Daily Archives: 02/17/2014

Guyana: Less than 15% of nurses pass exams

Guyana: Less than 15% of nurses pass exams

FEBRUARY 16, 2014 | BY 

The worrying results of nursing students of the Georgetown School of Nursing, who participated in the finals of the Professional Nursing examination during the latter part of last year, have left a wide cross section of the nursing fraternity in utter dismay.
This publication was reliably informed that more than 100 nursing students were eligible to write the examination but a mere fraction was successful.

Reports reaching this publication suggest that the successful students amounted to 19.  “It is of great concern to, not only me, but also to a number of other seniors in the system,” one long-standing health official said of the results last evening.
According to the official it is her understanding that while a similar situation was obtained at the New Amsterdam School of Nursing, the Georgetown School produced the most distressing results.  Continue reading

Mashramani Brunch – February 23, 2014 – Hyattsville. MD

MASH mid- morning brunch

MASH 2014 – Spectacular children’s parade attracts hundreds

Spectacular children’s Mash parade attracts hundreds

FEBRUARY 16, 2014 | BY  |

Hundreds of young revelers filled the streets of Georgetown  yesterday as the annual Children’s Mashramani costume parade was showcased.

This costume depicts the legend of El Dorado

This costume depicts the legend of El Dorado

Favoured by bright sunshine, the procession took off from Independence Park (formerly the Parade Ground) to the National Park. Scores of school aged children decorated in multicolored costumes pranced along the streets, which were lined with hundreds of adults and children who  witnessed the parade.
The thrilling display of colours incorporated the theme of this year’s Republic Anniversary celebrations   ‘Cultural Folklore, Celebrating 44.’ Continue reading

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