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September 4th, 2018
Striking teachers abandon classrooms countrywide

Demerara Waves

Numerous teachers across Guyana stayed away from classrooms at government-run schools, even as the Ministry of Education deployed scabs comprising retired and trainee teachers to cushion the impact of a strike that has entered the second week to press demands for increased salaries.

September 4th, 2018
Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of prominent Afghan armed group, dies

BBC News

The founder of the Haqqani Network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared armed groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates the Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday.

September 3rd, 2018
Bayside Blazers & Knights clinch convincing League wins

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The ‘Knights’ kept up their winning streak when action continued over the weekend in the Honourable Julian Fraser, Save the Seed National Basketball League 2018.

September 3rd, 2018
Youths trained to collect data in SMART Communities Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A group of Virgin Islands (VI) teenagers and young adults have received training in the application of a Community Engagement Survey and will become more engaged in data collection in their communities.

September 3rd, 2018
House of Assembly resumes on September 13, 2018; Speech from Throne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will meet again on Thursday, September 13, 2018, according to spokesman, Mr Linton V. Leonard.

September 3rd, 2018
RDA Boss $350k package not a Gov’t decision—Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The $350,000 remuneration package for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), was negotiated with the successful candidate, New Zealand native, Mr Paul Bayly, by the entity’s Board of Directors and not the Virgin Islands (VI) Government.

September 3rd, 2018
Miss Yadali Thomas Santos intent on placing in top 5 @ Int'l Pageant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is yet to place in the international leg of the Miss World pageant since its first participation in 1986, with Miss Anthonia B. Lewis, a fact not lost on 2018 hopeful, Miss Yadali Thomas Santos.

September 3rd, 2018
Economy performing well post hurricanes –Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands' (VI) Chief Legislator with responsibility for its Finances, outgoing Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), says the Territory is doing well, in its comeback after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

September 3rd, 2018
UPDATE: Rainy day ahead for VI; floods, unstable soil conditions likely

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has indicated that a tropical wave will continue to enhance unstable weather conditions across the territory today, September 3, 2018, as it crosses the area.

September 3rd, 2018
Bandit drops gun, screams ‘like a girl’, leaves trail of urine after victim opens fire

Kaieteur News

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, SA - Three bandits bent on robbery dropped a gun and bicycle, while one fled “screaming like a little girl” after a businessman who was their intended target shot at them.



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