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Date: 19 Jan 18 01:07pm
Over 400 students of La Parfaite Harmonie Primary School will have to wait one more week before returning to their fire-damaged building. According to a government statement, renovations are being “facilitated” to the damaged section of the one-flat structure.The West Demerara school, which has 489 students, was also temporarily housing almost 200 kindergarten children.The L-shaped building was badly damaged in the middle section with the headmistress’ room and kindergarten section completely destroyed. The roof in that section has also caved in.Fire-damaged La Parfaite Harmonie Primary School will not open tomorrow for the new term.On March 26, Grade Six students were writing the National Assessment when the fire, NFL Jerseys Cheap, believed to be electrical, broke out.Education officials overseeing the exams and teachers managed to quickly evacuate the students. The blaze was contained to one section.According to a government statement last week, Saudia Khadir, Superintendent of Exams, has confirmed that the Grade Six students are yet to complete Mathematics Paper 2 and Social Studies Papers 1 and 2.   Plans are progressing to ensure that they will be able to complete the test papers in due time. A date will be announced later.With records of the students lost in the fire, the school has since started a process of meeting with parents to reconstruct these.Tomorrow a critical meeting is to be held at 14:00hrs at the school to apprise parents on the way forward. The $60M school was commissioned 18 months ago on October 29, 2011.Meanwhile, contractors are working to speed up construction on the nursery school next door.The school had been scheduled to be completed for the January term but was delayed after the contractor reportedly skipped the country. Already the windows are in but the roof is still to be completed.
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Date: 19 Jan 18 01:07pm
Yesterday, at the AINLIM Complex at East Bank Demerara, there was in attendance a horde of children, who were provided with an opportunity to enjoy the Christmas spirit. The occasion was the annual Children’s Christmas Party hosted by the Associated Industries Limited (AINLIM) at its Alexander Village headquarters.There was music, dance, and lots to eat and drink. There was also the surprise highlight of the afternoon —entertainment by the Clown.According to representatives of AINLIM, the event is just one of the many community development projects undertaken by AINLIM, and its popularity has grown significantly with the children.Mr. George Persaud, Spare Parts Coordinator of AINLIM, said that the children who attended the party were from the communities of Ruimveldt, River View, Yarrow Dam and Alexander Village.He noted that AINLIM, during the Christmas season, would extend invitations to churches, cheap jerseys, community centres, and organisations like the Ruimveldt Children’s Aid Centre. Their members would, acting on the invitation, locate children in need and personally invite them.He added that they try to provide educational gifts that are functional as well as fun for children within the age range of five to seven years.Public Relations Officer, Miss Rhonda Wilson, said this it is only one of two such parties for the children during this Christmas season; the second party will take place today at the Demerara Oxygen Company Limited (DOCOL), Old Road, Eccles, East Bank Demerara.
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Date: 19 Jan 18 01:06pm
–    Urges ranks to “lock up down to your friend”Acting Commissioner of Police, Leroy Brumell, on Friday emphasised the importance of professionalism to be at the forefront of each police rank’s day to day duty.Commissioner emphasises need for professionalism.The Top Cop made the call at the passing out parade on Friday at the Tactical Services Unit Square, Eve Leary, where some 130 constables graduated.The ranks were from the probationer’s Final Training Course, Recruit Courses 308 and 309 and Immigration Course No 1/2013.Brumell charged the policemen and women to be good ambassadors and to act professionally in their communities. “It is the only way to get respect.”The Commissioner said that the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has recognised the need for continued training.As he highlighted that training involves education, Brumell quoted to the gathering made up of fellow officers and relatives of those who graduated that “the greatest weapon you can truly use when instituting change is to educate.”He said that ranks are being trained both locally and overseas. “There are two groups of police officers in Trinidad, one set in Russia and one set in Korea undergoing training.”The acting commissioner urged the lot not to fall among thorns. ”I expect you to go out there and not fall among any thorns, be responsible, and maintain law and order, and we expect when you go out there, you do your utmost.He added that the first arrest he made was his neighbour “even though we were friends.”Brumell told the ranks that they need to view themselves as ambassadors in this “noble” organisation.The programme began with a parade march, Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, followed by an inspection. The course reports were done by Senior Superintendent Paul Williams, the Force’s training officer, who disclosed that each rank was evaluated based on attendance, presentation, conduct, and attitude inside and outside of the Force.Based on the evaluation, the top performers were selected from each course.Woman Constable Wilson was the recipient of the Baton of Honour. From the Recruit Course 308, Constable Vanhersel was the best student, Constable Barkoye was the Best Classroom Student, and Constable Mc Clintock was the most improved student.Then from Recruit Course 309, the best student was Constable Bovell, the Best Classroom Student was Constable Munesh, and the Most Improved Student was Constable Burgess. The best student and the Best Classroom Student from the immigration course were Constable Armstrong and Constable Stewart respectively.
