Education Ministry to focus on disparity in education and transportation services as new school year begins

Newly appointed Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry on Monday extended appreciation to her predecessor, Dr. Rupert Roppnarine for his distinguished service to the development of education sector. Henry who served under Dr. Rooopnarine as the Minister with responsibility for Culture, Youth, and Sport, replaced him after he was shifted to the Ministry to the Presidency as the […]

New group of Cuban trained Medical Doctors urged to be more sensitive to patient care

Thirty-Eight (38) Medical Doctors who have spent the last six years in Cuba studying have now graduated. The graduation ceremony took place on Wednesday. At the graduation, feature speaker, Minister of Public Service,  Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, took the opportunity to demand the best level of patient-centred care from the new doctors. Minister Roopnaraine charged the Doctors to be more sensitive to […]

Govt. to work with Exxon on developing transparent and accountable relationship

President David Granger has indicated that the Government will be working with ExxonMobil to develop a long term relationship, which is founded on transparency, accountability, openness and aligned interests for the good of Guyana. He offered the remarks on Wednesday during a meeting with a visiting delegation of ExxonMobil executives. The meeting, which was held […]

Dr. George Norton takes over Youth,Sport and Culture portfolio as Nicolette Henry confirmed as Education Minister

President David Granger has announced that Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton will, as of September 1, assume responsibility for Culture Youth and Sport, allowing Minister of Education, Ms. Nicolette Henry to focus on improving the quality of and access to education countrywide.  In a statement, the Ministry of the Presidency said Dr. Norton […]

City Hall further delays vote on parking meter project

The Georgetown Mayor and City Council has further delayed the vote on the parking meter project. At a statutory meeting this afternoon, the Council agreed to discuss the fate of the parking meter project during a special session on September 7th. The move, which in effect delays the vote, comes as brightly coloured posters supporting paid parking […]