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Monday, March 25, 2019

Two cases of Chikungunya detected in Berbice

  – The Ministry of Health has confirmed two cases of Chikungunya in the Canje, Berbice area. A team has been dispatched to the...

More promotion of cancer prevention/awareness needed in Guyana

– An iNews Poll has found that there needs to be more awareness of cancer prevention in Guyana. The question, “Is enough being done...

Chikungunya cases: Vector Control Services to tighten surveillance at ports of entry

  - There are plans for the tightening up of surveillance and intensifying of operations at the ports of entry to prevent against vector...

Authorities urged to declare suicide an urgent health problem – iNews Poll

– Hundreds of Guyanese have called on the relevant authorities to declare suicide an urgent health/psychological problem in Guyana. During iNews’ weekly poll for...

Health Fair, among activities held to observe World Autism Day

  - The Ministry of Health has launched a two - day Health Fair and Fun Day to commemorate World Autism Day which was...

Plans underway to incorporate Whim Community Centre in health program

- Monitoring and evaluation of the Berbice Regional Health Authority continued on Friday with another health facility day in Region six. Performance over...

Condoms ‘too big’ for men in India

- A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for...

Diabetes among the leading causes of death in Guyana, 60,000 people being treated

- Diabetes is one of the leading cause of deaths in Guyana and it affects all ethnic groups. Most persons suffer from Type...

Increase in fast food outlets affects healthy eating in Guyana – iNews Poll

– Eighty one percent of iNews readers believe that healthy eating is being affected by the increase in fast food joints in the...

Japan gives Red Cross Guyana US$61,478 for procurement of ambulance

  By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Red Cross Society on Tuesday (March 4) received a grant worth US$61,478 from the Government of Japan for...

Recent Articles

Man feared drowned at Splashmin’s Resort

The search is on for 25-year-old Dinesh Ramdas of Coglan Dam, West Bank Demerara who reportedly feared drowned at the Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...

Miner crushed after pick-up rolls down hill

A father of two was crushed to death after a 4-wheel drive pick-up rolled off a hill and landed in a mining camp at...

21-year-old miner stabbed to death during row over hammock

A 21-year-old miner who was stabbed during a row over a hammock at 111 Miles Mahdia, Region Eight on Tuesday last succumbed to his...

Man who assaulted wife allegedly beaten to death

Two men were apprehended in Bartica, Region Seven for their alleged involvement in the beating to death of a 32-year-old fruit vendor at Tuschen...

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...