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Daily Archives: July 8, 2013

Teacher migration slows

Fewer Guyanese teachers are migrating to take up lucrative job offers because recruiters are no longer targeting the South American nation but are instead giving priority to their nationals, officials said Monday. “There is not a grave problem. It is not a free flow like before,” President of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), Colin Bynoe told Demerara Waves Online News ...

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Guyana ratifies UN Arms Trade Treaty

Guyana has ratified the UN Arms Trade Treaty becoming the second country to do so. This was included in a correspondence from the Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) to Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman and seen by DemWaves. “I am pleased to inform you that the Government of Guyana deposited its Instrument of Ratification of the Arms Trade ...

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Updated: Gunmen grab GUY$8 M; injure businessman, kill employee

Re-migrant Cecil Gajadhar, who decided to open a relatively small filling station on the East Coast Demerara, Monday morning narrowly escaped death but his employee was shot dead during an GUY$8 million heist. Gajadhar, 71, of Foulis, East Coast Demerara sustained a gunshot injury to his forehead and was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where he received ...

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Carpenter gunned down on seawall

A 32-year old man was gunned down on the Vryheid’s Lust Seawall, East Coast Demerara hours after leaving his pregnant common-law wife to be in the company of another woman, relatives said. Police identified the dead man as Tyrone Boodhoo of Better Hope (Area H), East Coast Demerara. Investigators said he and 23-year old Martha Mohammed were on the seawall ...

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