The Ministry of Education this evening said that 12 schools in Georgetown and one in Region Three will remain closed tomorrow January 15, 2014 as a result of severe rainfall which has caused flooding of their compounds. The schools to remain closed tomorrow are as follows:
1. Tutorial High
2. East Ruimveldt Secondary
3. The Bishops’ High
4. Queenstown Secondary
5. St. Rose’s High
6. St. Ambrose Primary
7. St. Gabriel’s Primary
8. St. Agnes Primary
9. Comenius Primary
10. St. Sidwell’s Primary
11. South Road Nursery
12. Happy Hearts Nursery
Region # 3
The Ministry of Education is monitoring the situation, and will provide further information about the state of the schools as additional information is received. The Ministry will alert parents, teachers and students as to when sessions can be resumed at these schools.
Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today sacked the justice minister over his criticism of a $1.1 billion deal, signed last month, to lease a port to a Chinese company, the cabinet spokesman said.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published today they had collected scientific data proving Exxon Mobil Corp made “explicit factual misrepresentations” in newspaper ads it purchased to convey its views on the oil industry and climate science.
In the wake of rising bad loans and a massive alleged fraud against it this year, the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has posted an unaudited net after tax profit of $603m for the first six months of this year compared to $961m in the same period for 2016.
Vamanadev Hiralall, of the privately-run Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN), is the country’s top performer at this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) after achieving an accumulated 13 grade one and 3 grade two passes.
Twenty-six students in the top one percent of the 12,684 who sat this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certification (CSEC) examinations earned 12 or more Grade I passes, with half of them, including the top performer, coming from Queen’s College (QC).
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