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Wednesday, December 2, 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...

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“Ponzi Scheme” couple supplied empty, fake accounts to State

Attorney General Anil Nandlall says the government's best efforts to facilitate the return of millions of dollars to Guyanese who were victims of an...

UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine

(BBC) The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination. Britain's medicines...

Finance Minister seeking funding to reinvigorate agri sector

With Government moving full speed ahead in terms of its reinvigoration of the agricultural sector to assist in boosting Guyana’s economy, the country’s Senior...

Keep Christmas gatherings small – PM urges

  Prime Minister Mark Phillips has appealed to the public to keep their holiday festivities small and in accordance with the COVID-19 measures. On the sidelines...

GuySuCo forges ahead with second crop production target despite challenges

Harvesting of sugar cane across the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) intensifies as production pushes to 52,139 MT of sugar for the Second Crop, 2020. The...

School uniform and supplies voucher distribution begins in Georgetown

The Department of Education - Georgetown launched the distribution of the School Uniform and Supplies Voucher programme in the Georgetown Education District. The simple but...

GTT customers can now check all outstanding balances via telephone

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has recently added a new automated assistant to provide postpaid customers with the ease of checking their...

Motorcyclist critical after colliding with car in WBD accident

A 40-year-old motorcyclist is now in a critical condition after he collided with a motorcar along the Stanleytown Public Road, West Bank Demerara (WBD)...

Molly Hassan is new Deputy General Manager at GuyOil

Former Chief Executive Officer of the National Communications Network (NCN) Molly Hassan has been appointed Deputy General Manager of the Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil). The...

Linden youth hospitalised after stabbed multiple times

A 23-year-old man of Christianburg, Wismar, Linden is now hospitalised after he was on Monday stabbed several times about his body by a man...