Ramotar holds talks with Canadian PM


President Donald Ramotar (fourth from right) and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper (3rd from right) with members of their respective delegations during a meeting on the sidelines of the UNGeneral Assembly.(GINA photo)

Extension to Mahaicony Secondary commissioned


The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development and officials of the Region Five, Regional Democratic Council, Minister of Local Government Norman Whittaker yesterday commissioned 12 of 17 projects completed in the Region as part of the Government’s developmental strategy for all the administrative regions, GINA said.

Captive manatees surveyed


The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment through the Protected Areas Commission (PAC), recently hosted a team of international Manatee experts at the National Park and the Zoological Park.

President at Obama’s reception


President Donald Ramotar (second from right) and First Lady, Deolatchmee Ramotar (second from left) with President of the United States, Barack Obama (left) and First Lady, Michelle Obama during a reception for Heads of States attending the United Nations General Assembly.

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.