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President off to Cuba for second round of chemotherapy

President David Granger, accompanied by First Lady, Sandra Granger this morning (Tuesday) left Guyana for Cuba, where he is expected to receive his second...

Tuberculosis drugs now available for affected patients following shortage – Govt

Tuberculosis (TB) patients are now being asked by the Public Health Ministry to worry no more since drugs used for the treatment of the...

Op-Ed: World AIDS Day

By United States Ambassador Perry L. Holloway Colors can be powerful.  They can invoke emotions, stir memories, and awaken our senses.  Red has a particular...

Govt seeking to build state-of-the-art trauma centre at GPHC – Jordan

The government is currently in discussion with interested development partners to facilitate the building of a modern state-of-the-art trauma centre at the Georgetown Public...

Processing of applications to license health facilities for 2019 has commenced – MoPH

After much criticism, the Public Health Ministry, today (Monday), announced that it has commenced processing applications to license health facilities for 2019. According to Chief...

President Granger being treated for cancer in Cuba

President David Granger has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, a type of caner that originates in the white blood cells which forms part of...

Guyanese express worry over contracting filaria as prevention programme wraps up

Hundreds of Guyanese across the country have over the past few days complained of their homes and even businesses not being visited by the...

58% reduction in malaria cases recorded from 2000-2015, US Ambassador

Between the years 2000 to 2015 Guyana has seen a whopping decline in the number of malaria cases as was revealed by US Ambassador...

X-ray, ultrasound not working at Skeldon Hospital as closure of sugar estate leaves energy...

The X-ray and ultrasound machines at the Skeldon Hospital have been grounded while several air conditioning units are not operable at that medical facility...

President off to Cuba to investigate ‘persistent’ aliment following T&T check-up

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger departed Guyana on Tuesday for Cuba. While there, the President will undergo a medical investigation. Speaking...

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CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...

GECOM to hold special meeting on Elections readiness as Chair resumes

A decision has been taken for a special meeting to be held on Thursday, January 24, where matters pertaining to the Guyana Elections Commission's...

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of...

Suspect accused of severely beating father of 3 charged

Selvin Allen, one of the men accused of attacking and brutally beating a single father of three children was taken before the Suddie Magistrate's...

Trial into 2013 Meten-meer-zorg robbery/murder continues …Prosecution star witness testifies

The High Court trial regarding the killing of 20-year-old Zulfikar Namdar during the course of a robbery in September 2013 continued today (Tuesday) but events...

Duo charged for narco possession

  A Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD) man was, on Tuesday, granted bail while his co-accused was remanded to prison after they were earlier...

Op-Ed: No confidence in the public health sector

Below is an opinion piece done by Dr Leslie Ramsammy a former Minister of Health under the People's Progressive Party Administration; When it comes to...

Bleak economic outlook among concerns raised at Union conference in Berbice

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on (Saturday) January 19, 2019 held its Berbice Area Conference under the theme "Protecting Workers Rights...

Still on Top …Guyana Jaguars lead points table despite rare defeat

Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still in the lead for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Tournament. The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars team top...

Magistrates, Judges to undergo training on Juvenile Justice Act

Persons in the justice system, specifically in the Children’s Court, are expected to undergo training to be fully aware of how matters should be...