BUNGLED SURGERY - Doctors leave surgical needle in baby's chest
When doctors from two local hospitals performed a heart surgery on five-month-old Chardonnay Taylor in 2009, someone left the suture needle behind and failed to properly close the opening in her chest.Today, Chardonnay is six years old and, despite...

Who wants INDECOM officers dead?
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has confirmed reports that some of its investigators have received threats, and the suspicion is that these are coming from cops who are being probed or members of their associates.But despite...

‘KEEP THE TORCH OF FREEDOM ALIVE’ – PM Nagamootoo urges Guyanese on 177th Emancipation Anniversary
  IN recognition of the struggle against what is dubbed as the greatest crime against humanity which extended over 400 years of world history, patrons gathered in the National Park last evening to observe yet another Emancipation Day celebration, and the liberation of enslaved Africans living in Guyana and other Caribbean territories. Prime Minister Moses ...

HIGHER EDUCATION & REGIONAL TRANSFORMATION
(Following is the full text of Address by His Excellency Brigadier (rt’d) David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the launch of the University of the West Indies South Campus of St. Augustine, Penal-Debe, Trinidad and Tobago on Friday July 31, 2015) Hon. Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar; ...

The forced closure of probe into death of Dr Rodney – info on ‘lack of funds’ required
THE unnecessary political arrogance demonstrated by the less than two-month old Guyana Government in bringing a swift end to the public inquiry into the circumstances of death of Dr Walter Rodney last Tuesday, could well come to be a haunting factor in its quest for social and economic progress with democratic governance in a stable ...