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founding of St Joseph as the nation's first capital yesterday. PHOTOS: MARCUS GONZALES
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An estimated 600 cases of teacher
absenteeism have gone unpunished
because of existing weaknesses in the
procedure to effect action.
This is according to Education Min-
ister Dr Tim Gopeesingh.
The minister was asked to comment
on the high incidence of teacher absen-
teeism in the nation s schools.
He said the warning notices by school
principals and supervisors "were not
properly filled out" and that has affected
the move to discipline the teachers.
The incidence of absenteeism and
reporting to class late were logged in
a book but were not properly recorded
on the teacher s file, he said.
Gopeesingh has repeatedly spoken
out about the issue of teacher absen-
teeism in the nation s school. In Feb-
ruary, he was engaged in a verbal clash
with the second vice-president of the
Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers
Association Orville Carrington during
a visit to the Cunupia Secondary
Yesterday, in response to a question
for the T& Guardian on the matter,
Gopeesingh said he was "not sure the
absent teachers have escaped discipli-
He said the Chief Education Officer
and the Human Resource department
of his ministry recently conducted a
training programme to ensure instances
of absenteeism were being recorded
and filed properly.
Gopeesingh said the matter will be
properly dealt with in the future by the
Teaching Service Commission.
The US Embassy in the Bahamas is
warning about the threat of armed
robbery in the capital of the island
chain off Florida s east coast.
A statement from the US Embassy
in Nassau advises Americans living in
and travelling to the islands to be on
heightened alert to avoid being a crime
victim. It says "armed robbery remains
a major threat" facing Americans in
The security message was issued Fri-
day, about a week after an Illinois man
was fatally shot on a Nassau street dur-
ing a robbery.
The Embassy says a number of other
US citizens have fallen victim to armed
robbery so far this year and some have
been seriously injured.
Bahamian government officials did
not immediately respond to calls seeking
comment, AP reported yesterday.
Girl Guides wave the national flag as they take part in celebrations to mark the anniversary of the
founding of St Joseph as the nation's first capital at George Earle Park, St Joseph, yesterday.
CELEBRATING ST JOSEPH
No proper record to deal
with absent teachers
US warns of armed robbery
threat in Bahamas
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