Linden woman and children hospitalised after ingesting poison

A 24-year-old Linden woman is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Linden Hospital after ingesting a poisonous substance and allegedly feeding the same substance to her two young children. The woman and the two children, ages 8-years-old and 6-months old, were rushed to the hospital this morning from their Wisroc home. They were all […]

Hospitals facing strain as COVID-19 cases rise; Over 450 new cases in past week

The Infectious Diseases Hospital at Lilliandaal and other public hospitals are feeling the strain as they deal with more hospitalized cases of Coronavirus. There are now 70 persons hospitalized battling COVID-19. The situation is becoming worrying for health officials especially since many of those in hospitals require supported breathing. “Out of seeing more cases, we […]

Worst breaches of occupational health and safety could be found in public sector -says Labour Minister

Declaring that some of the worst breaches of occupational health and safety could be found in the public sector, Labour Minister Joe Hamilton has indicated that government agencies and departments will also be targeted by Labour officers as they enforce regulations. During an appearance on the Jumpstart radio show, Minister Hamilton said an Occupational Health […]

Opposition engages US Ambassador and Deputy on governance concerns and other issues

Opposition Leader Joe Harmon, AFC Leader, Khemraj Ramjattan and several other coalition members met U.S Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch and Deputy Chief of Missions Mark Cullinane yesterday and raised several governance issues. The Opposition raised concerns of discriminatory practices by the government, the arbitrary firing of public servants, alleged politically motivated charges and arbitrary arrest of […]

Final warning issued to Cummings Lodge squatters to move

The Ministry of Housing and Water has issued an ultimatum to squatters who have taken upon residence within the Cummings Lodge New Housing development.  In a statement, the Ministry indicated that it has already served final contravention notices to the 11 occupants asking them to immediately vacate the area as development works are ongoing. “These […]

Health Minister gets vaccinated with Russian made Sputnik V jab

Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony is encouraging citizens to go out to the vaccination sites across the country and be vaccinated against COVID-19. Moments, after he was administered with the Russian made, Sputnik V vaccine that arrived over the weekend, Dr. Anthony reminded that vaccines “really work” and the COVID-19 vaccines will prevent people from […]