…cites CXC endorsement of NGSA exam and marking process The Ministry of Education has rejected claims by the opposition that the integrity of this year’s NGSA results has been compromised. The ministry insisted that the exams and marking process have received ringing endorsement by the Caribbean Examination Council. In a statement the ministry said it finds the APNU+AFC statement disappointing […]

The APNU+AFC Coalition said that it was during its five-year tenure that a solid foundation was laid for the improved performance of students at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment. And while it congratulated students for their sterling performance, the opposition said this has been tainted by the frequent visits to the marking sites by Education Minister Priya Manickchand whose […]

…driver, other occupants were seen drinking alcohol before incident Two men have died after the vehicle they were in plunged into a canal at Mahaicont Branch Road, East Coast Demerara late Saturday night. Dead are: Deocharran Dass and Bhickram Singh. Police in Regional Division #5 are investigating the accident, which occurred at about 22:30 hrs on Saturday 16th October, 2021 […]

– Paul Slowe says action will be taken against ranks who assaulted him at Magistrates’ Court —cites political motive for ‘harassment’ Former Chairman of the Police Service Commission and Assistant Police Commissioner (Ret’d), Paul Slowe said the attempt by ranks of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to arrest him at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court was a political move intended […]

…the driving force behind Region Nine’s top student, Aisha DeFreitas By Lisa Hamilton Just looking at 11-year-old Aisha DeFreitas who topped Region Nine at the 2021 National Grade Six Assesment (NGSA) Examination, one would be unable to tell just how much the odds were stacked against her and the sacrifice it took for her to make the achievement. At the […]

…scores of others received zero marks in some subjects The Ministry of Education will soon investigate what caused over 500 candidates who registered for the National Grade Six Assesment (NGSA) exams to be absent and what influenced some candidates who sat the exam to receive zero marks for some subject areas. Presenting the statistics at the announcement of the NGSA […]

There have been 63 COVID-19 deaths this month as of October 16, pushing the overall death toll of the virus to 862. Meanwhile, deaths are still being recorded for September — Guyana’s worst month of COVID deaths to date — with the toll now at 172. For October thus far, three fully vaccinated persons have died, 7 partially vaccinated persons […]

…ex-cop to sue state for wrongful incarceration …says contracted Covid in prison, suffered an heart attack By Svetlana Marshall “I got COVID in prison, I suffered a heart attack, I suffered two fires, endured public embarrassment and I have a new name – Colin Bailey, former murder accused; I don’t intend to take it lightly,” Bailey told this newspaper. Bailey […]

The Regional Education Office in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) has reportedly warned teachers in Paruima that they too will be barred from entering the school’s compound in the coming week, if they are unable to produce their COVID-19 vaccination cards or negative PCR test results. Absenteeism, the Office further warned, will result in cut to their salaries – a situation one […]

– Agri. Minister assures …after Perth farmers plea with gov’t not to bypass them By Svetlana Marshall Amid concerns by farmers, who operate in Perth, that they are being bypassed during the distribution of the flood-relief cash grants, Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha has assured that all farmers, who suffered losses during the recent floods that devastated farming communities across […]

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