Rebuilt wing of Canal No.1 school commissioned


After fire destroyed a wing of L’Aventure Secondary School, Canal Number One Polder, West Bank Demerara in September last year, Government set about its rebuilding, and yesterday the new wing which was constructed at a cost of $37.4M was commissioned by Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand.

President and Baroness Amos


From left to right: Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Elisabeth Harper; Finance Minister, Dr Ashni Singh; First Lady, Deolatchmee Ramotar; President Donald Ramotar, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Guyanese-born Baroness Valerie Amos; Assistant Secretary General for General Assembly and Conference Management, Guyanese-born Catherine Pollard, and Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett.

Obama holds reception


Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston A. Browne (centre) on Tuesday attended a reception hosted by President of the United States Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly.

A toast to China


Chinese Ambassador Zhang Limin (left), the ambassador’s wife Liu Yiu (second from left) Mrs. Yvonne Hinds and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds toasting, at a function yesterday to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Training launched for state media workers


The head table at the launch of the six-week state media training yesterday: from left, General Manager of the GNNL, Michael Gordon; CEO of the National Communications Network, Molly Hassan; Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, Director of the Government Information Agency, Neaz Subhan, and Information Liaison, Office of the President, Kwame McCoy.(GINA photo)