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Daily Archives: September 28, 2013

Stern action against school lock-outs

The Ministry of Education on Saturday said police would be called in to open school gates if they are locked by protesters and parents would be prosecuted for keeping their children away from school. “The Ministry of Education is working with the Guyana Police Force to ensure that any school compound that is locked will be opened immediately and those ...

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Several companies agree to share credit info

A number of financial institutions and utility companies are among the first to have agreed to share information with Guyana’s first credit-rating agency that experts hope will be a boost for businesses here. They are Citizens Bank, Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry, Republic Bank, Scotia Bank, Guyana Water Inc, Institute of Private Enterprise Development and Hand in Hand Trust ...

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GPSU to issue ultimatum to govt for higher pay

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) is threatening to call industrial action if negotiations for higher wages and salaries are not held and concluded within six weeks, according to well-placed sources. The decision was taken at the union’s 20th Biennial Delegates Conference that was held from September 25 to 27. Efforts to contact GPSU President, Patrick Yarde were unsuccessful. Sources ...

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Truck falls off Bartica-bound MV Makouria

A truck ran off the MV Makouria and sank in the Essequibo River as the ferry vessel was departing for Bartica Saturday morning. The incident occurred shortly after 9 AM. A Transport and Harbours official said no one was missing. Preliminary reports are that the Canter truck, GLL 7958 owned by Bartica businessman Dino, burst the chain near one of ...

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Brazilians killed in mining pit cave-in

Four Brazilian gold miners have killed and one injured when a mining pit caved in on them in Region Seven. Details are sketchy about how the incident occurred. Police on Saturday stated that at about 5:55 PM Thursday Taigo Nunes Pinto, Ronaldo Da Silva Sousa, Joao Nelson Pinto Mands and Joao Gonsalves Martins were mining in a pit about 30-40ft ...

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