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Monday, February 17, 2020

Govt introduces new requirements for importation of medical devices

The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) wishes to inform the general public, particularly importers of medical devices of new importation requirements. These requirements...

GPHC probes allegations of mistreatment of nurses

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says it is investigating allegations of mistreatment against nurses, where one of them has since claimed that she...

Community’s contribution crucial in battle against HIV/AIDS – PANCAP director

As Guyana joined the rest of the world in observing World AIDS Day on Sunday, the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and Aids (PANCAP)...

Over 18 containers shipped to Guyana under GA-FDD radar

In excess of 18 containers shipped to Guyana is under the radar of the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), it said in...

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,...

Tyre build-up a major challenge at Haags Bosch Landfill

Officials at the Haags Bosch Landfill are struggling to overcome a major challenge; a buildup of waste tyres at the facility, which is creating...

$31.4M water ambulance yet to service Baracara

The community of Baracara, East Canje, is yet to benefit from a $31.4 million water ambulance, which was commissioned in August. Reports are that the...

Substandard food items refused entry into Guyana – GA-FDD

The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has once again clamped down on local business for importing substandard food items from foreign countries. The...

Disease outbreak triggers restriction on imported lettuce

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) will be restricting the importation of romaine lettuce, due to the outbreak of the E. coli...

GPHC boss says steps being taken to reduce number of persons waiting for surgeries

As part of minimizing the numbers of persons on the waiting list for surgeries at the Georgetown Public Hospital, another initiative geared at targeting...

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Alleged notorious AK-47 gang busted during road block  

Member of the Major Crime Unit of the Guyana Police Force have arrested four members of an alleged notorious AK-47 gang. The men were intercepted...

“Don’t be seduced by ‘new’ promises from coalition” – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Sunday urged Guyanese not to be seduced once again by the fallacious promises made by the incumbent APNU/AFC coalition. He...

Cop flung from ATV after avoiding pothole

…suffers head injuries en route to crime scene A police constable is now battling for his life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the...

Motorcyclist dies after losing control of bike 

One day after 37-year-old Veyjai Idrogo of Lot 4 Parika, East Bank Essequibo, was involved in a motor vehicle accident on the De Kenderen...

Teen killed in hit and run

A teenager was killed on Friday last following a hit and run accident along the Farm Public Road, East Bank Essequibo, Region Three (Essequibo...

5 suspected bandits arrested with gun, ammo

Five suspected bandits were arrested after they were caught with an illegal firearm and several matching rounds of ammunition in their possession. The discovery and...

Fire destroys Regent Street businesses

Sachi building on Regent Street was completely destroyed this morning, after a fire broke out, damaging all merchandises stored inside. Based on information received, the...

PPP/C to implement anti-crime fighting strategy

People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Prime Ministerial Candidate, Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Sunday said that safer communities were needed for Guyana to attract foreign...

1 killed, 1 injured after motorcycle crashes into parked car  

A 26-year-old motorcyclist was killed while a pillion rider is injured after he lost control of his bike (CH 3342) along the East Bank...

APNU/AFC policies do not support wealth, job creation – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has stated that the APNU/AFC coalition over the past five years has implemented policies that do not support the creation...