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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Another worker infected, 2 treated and discharged

Regional Health Officer (RHO) Dr Vishal Ramjas said that another Guyana Manganese Inc. (GMI) employee was admitted at the Pakera Hospital and is undergoing...

$14M health centre commissioned at Plegt Anker

Two years after its completion, Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence today commissioned a health centre in the village of Plegtanker, Berbice. The facility is...

Second Chinese National air-dashed from Matthew’s Ridge dies

A second man who had been air-dashed to the capital has now succumbed to the deadly leptospirosis disease outbreak while receiving medical treatment at...

President Granger off to Cuba for more medical treatment

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger, this morning, departed Guyana for the Republic of Cuba, where he has been receiving...

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...

Operations at Matthew’s Ridge Hospital temporarily shut down

-medical staff working from community centre, building to be fumigated Operations at the Matthew’s Ridge Hospital, Region One (Barima/Waini), have been temporarily ceased with its...

BREAKING NEWS: 1 dead, 8 suspected Swine Flu cases detected in Region 1

A medical team from Mabaruma Hospital, Region One, was deployed to Matthew's Ridge today after reports that some persons were exhibiting symptoms attributed to...

Mother blames staff over death of newborn at West Demerara Hospital

An 18-year-old woman, who is mourning the loss of her newborn baby, is demanding that justice be served since she believes that the death...

Free manicures, haircuts, health services for visually impaired tomorrow

A group of social work students at the University of Guyana is hosting a fair aimed at offering healthcare and self-care services for the...

PAHO calls for hefty taxes on fatty, salty, sugary foods

Given that Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) is one of the main causes of death among Guyanese, specialists at the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) believe...

Recent Articles

Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...