A CALL was made on Saturday evening for the Caribbean’s rich talent and expertise across various sectors to be cherished and promoted, when the 2017 laureates of the Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence were recognised for their outstanding contribution to the Region.

The laureates this year — the ninth instalment — are Guyanese sculptor Winslow Craig, who was awarded in the Arts and Letters category; Trinidadian musical composer, Kwame Ryan (Arts and Let...

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AMID alarming failure rates, the Public Health Ministry is moving ahead with plans to revamp the Registered Nursing Programme in Guyana, with the aim of offering it at the level of the University of Guyana as against the Nursing School.

In an exclusive interview with the Guyana Chronicle, Principal of the Georgetown School of Nursing Cleopatra Barkoye, disclosed that the Public Health Ministry is collaborating with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), University of Guyana (UG...

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Two Guyanese, one Grenadian and one national of Trinidad and Tobago Saturday night copped the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2017 that was held in Georgetown, the Guyanese capital.

The laureates are Mr. Winslow Craig (Arts and Letters) -Guyana ; Kwame Ryan (Arts and Letters)- Trinidad and Tobago; Shadek Nyack Compton (Entrepreneurship)- Grenada and Christopher Arif Bulkan (Public and Civic Contributions)- Guyana.

Craig is a Guyanese sculptor whose natural tale...

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The University of Guyana’s Turkeyen and Tain Talks held its seventh meeting in New Amsterdam, Berbice on Wednesday, on Guyana’s emerging oil and gas economy.

Present at the talks were Director of the University of Guyana, Berbice Campus and Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith and Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman among others.

According to GINA, Minister Trotman told the students and other persons gathered for the Turkeyen ...

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Dear Editor,
I TRUST that all is well. The Kaieteur News editorial, “UG Needs better Leadership”, published May 04, 2017, [RS2]reflects a poor understanding of the University of Guyana’s role in Guyana’s development and place in the wider world. The University’s mission is to generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge in the service of the community, the nation, and all mankind in an atmosphere of free and critical inquiry (Academic Board 2001). It aims t...

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Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought: Genealogies, Theories, Enactments is a new collection of essays that will be launched at the University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus on May 11 and at the Berbice Campus on May 12, 2017. The book is being launched in tandem with UG’s new Institute of Gender Studies, now in its setting up phase and in partnership with the Women & Gender Equality Commission (WGEC). The book seeks to answer the question of how Indo-Caribbean descended women and men are drawi...

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Come next semester, the University of Guyana (UG) will be opening the doors of its new School of Entrepreneur-ship and Business Innovation (SEBI), an initiative which Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith says is reflective of a re-examination of the relevance and delivery of the institution’s programmes “in keeping with national development, industry needs, student-centred learning and faculty development.”

In a nutshell, all of this means that the University o...

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The nation’s highest learning institution, University of Guyana (UG) along with West Demerara Secondary and Christianburg/Wismar Multilateral School recorded some standout performances when the Ministry of Education (MoE) staged the second annual National Schools Relay Festival at the National Track and Field Centre at Leonora yesterday.

The student athletes of UG unsurprisingly dominated the tertiary segment of the event with their speedy footwork and their faultless...

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