De Sinco-Milex supports chess: Isha De Abreau (right) an official of De Sinco Trading hands over a cheque to St Stanislaus College student Chelsea Juma for her to attend the Carifta Games in Curacao this month. At left is Wendell Meusa, a FIDE national chess instructor and head of the Wendell Meusa Chess Foundation of which Juma is a student. Juma said her desire is to return to Guyana with a medal and a win for her country.

 

The University of Guyana’s (UG) Andre Jaganadan won the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) junior qualification tournament held recently.
Jaganandan edged Ghansham Alijohn on the progressive ratings tiebreak system after both players ended on six points from seven matches, a press release from Tournament Director Irshad Mohammed stated.

The University of Guyana’s (UG) Andre Jaganadan won the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) junior qualification tournament held recently.
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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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