Entrance to UG blocked

The entrance to the University of Guyana, Turkeyen was this morning blocked by students and staff in an escalating row with the administration of the institution over pay, working conditions and the state of the campus.

New FAO Representative

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today announced that Reuben Hamilton Robertson has been appointed as the new Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to Guyana with effect from January 10, 2015.

Guyana Shines managers visit US

Program Managers for the “Guyana Shines: Keep Guyana Beautiful” project – Orin Phillips and Dexter Gonsalves – participated in the 2015 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Conference in Washington, D.C.

Unhappy meeting

Unhappy meeting: Two vehicles crashed into these concrete posts and gate at a house/business place at Zeeburg, West Coast Demerara around 8 am yesterday.

Sustainable tailoring

Sustainable tailoring: This tailor in the Timehri Docks area has set up his sewing machine outside in the bright sunshine. Since it’s a pedal machine, it requires no electricity to work and he uses natural light to work.

Small Business Bureau grants

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, through its Small Business Bureau today held its first ever Grant Award and Partnership ceremony, at which over 60 small business owners benefitted from financial aid, GINA said.

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