Daily Archives: 06/11/2013

Capitol News – TV video reports – 10th June 2013

Capitol News – TV video reports – 10th June 2013

  • Gov’t justifies GPL’s move to increase electricity tariff by 26.7% – 10th Jun 2013
  • Policeman dies while chasing escapee – 10th Jun 2013
  • GUYSUCO Executive Chairman’s salary reduced – 10th Jun 2013
  • State of the sugar industry is a cause for concern, Says AFC’s executive member Moses Nagamootoo – 10th Jun 2013
  • Health Ministry Teams up with the Education Ministry to promote healthy eating habits among students – 10th Jun 2013
  • Tourism offerings showcased at Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Media Marketplace – 7th Jun 2013
  • Guyana Power & Light company to introduce smart metering in Guyana – 7th Jun 2013

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Kato schoolchildren fetching logs for hot meals controversy

Kato schoolchildren fetching logs for hot meals… Regional Admin. was informed on three occasions


kato children fetching logsPicture:  Students of Kato Primary carrying the logs to be used for cooking

As controversy continues to surround the feeding programme at Kato Primary School, the   Regional Democratic Councilor, RDC at the centre of the issue, Neim Mohammed Gafoor is maintaining the credibility of his claims.

“I have proof to support what I’m saying… the matter was brought up to REDO and subsequently to Minister Ganga Persaud but he didn’t pay heed to what was happening. I do not have the Education Minister’s number so I took it upon myself to expose this sort of exploitation of young children,” he said.    Continue reading

Pilot, analyst and administrator, Beverley Drake, is a ‘Special Person’

Pilot, analyst and administrator, Beverley Drake, is a ‘Special Person’

June 9, 2013 | By |   By Nigel McKenzie

 “Being the first and only black female investigator, it was not easy; I had to be ten times better than everyone. I worked hard and was respected for my persistence, determination and talent.”

It was quite a pleasant experience for me this week when I conducted a fairly in-depth interview with a confident, charming, intelligent and highly accomplished United States-based Guyanese woman, whose achievements are thoroughly deserving of being recognized in this widely-read weekly column.

Beverley Drake

For starters, she has over 37 years of aviation experience; has served as pilot-in-command for a commercial air carrier (Guyana Airways Corporation), and even more impressive, has been investigator-in-charge of over 300 small and large-scale investigations.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Science/Safety and Master’s in Aeronautical Science/Management/Safety/Operations, both obtained at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Before that there were courses in Accident Investigation at the University of California.
Aviator, analyst and administrator Beverley Drake’s journey to such remarkable heights has been among the more interesting that I have been privileged to learn about.      Continue reading

Tutorial High Alumni: Toronto – 20th Anniversary Gala -10 August 2013

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For RSVP  tickets and information contact:

Michael Parris 416 636 2961.. Linda Abrahams 905 839 0573… Dale Mc Rae 647 524 4182 …Danny Mason 416 283 8246 / 647 498 8051.

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