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Daily Archives: February 17, 2019

RUSAL workers resist eviction, gov’t vows to clampdown on “justifiable grievances”

As representatives of the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers’ Union (GB&GWU), Russian Aluminium (RUSAL) and the Ministry of Labour prepare to discuss on Monday a pay dispute and alleged violation of workers rights, the union on Sunday further complained that efforts were being made to evict them from a housing settlement near the mine site. “Workers have ignored the edict ...

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Fire leaves one dead, several homeless

A stroke-afflicted woman early on Sunday perished in a house fire at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara. The victim has been identified as 57-year-old Yawani Sasnarine of 564 Block 8, Mon Repos. The cause of the fire is unknown. Police said the woman, her daughters 25-year-old Carolien Sasnarine and 36-year-old Karen Chung, and her husband, 37-year-old Joseph Perreira and their three ...

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