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Diwali motorcades set for October 13-18

A series of Diwali motorcades and cultural programmes by the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha commences on October 13 and will run to October 18. The motorcades continue a 40-year tradition by the Sabha. “The Diwali...

Tree planting exercises observed for Education Month

The Ministry of Education on Wednesday participated in countrywide tree exercises for schools in observance of Education Month 2017. Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry joined the students and teachers of the Roxanne Burnham Nursery School...

Attorney at Law and Chartered Accountant Christopher Ram Resigns From all Government Postings

Attorney at Law and Chartered Accountant, Christopher Ram, has resigned from all Government postings. In a release to the media, Ram explained that his resignation is in support of his colleague, Major General, Retired, Joe...

Senior citizens of Region Three feted by First Lady in observance of Month of...

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger and the Luminous Women’s Group in collaboration with the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three) Private Sector Association, today, honoured senior citizens with gift bags and a luncheon to mark...

UG support staff gets salary increase

SUPPORT staffers of the University of Guyana (UG) which include technicians, cleaners and secretaries, will get an eight per cent increase in their salary, retroactive from January 1, 2017. While the entire employee-population of UG...

MAPM flays city over parking meters deal, says prepared to resume protests

The Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) yesterday flayed the city over its decision to resume negotiations with SCS over parking meters. It also insisted that the contract be revoked and said it is prepared...

Guyana is now the 53rd Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Candidate Country

Guyana is now officially the 53rd candidate country of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). Guyana’s application to become a candidate country was deliberated upon during the 38th Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Board Meeting...

Guyana records 92.57% pass rate at CAPE

851 candidate from 9 Secondary Schools and Four Private institutions sat the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) in May - June of 2017. Guyana achieved a 92.57% pass rate with Grades 1- 5, against 86.74%,...

Ministry of Education Hosts Memorable ‘Amity’ Steel Band Display

The Ministry of Education as part of its Education month activity hosted ‘Amity’- a schools steelband presentation held at the Botanical Gardens on Sunday last. The event saw participation from thirteen of the 24 schools...

Mr. And Ms. Guyana African Roots Teen 2017

A grand event last night at the Queens College Auditorium, Georgetown. The King and Queen Has emerged.from the first ever Mr. & Ms. Guyana Teen African Roots 2017. We present to you Richard Layne...

Guyanese To Be Treated With Partial Solar Eclipse On August 21st

The media is all hype about the solar eclipse expected to occur on Monday, August 21st but most of the information we have, is about the path of totality. Most would know that those...

Guyanese Man Sentenced to 21 Years For Nearly Decapitating Wife with Knife in Queens

A man who attacked his wife last December on a Richmond Hill street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said Wednesday. Prem Rampersaud, 51, who...

First set of evacuees from hurricane-stricken islands arrive in Guyana

Ten Guyanese, including several young children, returned to Guyana last evening from Tortola as the Government of Guyana commences the process of evacuating Guyanese from hurricane-ravaged islands. Their names are: Mr. Randy Ragnauth, Ms....

21 yr old policeman reportedly commits suicide

The Guyana Police Force is mourning the loss of one of its own, Police Constable (23823), Peter Shivraj Harilal, who reportedly committed suicide on Sunday evening after a night out with friends. Harilal, who resided...

CAPE Performance Passes the 90 per cent mark

For the first time in five years, the overall performance at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) has passed the 90 per cent mark. This year 92.48 per cent of entries for the 65...

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