Students awarded for punctuality, good attendance

Glenna Vyphuis, Chief School’s Welfare Officer making a presentation to one of the children. (Ministry of Education photo)

Yesterday, the Ministry of Education held its annual Attendance and Punctuality Award Ceremony at the St. Joseph’s High School.The Ministry in a release said that in an effort to highlight the importance of punctuality and regular attendance at school it presented awards to 3,543 students from 72 schools in Georgetown.

Region Two women get business training

Items on display that were made by the participants of the Self Reliance and Success in Business Workshop. (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

Thirty-four women from 34 villages along the Essequibo Coast can now consider themselves budding business persons after having successfully completed the 7th training session of the Self Reliance and Success in Business workshop, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said.

Peace event scenes

Dancers performing for the audience (GINA photo)

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Saturday addressed a gathering in the compound of City Hall, Georgetown where he declared that, there is no ‘war’ in Guyana and citizens must continue to work together to build the country, GINA said.

Greenidge performing duties of PM

L-R- Minister Joseph Harmon, President David Granger, Minister Carl Greenidge. Partly hidden is Director of Protocol, Ministry of the Presidency, Col. Francis Abraham (GINA photo)

Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge will be performing the duties of Prime Minister in the absence of Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who departed for India where he will engage in a number of activities.

Jenman House clock being repaired


A collaborative effort between University of Guyana lecturers and Environmental Engineering Solutions (EES), a private consultancy business, is underway to restore the clock located on the Protected Areas Trust (PAT) building, at the entrance of the Botanical Gardens.

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