Greenidge meets U.S. Congressman


Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge (right), during his official visit to the United States this week also met with U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan, Chairman of the Congress’ Sub-Committee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.

Familiarisation tour


Familiarisation tour: Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson (left) touring the Bushlot, Corentyne sea defence recently.  It was part of her mission to get to know her portfolio better.

80 Emergency Medical Technicians get training

GPHC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Michael Khan along with Dr. Zulfikar Bux, Director of Accident & Emergency, Dan Batsie, Head, Atlantic Emergency Medical Service training and the graduating students (GINA photo)

Through a collaborative effort between the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and the Atlantic Emergency Medical Service, 80 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) along with nurses from the GPHC and the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) benefited from a one-week training programme in emergency medicine, GINA said.

UG students to attend entrepreneurship programme

Five of the students with faculty- left, Eldon Marks and right, Dr Dawn Fox (UG photo)

Seven students from the University of Guyana – Yogvika Arjune, Hilary Benjamin-Byer, Juanelle Marks, Darion Marshall and Samantha Sheoprashad (Computer Science), Rhea Benn and Shefali Seecharran (Chemistry) – were selected to be first-time participants from Guyana in the Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme, offered by the University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA, a release from the University of Guyana said.