still-born two headed baby delivered at New Amsterdam Hospital

A still-born girl with two heads was delivered at the New Amsterdam Hospital on Saturday, creating history in the Ancient County. The baby, which completed...

3-year-old toddler dies, parents blame GPHC, call for probe

-"Child was moved against the advice of the medical practitioners"- GPHC CEO By Lakhram Bhagirat Samantha Kandasammy and Michael Singh, the parents of three-year-old Anisha Singh,...

Tobacco Control Bill proposes G$20,000 fine for public smoking after first offence

The Guyana government has made public its long awaited Tobacco Control Bill; which inter alia, prohibits by law, the smoking of cigarettes and other...

Woman dies in GPHC after emergency C-section

by Ramona Luthi Hours after undergoing an emergency C-section to deliver her third child at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Tuesday, a Kuru Kururu woman...

No resitting of nurses’ final examination – Health official

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton has recommended, based on the report submitted to his office by the Nursing Council, that there should be...

Recent Articles

Headless body of Brazilian found in Lethem

The headless body of a Brazilian man was discovered in Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takatu-Essequibo) on this morning (Sunday, November 17, 2019) and police...

PPP to launch full elections manifesto in January

The People’s Progressive Party will be formally launching its manifesto for the next year’s March 2 General and Regional Elections sometime in January. This was...

“We cannot allow ourselves to fall victim to corruption” – UG valedictorian

…history created as 2 valedictorians attain perfect score …as 1985 students graduate Nineteen hundred and eighty-five (1985) students on Saturday graduated from the University of Guyana...

“We feel neglected” – retrenched sugar workers

…disheartened after “outsiders” granted 100 acres of land …and none to them as promised Closing the estates was one of the most tragic news for workers...

Fmr acting CJ Ian Chang dies

Former acting Chief Justice, Ian Chang, died this evening (Saturday, November 16, 2019) after a losing a battle with cancer. At the time of his...

Armed bandits rob employees of city business

A group of employees attached to a paint establishment located on Water Street, Georgetown, were robbed by three armed bandits this morning (Saturday, November...

GECOM dismisses over 13,000 unsubstantiated objections in Region 5

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has rejected objections to a total of over 13,000 names being on the voters’ list in Region Five and...

THAG resounded calls for ban on wildlife trade

Officials of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) are continuing to press for the trade and commercial use of wildlife to be...

Berbice woman busted with 5lbs ganja

Ranks on duty at the Berbice River Bridge Police Checkpoint this morning (Saturday, November 16, 2019) arrested a 48-year-old woman after she was found...

Over 600 murders recorded in Guyana from 2015

A whopping 631 murders were recorded in the country between the year 2015 and the November, 2019, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. In 2015,...