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Thursday, September 19, 2019

President Ramotar, daughter spread Christmas cheer at GPHC Paediatric Ward

- Though in their own pain and distress, having to be away from home and their families, the smiles were evident on the...

Gold miner who swallowed cocaine pellets to face Court tomorrow

The gold miner who was caught with 518 grammes of cocaine in his undergarments on Thursday last at the Ogle Airport, East Coast Demerara...

Local pharmacies caught selling substandard & falsified drugs

At least nine local pharmacies have been busted by authorities for selling substandard and falsified (SF) medication. The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD)...

Health Conference underway to address issues affecting youth development

The National Aids Programme Secretariat (NAPS) is hosting a youth health conference aimed at addressing health issues affecting young people and their development. The two...

Guyana elected to WHO Executive Board

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO), giving Guyana a voice in helping to...

Mother of 6 dies after eye removed

Sunita Vandyke, the mother of six who recently lost her eye weeks after giving birth at the Suddie Hospital in Region 2, has died. She...

NEW GPC rejects ‘erroneous’ article from Kaieteur News

Below is a statement from NEW GPC Inc in response to a misleading article that was published in today's Kaieteur News: The NEW GPC Inc...

22-year-old dancer is Guyana’s latest suicide victim…three more hospitalised after attempting suicide

Twenty-two-year-old, Dinesh Chan aka Moti of Reliance Village on the Essequibo Coast, succumbed last Sunday night at the Suddie Public Hospital after he consumed...

Deliberate attempts being made to frustrate work of City Council – Town Clerk

Town Clerk, Royston King is urging Georgetown residents to be vigilant as deliberate attempts are being made to sabotage the cleanup efforts by the...

Govt Chief Whip, Amna Ally hospitalised after ‘feeling unwell’

Minister of Social Protection and Government Chief Whip Amna Ally on Monday sought medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after complaining...

Recent Articles

Jagdeo says Sept. 18 was ‘red line’ day; calls for decisive action from GECOM...

Exactly three months after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) validated the December 21, 2018 passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) against the Coalition...

GECOM Chair to advise President on elections tomorrow

Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice Claudette Singh has committed to advising President David Granger on the entity's readiness to have elections. See...

Guyana’s first E-Library launched at North Georgetown Secondary School

The North Georgetown Secondary School celebrated its 50th anniversary in grand style by launching the country's first e-library, which costs some $10.5M. This innovative project...

Truck driver in fatal Agricola accident charged

Danion Welcome, the driver of the truck involved in the horrific accident at Agricola Public Road, Greater Georgetown, that claimed the life of seven-year-old...

India announces ban on e-cigarettes

(BBC) India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive...

CPL 2019: Lewis and Khan guilty of Code of Conduct breach

During Match 14 of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League both Evin Lewis of the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Ali Khan of...

Pensioner dies in Corriverton fire

An 85-year-old man perished in a fire at his home at Scottsburg, Corriverton, Region Six. Stanley Brown, an amputee, was trapped in the upper-flat of...

Leopold St. residents start fire to protest killing of man allegedly by police

Residents of Leopold Street, Georgetown this morning took to the street burning objects, protesting the shooting to death of a fellow resident, allegedly by...

“I’m uncomfortable with a restricted Govt” – Pres. Granger

President David Granger this morning said he is not comfortable having to run a caretaker government which has a lot of restrictions on its...

King says no decision yet on if he will return as Town Clerk

Days after the High Court reversed the dismissal of Former Town Clerk Royston King, paving the way for him to be reinstated at the...