Chancellor of the Judiciary (ag), Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards addressing the gathering at the launch on Tuesday (Adrian Narine photo)

-new programme launched to train persons in forensic psychology

GUYANA has recorded 400 cases of sexual abuse against children in just three months, a figure which Resident UNICEF Representative, Sylvie Fouet says is alarming.

Fouet was at the time speaking at the launch of the Forensic Psy...

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Guyana’s legal experts are to be trained in forensic psychology, aimed at applying more natural science techniques in securing convictions for sexual offences and violence against children.

The eight-module programme is being supported by the University of Guyana’s (UG) Faculty of Health Sciences, United Nations Children’s Fund, the judiciary, the University of Guyana’s Psychology Task Force and the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations.

Among the tr...

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— 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.
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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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