Daily Archives: Thursday, 10 November 2016, 18:15

Emergency plan approved to stem decline in Grade Six English, Math

A section of the students who attended the Education Month Rally 2015.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016, 18:15 by Denis Chabrol In the face of steadily declining performances in English and Mathematics,  government has given it stamp of approval for a seven-point plan to arrest the situation, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced on Thursday. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that Harmon said the strategy is termed the “Emergency ...

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Govt frowns on publicised spat between Police Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016, 18:09 by Denis Chabrol Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Thursday registered government’s dismay at the publicising of a spat between Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud and Assistant Commissioner of Police (Administration), David Ramnarine over the latter’s promotion of several ranks while the top cop was on leave. “It is important that these matters ...

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No current extradition request for Barry Dataram – US Ambassador

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016, 17:52 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US) prefers to allow Guyana to first punish drug lord, Barry Dataram before considering whether to renew an interest in him answering cocaine trafficking charges on American soil. “We do not have any other charges currently against him in the United States,” American Ambassador to Guyana, ...

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No indications of change in US visa policy after Trump win- Amb. Holloway

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016, 17:09 by Denis Chabrol United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway on Friday said Guyanese should not be worried about getting a hard time to obtain visas now that Donald Trump has been elected President. “There is no perceived change in our visa policy nor do I expect there to be. That is ...

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High Court ruling paves way for fair promotion of teachers

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016, 17:08 by Denis Chabrol Chief Justice, Yonette Cummings-Edwards on Thursday ruled that the procedure used by the  Teachers Services Commission to promote teachers was flawed and ought not to have been used, bringing an end to a long-running dispute with the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU). GTU President, Mark Lyte said the way was ...

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