Ministry of Education, Guyana

Public Advisory

The Ministry of Education wishes to advise the general public that its attention has been drawn to a report of persons visiting homes purporting to be conducting an investigation into the recent threats made against schools.

The group of con men are moving around in a white minibus and are pretending to be ranks attached to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Guyana Police Force.
The public is hereby asked to operate with extreme caution if ever faced with such a situation. You are advised to make immediate contact with the nearest police station and do not allow these persons into your yard or property at any time.

Closure of the Turkeyen Campus

Students and staff of the University of Guyana and members of the public are advised that the Turkeyen campus will be closed to the public, students and non-essential emergency University personnel for the remainder of this week to enable a comprehensive assessment of the situation following a bomb threat for the second day in succession.
Officers of the Guyana Police Force and Fire Service conducted a thorough search of the campus on Wednesday afternoon. No explosive of any kind or suspicious object was found during this search. The closure of the campus will enable the administration, staff and student leaders to review the situation and enhance preventative and responsive measures for such threats.

Classes and full operations will resume on Monday, February 11, 2019.

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At 1:20 am this morning the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) responded to a report of a fire at Diamond Secondary School on the East Bank of Demerara. Upon arrival, the administrative building which housed the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher Teachers offices along with the Computer Laboratory and the Library was completely engulfed.

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