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Monday, February 17, 2020

Expired baby food, other items seized as health officials swoop down on Essequibo Coast...

Expired baby food among other defective items were seized on Thursday as authorities from the Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department swoops down on businesses...

Pres. Granger’s cancer in remission

President David Granger has returned to Guyana last night from Cuba having completed a scheduled medical evaluation at CIMEQ over the past few days. The...

Cancer survivors, patients and caregivers receive self-care vouchers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) in collaboration with partnering companies, has distributed 42 self-care vouchers to cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers...

Local authorities working to prevent swine flu outbreak in Guyana

With an outbreak of the swine flu disease in other parts of the world, local authorities are working to ensure the illness does not...

Granger to return to Cuba for health check-up

President David Granger will be returning to Havana, Cuba for a medical check-up on Saturday, October 19, 2019. He made this disclosure on the sidelines...

Over 40% adult Guyanese overweight/obese – FAO

Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean region have made immense progress in reducing absolute hunger; however, they are now being faced with another...

Glaucoma main issue detected during free eye tests at GPHC

Hundreds of persons showed up at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Thursday to benefit from free eye tests, an annual activity undertaken...

Guyana looks to improve on yellow fever defence

With a 95% vaccination coverage for yellow fever in Guyana annually, the need for intensified surveillance has been cited as crucial to capturing the...

GPHC to offer free eye tests tomorrow

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) will be offering a number of services to the public, free of cost, in observance of World Sight...

Substandard, falsified medicines continue to flood Guyanese market

Substandard drugs and other medicines not registered by authorities in Guyana continue to be sold to the populace, according to Government Analyst-Food and Drug...

Recent Articles

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...