Daily Archives: Sunday, 25 November 2018, 21:02

British university to pay reparations for £200 million extracted from Caribbean

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2018, 21:02 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Jamaica Gleaner Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has reported that The University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom (UK) has agreed to pay reparations for £200 million (approximately GYD$53 billion) taken from the Caribbean. According to Beckles, who recently ...

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Cuban doctors advise President Granger to reduce public engagements; still working

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2018, 20:41 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger has heeded advice by his Cuban medical specialists to scale back public engagements, the Ministry of the Presidency said Sunday night. The decision to stay away from the glare of the public, government said, was part of “precautionary measures in light of his recent diagnosis of ...

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Guyanese Professor appointed to top post at University of the South Pacific

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2018, 17:59 by Denis Chabrol The University of the South Pacific (USP) has appointed Professor Prem Misir as Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Professor and Head of School of Public Health for the new Solomon Islands Campus effective from 15 October 2018, that institution has announced. USP is instituting a programme in Public Health to be based in the new ...

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North West-bound cargo boat sinks; captain, crew rescued

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2018, 17:40 by Denis Chabrol A cargo boat sank early Sunday morning off the coast off North Western Guyana as it was taking ‘goods’ from Georgetown to Mabaruma and Port Kaituma, sources said. Officials identified the boat as MV Shivita Two and owned by T. Ballack  of Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara. The captain and all ...

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Bandit takes police to Hell Hill for gun after robbery- investigators

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2018, 17:09 by Denis Chabrol A gold miner, who allegedly robbed a female shopkeeper at gunpoint, was arrested and he took  Guyanese police to Hell Hill, North West District for the gun he reportedly used during the robbery, police said. The accused, who lives at Minab , Matthew’s Ridge, North West District, allegedly robbed the ...

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Youths trained in democracy, mobilisation, other areas

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2018, 16:59 by Denis Chabrol Sixty youths on Sunday graduated from a Ministry of the Presidency-sponsored Leadership Course  that included subjects such as democracy, mobilisation and the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), government’s flagship development plan. Senior Education and Training Officer, Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Social Cohesion, Culture Youth and Sport, Ronald Austin ...

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