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Georgetown, Guyana
Monday, November 18, 2019

Guyana’s immunization success lauded

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence has lauded the successes made thus far in ensuring that Guyanese of all ages are covered under the country's...

GWI evaluating food-based agent to improve water quality

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has commenced evaluating a food-based agent called “Seaquest” which has the ability to improve water quality by reducing the...

GA-FDD clamps down on sale of flour in unlabeled plastic bags

Almost 90 bags of flour have been seized by the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), in an ongoing campaign against repackaging of...

6 more workers flown out of Matthew’s Ridge

Less than three days after eight workers from the Basai manganese mining site in Matthew’s Ridge were air dashed to the city experiencing a...

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...

Woman who delivered ‘dead baby’ sues GPHC for $20M – Doctor at Suddie Hospital also...

An angry and distraught 34-year-old woman has filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for negligence, among other things, following...

Student, 6, beaten with broken glass bottle at school

Fawaz Asgar, 6, is now traumatised after a fellow schoolmate slashed his hand with a broken glass bottle, at the Mon Repos Primary School,...

After doling out $264M on Sussex St bond, Health Minister now says no more...

...promises to end rental of controversial bond by December 2018 The Ministry of Public Health will stop the rental of drug bonds, in particular, one...

Global hand washing day: Avenue to promote healthier lifestyle habits

Monday, October 15, is Global Hand washing Day and it provides an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to...

Ramsaran dismisses rumors of Ebola case in Guyana; former Health Minister praises health workers’...

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsaran has dispelled rumors that a suspected case of the deadly Ebola Virus...

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,...