Relief council celebrates 20th anniversary


In observance of the Guyana Relief Council’s (GRC) 20th anniversary which was observed during the month of February, Chairperson of the organisation Yvonne Hinds over the weekend visited Annai, Region Nine where she distributed school supplies and other items to students of the Annai Primary and Nursery and residents of the community, GINA said.



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Ministers recognized for fostering Guyana-Cuba ties


President Donald Ramotar and four Ministers of Government were among other Guyanese recognised by the Guyana-Cuba Friendship Association for fostering relations between the two countries, at the Guyana-Cuba Friendship Association’s launch this evening at the Cuban Embassy on High Street, GINA said.

Teen shot in mouth by cop gets donation


Alex Griffith, the 15 year old boy who was shot in his mouth by a cadet officer of the Guyana Police Force) received a donation of CDN$400 from Guyanese/Canadian Human Rights lawyer, Selwyn Pieters, according to a release from social activist Mark Benschop.

Teaching of Portuguese programme expands


As the Ministry of Education (MOE) intensifies efforts to have Portuguese taught in all schools across the country, it today launched the “Training for Teachers of Portuguese” programme in a simple ceremony held at the Theatre Guild in Georgetown.

Another river defence structure for Fort Island


An additional river defence structure will be built on Fort Island by the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) to preserve one of Guyana’s historical landmarks – Fort Zeelandia – which is located 16 kilometers from the mouth of the Essequibo River, the Ministry of Public Works said today.