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Daily Archives: January 6, 2015

Geology and Mines strike resumes; management deems it illegal

Employees of the Guyana Geology and Mines (GGMC) say management’s failure to approve a pay-hike, in keeping with a terms of resumption of work following protest action last month, forced them to  recommence strike action on Tuesday, a move that management deems illegal. Meanwhile, Guyana Public Service Union  (GPSU) Industrial Relations Officer Jermaine Hermanstine, who led the strike, says the ...

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Guyana Telephone and Telegraph sends home several workers

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) on Tuesday dismissed several workers, as part of the streamlining of the company’s operations, according to Chief Executive Officer, Radha Krishna Sharma. He said four of the staff members were from the Sales and Marketing Department and one was a Secretary to an official who is no longer with the company. “They have ...

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Caribbean News Desk radio prog for Tues, Jan 6, 2015

Havana, Jan 6 (EFE).- Cuban artist Tania Bruguera, who was temporarily jailed last week for organizing an open microphone event in Havana, has quit the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists, UNEAC, and returned an award bestowed upon her by the country’s ministry of culture in 2002.Bruguera told Efe on Monday that it was a well-thought out albeit difficult decision ...

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UPDATED: GUYANA- Huge cocaine haul from Europe-bound cargo ship

Guyanese authorities, in collaboration with their counterparts in Suriname, have seized an estimated 120 kilogrammes of cocaine from a Cyprus-registered cargo ship that came here to collect a consignment of bauxite, Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Kurshid Sattaur said Tuesday. Officials estimate the street value of the narcotic at about US$10 million. The GRA boss said the ...

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