New Peace Corps batch

Thirty-four Peace Corps trainees arrived in Georgetown on the evening of April 29 to complement their 39 colleagues already in service, a release from the US Embassy said today.

The new trainees make up the 26th group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in Guyana, and they will soon begin their pre-service training.  The group is expected to be officially sworn in as Peace Corps Volunteers on July 3, 2014.


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Hururu residents receive life jackets

Twenty-four students drawn from nursery and primary levels of Hururu Mission, Berbice River received lifejackets from the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD).

President Granger surprised the audience with a performance with the Victoria Region Quartet, formerly known as the Circle of Love. (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

Victoria Regia Quartet launched

President David Granger has once again reiterated that National songs be placed in schools and encouraged in the home and church as he noted that such songs are a symbol of nationhood and are critical to the enhancement of a country’s national consciousness and identity.

The report being handed over by labour officers Roydon Croal (centre) and Latoya John (second from right) to Town Clerk Royston King (left) accompanied by Chief Labour Officer Charles Ogle (right). GINA photo)

Report on City Hall working conditions handed over

The Occupational Safety and Health Department of the Ministry of Social Protection today handed over its report on working conditions at City Hall.


Melinie Ramgolan is CJIAC May Lottery Fund winner

An Aviation Security Officer (ASO) who has been working with Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) for over two years is the airport’s May lottery fund winner.


Canadian Military Attaché visits GDF

Canadian Defence Military Attaché, Naval Captain Réal Brisson (second from right) paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips (third from right) at his office at Defence Headquarters, Base Camp Ayanganna on Tuesday June 28, 2016.

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Helping hand for Henry Rodney

A cheque to the tune of $1.3 million was handed over to veteran comedian and actor Henry Rodney (sitting) by Sharon Cadogan Taylor at the National Cultural Centre yesterday.


Parking meter here

Parking meter here: National Parking Systems/Smart City Solutions yesterday unveiled the type of parking meter that would be placed around the city if a highly controversial deal proceeds.

Two participants in the Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop in Mahdia give First Lady,  Sandra Granger (centre) a closer look at their hand-embroidered tea towels.  (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

First Lady takes business workshop to Mahdia

First Lady, Sandra Granger, yesterday, took her Self Reliance and Success in Business workshop to a group of businesswomen in Mahdia, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight), who were eager to capitalise on the opportunity to learn skills to advance their small businesses, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said.


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