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Leonora Diagnostic Centre’s maternity ward to be commissioned in March

The Leonora Diagnostic Centre, in Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara), will be commissioning a new state-of-the-art maternity ward in March this year, according to...

$605M Pharma scandal update: GPHC’s CEO reportedly gamed bids for favoured company

Multiple investigations, including Police probes, have been launched into a number of the drug procurement scandals under the Public Health Ministry, including the most recent...

Health Minister says new CEO of Diamond Hospital has not yet been appointed

in wake of claims by one applicant that he bagged the job Despite social media posts by one Collin Haynes indicating that he is...

Region Ten confirms 2nd COVID-19 case

The Regional Health and Emergency Committee of Region Ten has confirmed that a second person from the district has been tested positive for COVID-19. The...

Gov’t pulls plug on Specialty Hospital

By Fareeza Haniff – Minister of State, Joseph Harmon has revealed that cabinet decided to use the money allocated for the construction of Guyana’s...

8200 persons infected with HIV in Guyana  

Public Heath Minister, Volda Lawrence earlier today revealed that a total of 8200 persons are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) while adding that...

Fear of the ‘spirits’ leads to protest by GSA students

First and second year students at the Guyana School of Agriculture in Mon Repos on the East Coast Demerara are protesting against the...

More parenting forums, community-based outreaches needed to address suicide – Region 2 Chairman

In light of the rising suicide and attempted suicide rates in Guyana, Regional authorities in the county of Essequibo are calling for the Government...

86 new doctors graduate from Guyana-Cuba Medical Scholarship Programme

Guyana welcomed 86 new doctors who have successfully completed their training under the Guyana/Cuba Medical Scholarship Programme. The graduation ceremony was held Saturday at the...

Mumbai overtakes Wuhan peak as India Covid cases spike

(BBC) India's financial capital, Mumbai, has recorded 51,000 cases of Covid, taking it past the peak in Wuhan, where the virus first emerged. The news...

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Lowenfield slapped with 3rd private criminal charge

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has been slapped with yet another private criminal charge for fraud. Two private criminal charges were filed against Lowenfield for...

Suspect in Agricola fatal shooting nabbed, confesses to crime

The man who was fingered in the shooting to death of 27-year-old Tyron Duesberry on June 22, 2020, whilst he was searching for party...

General Elections set for August 10th in Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, has announced that general election will be held on August 10th. After announcing that he had...

UN urges all to refrain from acts, remarks that could incite racial hostility

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka, has urged all stakeholders to work towards ensuring that there is peace and stability in...

‘I have every confidence in recount’ – CARICOM Secretary General

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says he has "every confidence" in the work conducted by the high-level CARICOM delegation...

Private Sector bemoans that COVID-19 Task Force not functioning as expected

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has once again expressed concerns that the COVID-19 Task Force - which comprises of caretaker ministers - is not...

Charges against PPP/C’s “pro-democracy” protesters withdrawn

The charges which were instituted against two pro-democracy protesters for breaching the government’s COVID-19 guidelines have been withdrawn. The charges were brought against former People’s...

GTA, THAG receive int’l funding to tackle wildlife trafficking

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) have received funding from the Latin American Trade Association (LATA) Foundation...

Caribbean scholars join mounting calls for Granger to concede defeat

Respected Caribbean scholars and practitioners; W. Andy Knight and Winston Dookeran, on Friday, joined the mounting calls for Guyana’s President David Granger, Leader of...

Bandits storm Western Union outlet, pharmacy at Little Diamond

Four armed bandits on Wednesday pounced upon a Western Union outlet and a pharmacy located at Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD). During the ordeal,...