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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Haiti sees 800 new cholera cases after hurricane

(AFP) — Haiti recorded nearly 800 cases of cholera the week after it was ravaged by Hurricane Matthew, the World Health Organization (WHO) said...

Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs

Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers. The marsupial's milk contains important peptides that appear...

No outbreak of diarrhoea, vomiting at Linden Hospital – Chairman

Contrary to reports that there has been an alarming increase in the number of children being treated for diarrhoea and vomiting at the Linden...

How Guyana is trying to combat its high suicide rate

By Gemma Handy (BBC) Chattering amiably, heads bent over plugs and wires, enthusiasm among students in the electrical installation class is palpable. The bright welcoming venue,...

Surgeons in NY separate twins conjoined at the head

(BBC) Twin boys who were conjoined at the tops of their heads have been separated by a team of surgeons in New York. Thirteen-month-old Jadon...

Caribbean Medical Supplies donates breast-lights to Guyana Cancer Foundation

‘Prevention is better than cure’. This is the message behind the donation of a quantity of 'breast-lights' to the Guyana Cancer Foundation (GCF) by...

Three-person baby ‘race’ dangerous

(BBC) The UK, which pioneered the advanced form of IVF, was the first country to introduce laws to allow the creation of babies from...

‘Humans will NEVER live beyond 125 years’ – researchers say in new report

Humans have reached their lifespan limit, researchers say By Bianca Britton, CNN Humans can only live so long and we're reaching the natural biological limit, researchers...

Health Minister confirms two cases of Microcephaly in Guyana

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton has confirmed that two cases of the birth defect Microcephaly have been detected within the last three weeks...

Children with cancer being taught in hospital

The Ministry of Education is helping children suffering from cancer to continue their education. Chief Education Officer (ag), Ministry of Education, Marcel Hudson, recently told...

Recent Articles

Pollard slams WICB for questioning his commitment

Allrounder Kieron Pollard has challenged the West Indies selectors' rationale for dropping him for the tri-series in Zimbabwe in November. Pollard said he was...

Police Detective takes stand in 2009 taxi driver murder trial

Following several voir dire trials (trial within a trial), Detective Corporal, Roland Beharry earlier today took the stand at the Georgetown High Court, as...

Barama concessions may be used as carbon sink or given out- Govt

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that the government is exploring several ways to utilise the forest concessions...

Teen among two charged with murder of Mahaicony woman

The two accused in the brutal murder of a Mahaicony businesswoman appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court earlier today, following the Director of Public...

Prince Harry expected in December- Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn has confirmed the dates for Prince Harry’s visit to Guyana. Quinn in a statement said “I am happy...

Original owner of lost wedding band found half a world away

(St Lucia News Online) The mysterious lost wedding ring found at the bottom of the Caribbean sea off the coast of St. Lucia has...

New Bartica Town Clerk says ‘humbled and honoured’ to serve in town of her...

The town of Bartica has announced the appointment of Ms Phebe Wallerson who will serve in the capacity of Town Clerk of the Municipality. According...

New Amsterdam Prison Officer caught with cannabis

A female officer at the New Amsterdam Prison was on Sunday taken into custody after she was allegedly found with a quantity of cannabis...

Pakistan beat Windies by 133 runs, clinch series

(AFP) Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan's crushing 133-run second Test win over West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as...

PI continues into Babita Sarjou’s murder

The Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Babita Sarjou, whose body was found six years after she had gone missing, continued at the Georgetown...