Daily Archives: Monday, 16 March 2020, 17:46

Update: Granger, Jagdeo may sign agreement tonight for vote recount in all 10 regions -sources

Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2020, 18:13 by Writer President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo are Monday night expected to sign an agreement containing the essence of their decisions and discussions after which the national recount of votes cast in the March 2, 2020 general elections is expected to begin, sources said. The well-placed sources said the ...

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Coronavirus: UG staff, students sent home until month-end; education ministry wants private lessons closed

Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2020, 18:04 by Writer The Ministry of Education is calling on providers of private lessons to suspend their operations as Guyana seeks to contain the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19). The education ministry is calling on private lesson providers not to open for classes and ensure social distancing. And, as a precautionary measure in ...

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Commonwealth, OAS welcome general elections vote recount

Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2020, 17:52 by Writer The Commonwealth and the Organisation of American States (OAS) have welcomed the decision by President David Granger to ask Caricom to help with supervising a national recount of votes cast in Guyana’s general elections earlier this month. The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland says the leadership of President David Granger and ...

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National Grade Six exam postponed due to coronavirus

Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2020, 17:41 by Writer Following careful consideration about the administration of the National Grade Six Assessment during restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Education has rescheduled the examination to a date to be announced. The education ministry in an advisory said the previously-announced dates of April 8 and ...

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