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Daily Archives: January 22, 2015

Ministry of Education working to ensure “smooth and effective” CSEC, CAPE on polling day

Amid concerns that the holding of general and regional elections would disrupt the smooth holding of Caribbean Secondary Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency (CAPE) examinations, the Ministry of Education Thursday afternoon assured that the matter is being addressed. “The Ministry wishes to assure all its stakeholders and all citizens that every consideration is being given to the smooth and ...

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Western Nations urge issue-based election campaign

Western Nations on Thursday urged that the campaign for Guyana’s general elections focus more on issues and that there would be no abuse of State resources during the campaign, even as they pledged to offer assistance. “We are hopeful that the upcoming electoral process will allow the Guyanese people to debate the important issues that are facing the country,” the ...

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UG students likely to pressure administration over pay-dispute

The University of Guyana Student Society (UGSS) has called for a meeting with the university’s student population in light of threats by academic and non-academic staff to delay the commencement of the semester as well as other issues. This meeting may very well see the UGSS mobilizing students for actions against the administration of the University of Guyana (UG), the ...

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Parliament should approve funds for GECOM’s running of elections- House Speaker

President Donald Ramotar’s decision not to dissolve Parliament at the same time he announced a date for General and Regional Elections on Tuesday raised questions about whether the suspension oflaw-making body would first have to be lifted to approve money for financing the poll. But a top government official told Caribbean News Desk that “there is no need to go ...

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