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Date: 19 Jan 18 01:06pm
– as part of Independence celebration preparationApproximately $1 million has already been expended by the Mayor and City Councillors of Georgetown (M&CC) to put measures in place to advance works on the Wholesale Depot at the Bourda, China Cheap Jerseys, Georgetown Merriman Mall.Works on the Presidential ParkAccording to Public Relations Officer (Ag), Ms. Debra Lewis, M&CC continues to work assiduously to complete works on the Wholesale Depot. The Depot has been the subject of controversy after M&CC asked vendors to halt vending activities.But according to Lewis the Municipality has taken on the task of undertaking strategic works to make the Depot an attractive vending location. And this is part of the Municipality’s preparatory plans for the nation’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.“The Council anticipates that for the 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations the entire Merriman Mall would be transformed into an exquisite tourist attraction with a special presidential park which  is taking shape; the children’s play area, a  fitness park,   food  mart,    and the wholesale depot.“This restoration programme would see the Council establishing other parks and green spaces for the citizens, ” related Lewis.Electrical fittings in place at the Merriman Mall stalls.Currently electrical works have been completed, so that each stall at Merriman Mall would be properly illuminated. Also, the Council has plans to provide the vendors with specially built stalls so that food can be properly displayed, according to Lewis who pointed out, “The Georgetown Municipality would furnish the area with all other amenities including water, security and garbage collection.”Earlier, the Council met with the vendors and gave them the opportunity to come up with designs and styles of the stalls. This process was intended to derive a common design for stalls in order to ensure that they are built in a uniformed manner.  But according to Lewis this consultation process did not materialize thus resulting in some friction.However, at the level of Council a decision was taken to expend funds to erect the stalls. And Lewis has made it clear that “this area would be used strictly for the wholesale of goods and would be exclusively managed by the Georgetown Municipality.”The Public Relations Officer (Ag) has informed that the Municipality is also working towards enhancing the general aesthetics of all of the markets that fall under its purview. Already she noted that rehabilitation of the Kitty Market has started and consultations have started with vendors at La Penitence Market.An initial discussion with vendors saw a proposal being made for the stalls on the borders to be rebuilt in a more attractive style. This move, according to Lewis, is one that the Municipality is also hoping to finance.Other markets will be targeted for such works. While Lewis is optimistic that such works could be completed in time for the independence celebration she asserted that if this is not possible the Municipality will continue to persist with its markets improvement plan.“We are looking to create market places that people will be happy to go into and shop simply  because it looks so attractive, ” said Lewis as she related that a meeting with vendors of La Penitence Market is slated to happen in another two weeks.
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Date: 19 Jan 18 01:06pm
A truck, GLL 8059, laden with groceries was yesterday seized by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) enforcement officials and taken to Customs House for inspection.The groceries being offloaded at the GRA office on Main Street.According to the owner who gave her name only as Angela, she bought the goods from Brazil and was stopped along the Linden highway by the GRA officials who then ordered the truck to the Main Street office.The woman said she paid duties on the items at the Lethem/Guyana border and presented those documents to the officials.At Customs House, a senior Customs Officer said it is customary for the enforcement arm to carry out such exercises, but acknowledged that it is unusual for the unloading to take place on Sunday.He explained that there was nothing special about this incident.The truck was emptied of all its contents which included rice, peas, milk and other groceries.When Kaieteur News sought clarification about the reason for searching the truck although duties were paid, the officer said that they needed to verify that the correct amount of duty was paid.He explained that when this is verified the truck will be released to its owner or if additional duties are to be paid, Cheap NFL Jerseys, such will have to be done pending the release of the vehicle.The owner of the truck could be seen pacing up and down as the officers carried out their inspection. She said while she has been making these trips to Brazil for a while now it is the first time that her items were stopped and searched. The woman claimed that she normally supplies groceries to businesses in Bartica.
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