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NGSA RESULTS – Top Students

 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION EXAMINATIONS DIVISION NATIONAL GRADE SIX ASSESSMENT 2014 The results of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) written on16 April and 17 April 2014 will be released to schools shortly.  Fifteen thousand two hundred and twenty seven (15,227) candidates were entered for this assessment. These candidates also wrote the National Grade Two Assessment […]

Guyana observes Day against Child labour

Guyana has joined the rest of the world in calling for the elimination of Child Labour, which is work that deprives children of their child hood. World Day Against Child Labour is being observed in 2014 under the theme ‘Extend Social Protection: Combat Child Labour’! While the statistics show a decline, there are still 168 […]

Speeding driver hits down and kills three on Corentyne Coast

Three persons including a teenager and a young child were killed on Wednesday night at Phillipia on the Corentyne Coast when they were all hit down by a speeding driver. According to a resident of the area, Sheralyn Pestano, the speeding car first hit down a young man and attempted to drive away from the […]

Thief shot by security while stealing GT&T cables

A 19-year old Soesdyke resident is nursing a gunshot wound to his chest after he was caught officers of a private security firm stealing GT&T fibre optic cables at Coverden on the East Bank of Demerara. According to the Guyana Police Force, the incident occurred at about 04:15 am on Wednesday. The Police statement said […]

British HC wants Guyana to “Deliver Now” on Local Govt. Elections

British High Commissioner to Guyana, Andrew Ayre used the celebration of the Queen’s 88th Birthday in Georgetown to issue another call for Guyana to host Local Government Elections. The International Community has been pressing Guyana to host local government elections. The last time Guyanese went to the polls for Local Government elections was in 1994. […]

Anti-Money Laundering more than just legislation -US Amb.

The United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt has described as “unfortunate” the decision by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force to issue a warning to its members about doing business in Guyana in absence of the updated Anti- Money laundering legislation. The U.S envoy has been calling for Guyana to put the legislation in […]

Woman found dead with head in bucket; husband arrested

A Friendship, East Bank Demerara woman was found dead early on Tuesday morning at the bottom of her stairs with her head in a bucket. She has been identified as 25-year-old Shelly Persaud. Investigators have taken the woman’s husband into custody as they continued their probe of the death. The woman’s husband claims that he […]