— when oil comes on stream, says TT expert

By Carl Croker 
“ONCE Brian Lara left the team, the faults in the West Indies team showed up” says Dr Roger Hosein, who used the analogy to explain what happens when oil-rich states pay little attention to its other industries.

Dr. Hosein was at the time giving the feature address at the second Clive Yolande Thomas distinguished lecture held at the Herdmanston Lodge on T...

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― UG revellers flood Berbice to Celebrate Mash 49

― Spectators flood streets to revel in the celebrations

DPI, Guyana, Monday, March 4, 2019

Devta Ramroop, President of the University of Guyana Students’ Society (UGSS), united both Tain and Turkeyen campuses in a spectacular patriotic display over the weekend at the Berbice Mashramani celebration.

Students from the main Turkeyen cam...

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Andrew Gibson looked in fine touch on Saturday during his unbeaten fifty for UG (Royston Alkins photo) 

 

A brilliant all-round performance by Andre Gibson sealed an intense four-wicket win for the University of Guyana (UG) over GNIC in the final round of the New Building Society (NBS) Second Division 40-over tournament at GNIC on Saturday. 

 Gibson, a former Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) player, snared 4-50 and recorded an unbeaten ha...

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As one integrally involved in the first-ever student-organised sporting event to be held at the Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana, first-year International Relations student Jafar Gibbons has hailed the tournament as a massive success. Having played 19 games on the day, with all having been played smoothly, with no interruptions occurring at any point, Gibbons says he has been really impressed with the style of play and the fluidity with which the teams played.
Hard Knock...

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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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DEAR EDITOR,

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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