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“You cannot reverse being a mother” – Minister Lawrence

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May 15, 2017 News 0 Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence (right) with one of the mothers and her newborn. Mother’s Day has been designated for honouring mothers, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. Once you become a mother it cannot be reversed. Once the process starts, it Read More

Wismar Hospital termite-infested, lacks essential drugs, security lighting

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May 15, 2017 News 0 By Enid Joaquin The termite-infested roof The Upper Demerara Hospital, also known as the Wismar Hospital, is facing a litany of problems, including termite infestation, a collapsing ceiling, lack of essential drugs and water, and inadequate security lighting. These issues were highlighted during a recent meeting between the Regional Democratic Read More

Two Guyanese among 2017 Anthony Sabga Awardees

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May 15, 2017 News 0 By Brushell Blackman Dr. Christopher Bulkan – Guyana Two Guyanese were among four persons who were recognized for stellar work in their respective fields as the 2017 Anthony N Sabga awards held its annual award ceremony last Saturday. Before a packed audience at the Marriot International Hotel that included President Read More

Guyana now benefits from free DNA

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May 15, 2017 News 0 Babita Sarjou Every time the Guyana Police Force (GPF) is required to do a DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) test, the Government has to fork out more than US$3000 for the test, plus accommodation and travel expenses for the rank that will be carrying it to either Barbados, Brazil or Trinidad and Read More

BILLIONS SQUANDERED

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May 15, 2017 News 0 …in a legacy of contempt for taxpayers’ dollars  By: Kiana Wilburg The Marriott Hotel Since May 11, last, many have taken the time to engage in moments of reflection. On a national level in particular, some citizens reflected on the actions and or achievements of the coalition Government since it Read More

Solving of homicides at all-time high as… Cops crack 83 percent of reported murder cases for year

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May 15, 2017 News 0 Crime Chief Blanhum Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum Continuing an impressive trend from last year, the Guyana Police Force has solved most of the murders that have occurred so far in 2017. Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum released statistics yesterday which revealed that investigators ‘closed’ a whopping 83 percent of the murders Read More

Thompson rockets to WL time as McLeod, Miller also win

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SHANGHAI, China, CMC – Olympic champion Elaine Thompson stormed to a world-leading 10.70 seconds as she blew away her field to win the 100 metres at the Shanghai Grand Prix here Saturday. Elaine Thompson The Jamaican star emerged from a sluggish start to produce a now familiar mid-race burst, to leave her rivals in her Read More

Chase hundred not enough to prevent series defeat

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ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – A moment of stark madness from tail-ender Shannon Gabriel ended West Indies’ stubborn resistance and laid waste to more than half a century of history, as Pakistan pulled off a nerve-jangling 101-run victory in the decisive third Test to clinch an historic first series win on Caribbean soil here yesterday. STANDING Read More

CANU in timber cocaine bust at Zeelugt

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-race car driver Nazim Gafoor in custody, Stephen Vieira, others sought Following a bust of over 84 kilogrames of cocaine on Friday at Zeelugt in dressed lumber, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) yesterday said it had arrested race car driver Nazim Gafoor and was looking for well-known biker, Stephen Vieira among others. It added that Read More

The government and its double standards

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May 15, 2017 Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 0 The government is not being consistent at all when it comes to the administrative procedures involved in investigating corruption. It is applying one set of rules for one set of people and another set of rules for another set of persons.A few weeks ago, the police Read More