Cuban doctor badly beaten, Guyanese husband takes poison 

A Cuban doctor was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the New Amsterdam Hospital (NAH) yesterday after she was physically abused by her husband who later ingested a poisonous substance.

The man, Victor Yearwood, 37,  is also a patient at the NAH under guard. Reports are that he was in a habit of abusing the doctor, Iliana Pacron, 43,  and had been arrested and charged before.

The man who also works at the NAH as a pharmacist had also been placed on  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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