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Daily Archives: April 2, 2016

Education Minister opposes students writing numerous CXC subjects

Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine  on Saturday said he is in strongly in favour of discouraging secondary school students from writing more than eight Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) subjects because those who sit more than that number of exams are not benefiting from a rounded education. “I am strongly in favour of whatever mechanism we can find to discourage the ...

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Did Party Politics trump Democracy at the Georgetown City Council?

Even before the dust had settled as the Georgetown Municipality elected it’s Mayor and Deputy Mayor along with members of the Finance Committee, some persons had questioning looks on their as to what transpired during the election of those persons. Newly Elected Mayor Patricia Chase-Green and Deputy Mayor Sherod Duncan were elected to their posts unopposed. However, it was not ...

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Big plans in pipeline to deal with autism in Guyana

As plans continue for the construction of a school for autistic children, Minister of Education Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine on Saturday announced that a curriculum would be developed for that category of learners. Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited, at the same time, called on authorities to generate statistics on autism in the country. Speaking at the Promenade Gardens after a Republic Bank ...

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