Daily Archives: Monday, 2 March 2015, 20:05

Nothing wrong with GECOM engaging youth organisation – Surujbally

Last Updated on Monday, 2 March 2015, 20:05 by GxMedia The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally on Monday defended the decision by the elections management authority to engage a youth organisation in pushing for more young people to vote in the upcoming general and regional elections. Surujbally told Demerara Waves Online News that there was ...

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Updated: UG strike officially called off; classes to resume Tuesday- unions

Last Updated on Monday, 2 March 2015, 18:14 by GxMedia The unions of the University of Guyana (UG) today called off all forms of industrial actions following the signing of two agreements with the university’s administration. Classes and other operations that had been affected are to commence on Tuesday, March 3, 2014. This development effectively brings an end to more ...

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PPP lambastes GECOM, US over push to get youths to vote

Last Updated on Monday, 2 March 2015, 15:36 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Monday registered its strong objection to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) partnering with an organisation to motivate more youths to vote in the upcoming general and regional elections, saying that the role of an American-funded project smacked of interference. “As far as the PPP ...

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UWI Vice Chancellor wants national conversation on education

Last Updated on Monday, 2 March 2015, 3:43 by GxMedia Just days before University of Guyana (UG) workers were due to discuss agreements brokered by their unions to end a five-week long strike, the Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Nigel Harris has called for a “national conversation” to tackle problems plaguing the local institution. ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Opposition coalition agrees to symbol for elections

Last Updated on Monday, 2 March 2015, 3:09 by GxMedia The opposition coalition of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC) has agreed to a symbol for the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections. Sources said that the symbol, obtained exclusively by Demerara Waves Online News, was agreed to by both sides last week ...

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