As the local economy continues to expand, demanding a larger workforce, Trinidadian Lecturer Dr. Roger Hosein is urging that monies be spent on increasing labour force participation.

Hosein Thursday delivered a lecture titled “Critical considerations for the economic success of Guyana in the context of its pending petroleum boom” at the Herdmaston Lodge in Georgetown. The lecture was organized by the University of Guyana.

Dr. Hosein, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of t...

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Research Professor of Latin American Studies at the US War College Strategic Studies Institute, Dr Evan Ellis delivering his lecture on “Transnational organised Crime and Regional Security Dynamics in Guyana and the Caribbean” at the Education Lecture Theatre, University of Guyana.

Guyana should ensure there are tight regulatory frameworks when dealing with Chinese investors to minimise the possible bribery of public officials, Research Professor of Latin Ame...

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When Mark Jacobs, a University of Guyana (UG) student started experimenting with chemical research, and delving into agro- processing, he never imagined that his work would lead to the establishment of a company poised to make its mark on the local and international markets.
According to information posted on the Ministry of Finance, Jacobs Agro, located at Hauraruni, Linden Soesdyke Highway, has received recognition from Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, who toured the farm, las...

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I write this letter as a Student of the University of Guyana.
Many times we as a people focus on the negatives and we never acknowledge the positives of a person or institution. Recently some staff members of the University of Guyana staged a protest for an increase in wages. While I will not comment on this, as I advocate for fair compensation for work, I’d like to speak to the negativity that has been linked to the activities spearheaded by the Vice Chancell...

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Nandalal Aher (DPI photo)

The Global Maritime Consultants Group (GMCG) has completed a three-day oil and gas training programme on offshore activities, and in the coming months will be offering more comprehensive and direct programmes, Global Business head for the company, Nandalal Aher said.


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The University of Guyana on Wednesday evening hosted a symposium to honour the life and music of the late composer Valerie Rodway, days after the Ministry of Presidency renamed the National Trust of Guyana building, the Valerie Rodway House in her honour.

The observance came one day the Guyanese composer was commemorated by President David Granger, First Lady Sandra Granger and several government officials and members of the diplomatic corps.

In brief remarks, at the Ed...

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(Ministry of Education Photo)

The University of Guyana yesterday launched the Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CoETaL), dedicated to teaching and learning scholarship.

Yesterday’s launching ceremony, which involved the hosting of a symposium at the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation Lecture Hall, was attended by Minister of Education (MoE) Nicolette Henry and Professor Percy Hintzen, Director of African and African Diaspora Affair...

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