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Altering National Monuments without the approval of the National Trust is Unlawful

Rickford Burke - President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID)

The Guyana government's decision to paint government buildings in green has become contentious, as it should. Particularly, the government has painted the Office of the President as well as State House, the official residence of the President, in green.

Annetha Hall, Making a Difference

Annetha M. HallAnnetha M. Hall born in the UK to Guyanese parents who migrated to the England in 1960, has been a major contributor to the strategies and success of several non-profit organizations in the Washington DC area since 1980.

President David Granger and Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira to speak at the UG inaugural Diaspora Engagement Conference

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The University of Guyana (UG) will host the historic inaugural Diaspora Engagement Conference (DEC 2017) from July 23 to 28, 2017, at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel, under the theme: Dreaming Diaspora Engagement, Doing Diaspora Engagement. The Conference is expected to attract over one hundred participants from within and outside Guyana.

Citizen's Response to Kaieteur News Editorial "UG Needs better Leadership"

Terrence Blackman, Dean School of Science, Health & Technology Medgar Evers College, City University of New York

Dear Sir/Madam,

I trust that all is well. The Kaieteur News editorial, "UG Needs better Leadership",  published  May 04, 2017,  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 to provide a place for education, learning, and research at the of the highest university standard in the arts and sciences throughout Guyana. It is a mission and legacy bequeathed to us by our forbearers who had the foresight and wisdom to dream this dream in 1963. Given this mission, what is the right framework for understanding and analyzing our national university? I humbly submit to the editor, that the guiding principles for a proper analysis of the university's leadership and trajectory are as follows:

The Future of Guyana’s Sugar Industry

Guysuco Products

The troubles facing the sugar industry in Guyana must be looked at through the eyes of modern innovative niche marketing visionaries and strategists.

UG Council Decides on Tuition Fees and Salaries

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Following intense discussion, the March 30 extra-ordinary meeting of the University of Guyana Council, chaired by Chancellor Eon Nigel Harris, voted to increase tuition fees. In making the decision the Council examined the University's projected budget deficit, the pressing needs of the University, and projected alternative income streams.

Chinese Army Donates Military Equipment to Guyana Defence Force

Some of the 31 pieces of military equipment donated to the GDF by the Chinese People's Liberation Army

------ Will enhance GDF's infrastructural development role

UG Establishes a University Press

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The University of Guyana  (UG) and  Ian Randle Publishers (IRP) of Jamaica signed an agreement on March 16, 2017 to establish The University of Guyana Press as the publishing arm of UG to create an outlet for the scholarly work of faculty and student researchers, as part of efforts to boost research and scholarship at the nation's sole national university.

Small Campus Fire at Turkeyen Contained - University of Guyana Press Release

Fire in the University of Guyana compound

The University of Guyana is working with the investigators from the Guyana Fire Service and Guyana Police Force to determine the cause of a small fire which started at around 10:00 h on Tuesday, March 8, 2017.

New Media Accreditation Criteria for Government Facilities

The Government of Guyana has issued new criteria for media personnel security clearance at the Ministry of the Presidency offices and at State House.

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