Fourteen years ago, an Indian national left his home country and travelled to Guyana to take up a positon as a lecturer in the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Guyana and today is Director of the university’s Berbice Campus.

The work of Prof Gomathinayagam Subramanian, better known as Prof Gom, which is primarily in the area of agriculture, has not gone unnoticed by his adopted country as he is probably the only non-national among the 77 this year to receive a national award...

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Two new Commissioners were on Wednesday sworn in to serve on the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for the next three years.

Dr. Leyland Marvin Lucas and Ms. Verlyn Eleanor Klass took the Oath of Office before President David Granger, bringing the PUC to its full complement.

“Now that the Commission has been bolstered with new members, we can certainly get the job done in a more efficient manner because as you would imagine, in the last four months I couldn’t make any d...

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– President Granger says PUC is the guardian of the public interest

Georgetown, Guyana (May 8, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, reiterated that the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is “the guardian of the public interest” as he administered the Oath of Office to Ms. Verlyn Klass and Dr. Leyland Lucas, who will now serve as members of the Commission.

At the simple swearing-in ceremony, which was held at the Ministry of the Presidency, t...

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Dear Editor,

We the undersigned hereby write this letter of support for Vice Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith as he deals with personal, misleading and scurrilous attacks of his stewardship of the University of Guyana.

 

First, we should state that each of us has spent many decades in academia, in faculty and many senior academic administrative positions at some major universities in the United States. We are personal and professional colleag...

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Dear Editor,

I write to express my support for Vice Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith and the renewal of his contract at the University of Guyana. I hope to use this brief letter to sound my reasons for supporting his continuing in the post and that these may be weighed in the balance amidst those calling for him to be replaced.

I met the Vice Chancellor the very year he was appointed. He is the first Vice Chancellor of the University I had met. He had come to London and gave ...

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