UPDATE: Prime Minister Nagamootoo Undergoes “Successful Surgery”


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has undergone
“successful” heart surgery in the United States on Tuesday, according to a brief
statement released by his family.

The release said that “our dad is out of surgery and is in recovery.”

The statement said, “Surgery was successful and we will keep you informed.
Thank you all again for your prayers.”

Nagamootoo’s wife, Sita, travelled with him to the United States for the surgery.
On Monday, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said Nagamootoo, 70, had recently
underwent a routine medical examination where the cardiac issues were detected.

“Prime Minister Nagamootoo was advised to seek further medical intervention and
brought forward a planned private visit to the United States.

The government in a statement said that “Prime Minister Nagamootoo is expected
to to make a full and complete recovery in the coming weeks before returning to
Guyana”. – CMC