Frances Abraham

UG workers up the ante

– announce 3-day strike

University of Guyana (UG) lecturers and staff upped the ante on the administration yesterday by announcing that they would be on a three-day strike commencing on Monday.

UG likely headed for full-fledged strike

– as talks break down

Several hours of discussion with the University of Guyana Administration over a two-day period appears to have fallen apart and the three unions that formed ‘Operation Rescue UG’ said they may be going into a full-fledged strike as of tomorrow.

Ngina Fayola finds fulfillment in creating music

“My dream is not to be the next so and so. My dream and mission is to give the people music that creates a revolutionary movement in each listener”

Coming from a musically-diverse family, Ngina Fayola has developed into an accomplished musician and is working towards furthering her career in music.

UG lecturers plan to sit-in from Tuesday

-Vice-Chancellor asks staff rep to apologise for ‘unbecoming behaviour’ during protest

UG lecturers were back on the picket line yesterday and plan to ramp up their protest over conditions at the Turkeyen campus and the sacking of lecturer Freddie Kissoon with a sit-in beginning Tuesday.

Protest stops classes at Turkeyen campus

-blaming gov’t unfair, Chandarpal says

Sections of the University of Guyana student body and most lecturers yesterday interrupted classes at the Turkeyen Campus to protest the dismissal of Freddie Kissoon as well as shoddy facilities at the institution.

Granger urges hinterland schools probe after protests

-review underway, says Manickchand

Opposition leader David Granger yesterday called for an investigation into the administration of hinterland schools after recent protests, but Education Minister Priya Manickchand said a detailed examination is already underway, focusing on the provision of services and the expansion of dormitories.