Daily Archives: Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 18:38

Surgeries resume at National Ophthalmology Hospital

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 18:38 by Denis Chabrol After an almost three-year hiatus the National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant, East Berbice-Corentyne is once again functioning. Laser cataract surgeries as well as those for normal cataracts are currently being done. Region Six’s Director of Regional Health Services Jevaughn Stephen,  noted however that the operations have not yet ...

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Lawyers wrangle at Court of Appeal over urgency of oil contract case

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 20:11 by Denis Chabrol The Court of Appeal on Tuesday began hearing arguments, though not yet substantive, on the High Court’s decision to throw out a case over whether oil companies- Hess and Nexen- are parties to the environmental permit granted to a local subsidiary of ExxonMobil to search for and extract oil ...

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Confessed killer of Canadian mining official charged with murder

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 14:13 by Denis Chabrol A man, who police said confessed to the killing of an official of Guyana Goldfields, was Tuesday arraigned on a charge of murder. Twenty-year old Anthony Ragnauth of 72 Middle Road, La Penitence was arrested on May 23, 2018 and charged on May 29, 2018 with the murder of ...

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Woman, charged for death of husband, granted bail

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 16:33 by Denis Chabrol A woman, who admitted to being responsible for the death of her  husband, was Tuesday arraigned on a charge of manslaughter. Appearing before  City Magistrate  Daly, 28-year old Melissa Silas was not required to plea to the indictable charge and she was granted GY$200,000 bail. Silas has to return ...

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