…family members proud of their achievement By Lisa Hamilton Should things go as planned, zoologists, biologists, chefs and pilots are just some of the professions that Guyana can look forward to from its top-performing pupils coming out of the 2021 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) exams. The Village Voice News spoke with as many of these top performers as possible […]

—-Parents share advice on how to support NGSA pupils   Behind every National Grade Six Assesment (NGSA) top performer at the Arthur Chung Conference Center on Friday was a guardian who was overjoyed with their performance. The Village Voice News spoke with several parents about the support they provided and what advice they would leave to others that could make […]

…1,600 students to be removed from ‘primary tops’ Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand has announced that the ministry has made significant strides in removing children from ‘Primary Tops’, thereby enabling 1,600 more students to attend a top-performing secondary school. At the announcement of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2021 results on Friday, Minister Manickchand said that representatives from the […]

….English, Social Studies picked up, … science falls.back By Lisa Hamilton While the results for the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2021 show that pupils improved on the previous years in the areas of English and Social Studies, there was a drop in performance in Maths and Science. According to Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand, this is evidence that while […]

– President Ali commits to its further enhancement Residents in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) can now easily access quality healthcare services as the Lethem Regional Hospital was on Friday recommissioned as a Smart Hospital facility. The upgrading of the Lethem Regional Hospital is part of the “Smart Healthcare Facilities in the Caribbean” project being funded by the United […]

More than 1000 Region Two farmers received $350 million in flood relief grants on Friday, during an outreach spearheaded by Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha. The Government has set aside some $7.6 billion for the initiative as a way of supporting farmers who suffered losses in the recent countrywide flood. Ms. Liloatie Takoordeen, was among the hundreds who showed up […]

Retired Assistant Police Commissioner Paul Slowe has criticised the Corporate Communications Unit of the Guyana Police for what he termed a propaganda piece on his encounter with ranks last Friday at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court. Slowe said the officers in the unit should understand that their role should not be the spreading of propaganda and foolish statements. “It may be […]

… Nirvana Wimal of Success Elementary leads the way 524 out of 527 marks Out of 13,821 candidates writing the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2021, over 160 were specially recognised on Friday by the Ministry of Education for being among the top performers in their regions and nationally . They were recognised at the Arthur Chung Conference Center at […]

An accident on the runway at the Kamarang airstrip has resulted in the death of a 29 -year- old man. Reports are that around 3pm on Friday, Nigel Rodrigues went to offload items from the plane, a Cessna Caravan operated by Air Services Limited , when he walked around from the back to the front of the aircraft. At the […]

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