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Training launched for state media workers

Training launched for state media workers

3 hours ago

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 .

Six-week training programme for state media

Six-week training programme for state media

3 hours ago

The state media is set to benefit from an Integrated Training Programme, which will see veterans of the media and other communications experts and consultants sharing their knowledge and skills over the next six weeks, GINA said .

Marian Academy students

Marian Academy students

[caption id="attachment_305479" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marian Academy students in an activity during World Peace Day observances at the school on Friday .

Representatives of ECHO

Representatives of ECHO

[caption id="attachment_305483" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Representatives of ECHO turned up in their numbers to help clean up the Kingston seawall for the International Coastal Cleanup day on Saturday .

 Primary school students

Primary school students

[caption id="attachment_305481" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Some primary school students enjoying themselves during the Education Rally at the National Park on Friday .

International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

5 hours ago

Guyana joined the rest of the world yesterday in observing International Day of Peace with Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, urging Guyanese to appreciate the fact that they are living in a multi-religious and multi-ethnic society where fundamental human rights are constitutionally enshrined .

Guyana, UK sign deal for training of staff for organised crime unit

Guyana, UK sign deal for training of staff for organised crime unit

A Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Government of Guyana and the United Kingdom has cleared the way for training and mentoring for the staff of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) created by the government to investigate money laundering crimes .

Courts birthday cake

Courts birthday cake

Prime Minister Sam Hinds (second from right) cutting the cake yesterday to mark Courts' 21st anniversary here .

Courts celebrates 21st anniversary here

Courts celebrates 21st anniversary here

Courts Guyana celebrated 21 years of service to Guyanese with a grand celebration yesterday at the company’s main branch, which saw a formal ceremony on the Main Street Avenue .

Courts celebrates 21st birthday

Courts celebrates 21st birthday

Courts Guyana celebrated 21 years of service to Guyanese with a grand celebration yesterday at the company’s main branch, which saw a formal ceremony on the Main Street Avenue .

Suicide prevention walk

Suicide prevention walk

(From left) PAHO Representative Dr .

Mental Health Council to be set up

Mental Health Council to be set up

The launching of a Mental Health Council, made up of members from recognised religious communities, and other stakeholders, will soon “up the ante” against suicide .

Amerindians gather for sport

Amerindians gather for sport

Amerindians’ prowess in the area of sports was yesterday showcased, following the kick-off of the two-day event by Minister of Culture Youth and Sport, Dr .

Amerindians in sports events

Amerindians in sports events

Amerindians’ prowess in the area of sports was yesterday showcased, following the kick-off of the two-day event by Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr .

CJIA staff donate blood

CJIA staff donate blood

Several Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) staff braved the needle to give 28 units of blood to help the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) replenish its blood bank's supply .

Laptops for Huntley residents

Laptops for Huntley residents

The Government of Guyana on Friday continued its One Laptop Per Family programme by distributing 191 more laptops, this time to residents of Huntley, Mahaicony .

Coastal clean-up

Coastal clean-up

Prime Minister Sam Hinds (centre) and Minister of Natural Resources Robert Persaud (left) taking part in international coastal clean-up activities today .

Batavia Bridge completed

Batavia Bridge completed

Residents of Batavia, Region Seven have welcomed the completion of a new 100- foot wooden bridge constructed at the northern end of Arian Island at the cost of $1 .

Postel/Stevedore Housing Scheme cleaning up

Postel/Stevedore Housing Scheme cleaning up

Under the Government of Guyana “Clean-Up My Country” Programme, Postel/Stevedore Housing Scheme has commenced its community cleanup activities, and already there is vast improvement in the appearance of the community, a release from the programme said today .

Richard Ishmael Secondary school students

Richard Ishmael Secondary school students

Richard Ishmael Secondary school students advocating for more guidance and counselling officers in schools during the Education march in the city yesterday .

Marian Academy Nursery pupils

Marian Academy Nursery pupils

Marian Academy Nursery pupils hail peace at World Peace Day observances at the school yesterday .

Surrogate mother?

Surrogate mother?

Surrogate mother? Two confused piglets caught suckling from an unlikely mother in Sophia recently .

GPHC nurses trained on paediatrics

GPHC nurses trained on paediatrics

The Government of Guyana in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has trained 21 nurses and six paediatric care assistants through its Paediatric Nursing Programme to ensure a better child health care system at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation .

Commerce Minister meets minibus groups

Commerce Minister meets minibus groups

Following recent actions by the Minibus Associations, to charge higher fares and threaten strike action, the Ministry of Public Works implemented big buses to transport persons from certain congested areas free of cost .

GDF members being trained on HIV counselling

Thirty – Four members of the Guyana Defence Force, including civilian employees are currently undergoing HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) training which is being facilitated by the National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS), a release from the GDF said today .

Oldest Palms resident to be 104 on Monday

Oldest Palms resident to be 104 on Monday

Ruby Wilkenson, the oldest senior citizen at the Palms, the Government-run home for the elderly will be celebrating her birthday on Monday, September 22, 2014, a release from the Ministry of Human Services said today .

US embassy completes port security training

US embassy completes port security training

This week the US Embassy completed a training programme for Guyanese port security workers and sea cadets on the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) .

Best graduating student of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama

Best graduating student of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama

Best graduating student of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama Esther Hamer receiving the Professor Vibert Cambridge Award from Professor Vibert Cambridge last evening at National Culture Centre, during the inaugural convocation ceremony of the newly established Institute of Creative Arts .

Hague roads repaired

Hague roads repaired

Three roads have been completed in Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara) under the Ministry of Public Works’ miscellaneous roads programme, a release from the ministry said today .

Guyana team touring Ontario dairy industry

Guyana team touring Ontario dairy industry

A Guyana ministerial mission is currently touring Ontario, Canada to learn from the experiences of the highly successful Ontario dairy industry .

Numerous beehives found in city clean-up

Numerous beehives found in city clean-up

The government's city clean-up committee today said that around 45 bee hives have been found in Le Repentir cemetery and other parts of the city that are being spruced up under a $500m programme .

Doing her part

Doing her part

Doing her part: Debbie Rodrigues, unhappy with the state of the parapet outside her D’Urban Street home, is determined to beautify it .

President bowls ball at joint services match

President bowls ball at joint services match

President Donald Ramotar bowled the ceremonial first ball to mark the start of a Joint Services cricket match today, at the Eve Leary Police Sports Ground .

St Agnes Primary commissioned

St Agnes Primary commissioned

[caption id="attachment_304889" align="alignleft" width="207"] Pupils of St Agnes Primary cut the ribbon at the commissioning of their school yesterday while Education Minister Priya Manickchand, school and ministry officials look on .

Guyana, Argentina to work on parks, protected areas

Guyana, Argentina to work on parks, protected areas

In an effort to broaden technical exchange programmes and encourage investment from South America, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud, recently broke new ground by leading a successful mission to Argentina .

Police, soldiers complete training in firearm destruction

Police, soldiers complete training in firearm destruction

The 11 ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the 14 ranks of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who successfully completed training in the use and maintenance of both the firearm destruction hydraulic shears and small arms ammunition-burning tank have been presented with their certificates .



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