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New offshore Guyana medical school expands to Caribbean

A newly-established Guyana-headquartered offshore medical school, Lincoln American University, says it is about to apply for Caribbean accreditation even as it rolls out a plan to establish similar institutions across the region. Advisor to Lincoln American University, Dr. Emmanuel Cummings said already the institution located at Water and Barrack Streets has been registered with Guyana’s National Accreditation Council (NAC), paving ...

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Joint teachers’ union- govt task force making progress on salaries, state of education- GTU

The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and government are making progress in negotiations for increased salaries and other benefits, with President David Granger expected to make the final decision after he reads a joint task force report to be presented to him. GTU President, Mark Lyte said the talks are expected to wrap up this week. General Secretary of that union, ...

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Guyana not ready to inform Council of Legal Education of its Law School negotiating Committee- AG Williams

Attorney General, Basil Williams on Monday said indicated he is not yet ready to inform the Caribbean’c Council of Legal Education who are the members of a committee who will meet with that regional body that governs the quality and standards of legal education. Williams also took the opportunity to again criticise CLE Chairman, Senior Counsel Reginald Armour and accuse ...

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National Cadet Corps revived

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) was officially resuscitated today, following a launching ceremony at the Hope Secondary School, East Coast Demerara, following months of consultations with major stakeholders, including Education and Regional administrative officials, the Ministers of Social Cohesion and Education, George Norton and Nicolette Henry, respectively attended the event along with students from the schools participating in the initial ...

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Council of Legal Education has not approved Joseph Haynes Law School; Guyana yet to submit info on key decisions

Guyana is yet to clear several hurdles before it can establish a local law school because no such approval has ever been granted by the Caribbean’s Council of Legal Education (CLE), well-placed sources said Sunday. Indications are that as far back as September, 2002 the CLE had decided to establish a Law School in Guyana, but approval is still to be ...

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Chairmanship of Council of Legal Education possibly heading to Caricom leaders

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs , Basil Williams on Monday signaled that Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders might be asked to consider the future of the Chairman of the Council of Legal Education (CLE), Reginald Armour over his perceived handling of Guyana’s desire to establish a local law school. “If this Chairman continues to act in the manner in ...

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See your imprisonment as your opportunity to get right back up – Director of Prisons tells prison graduates

One hundred and twenty inmates of the Sibley Hall / Mazaruni Prisons graduated with technical and vocational skills on Monday to help prepare them for reintegration into the society and reduce the number of repeat offenders. The course of training focused on imparting skills to inmates with the aim of equipping them for reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. In ...

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Questionable medical school owner resurfaces; leaves students in limbo

Several persons believed that they have been defrauded by a woman who has for several decades been allegedly setting up bogus medical training institutions in Guyana. After weeks of asking the woman, who gives her name as Juanna Craig, for details about the unnamed medical school such as its accreditation, she fled Saturday afternoon from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) where ...

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Former Chancellor denies Attorney General’s claim of blocking Guyana law school

Former Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh Monday night distanced himself from a pronouncement by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams that he helped block Guyana’s planned establishment of a local law school. “I was never part of any  Review Committee discussion on a proposed Law School for Guyana  nor have I ever contributed in any ...

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