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Monday, March 30, 2020

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

Full Court halts national recount case

The Full Court today granted a stay of the hearing brought against the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to prevent a recount of the March...

CPL allows fans to “re-live the best matches” with new live commentary

With no live sport currently available, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has partnered with cloud video production platform Grabyo to create a unique...

Diver drowns while working on ‘river dredge’ in Mazaruni River

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 61-year-old Hugh Van Lewin a diver of Camp kayuka Ideal Road, Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. According...

Efforts being made to secure flights for UK nationals who want to return home...

British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn, in a video message on Sunday, assured that efforts are being made to secure flights for citizens...

Guyana Times/INews Public Service Advisory on COVID 19

Wear Masks against spreading COVID 19 In the battle against the COVID 19 pandemic, until a vaccine is created, initiatives have focused on preventing...

Prison authorities taking measures to keep coronavirus out prisons

The Guyana Prison Service is taking proactive measures to ensure the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is kept out of the country’s prisons. Director of Prisons Gladwin...

‘No fuel shortage’, says GuyOil

The Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) has given all assurances that there is an adequate supply of fuel in the country to meet domestic demands...

‘Ultimate objective of any judicial system is to resolve disputes according to the law’...

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is of the view that the court has no jurisdiction to give legitimacy to what is “plainly illegitimate”, that...

India’s pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

(Reprinted from BBC) When I spoke to him on the phone, he had just returned home to his village in the northern state of...

Audit Office had cited embattled company for expired HIV kits on numerous occasions

Caribbean Medical Supplies, the company currently embroiled in scandal for supplying Guyana’s Public Health Ministry with expired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing kits, has,...