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Daily Archives: June 16, 2015

GUYSUCO workers bailing money from GAWU credit union

by Zena Henry The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers’ Union (GAWU) has restated its commitment to ensuring that every sugar worker who contributed funds to the union as at the end of May last would be paid. This statement comes as hundreds of sugar workers are turning up at the union’s headquarters to retrieve contributions that would have been deducted ...

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Deadline set for filing Elections Petition

The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) has until July 3rd, 2015 to file its elections petition. This deadline was triggered on June 5th, after the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) finally published, inter alia, the results of Elections 2015, and the names of persons who are to serve as Members of Parliament (MPs) in the 11th Parliament. PPPC General Secretary, Clement ...

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Guyanese Captain flies into retirement after 29-year career at LIAT

Before letting down the LIAT ATR aircraft he was flying on Saturday June 13, Captain Paul DaSilva did the traditional low pass over the VC Bird International Airport on the island of Antigua and Barbuda to close a 29 year career with the “Caribbean Airline.”  DaSilva, a Guyanese-born pilot was greeted by scores of well-wishers, including family members and colleagues, ...

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EU urges Guyana to set level for greenhouse gas emissions

The European Union (EU) on Tuesday called on Guyana to heighten efforts to set a benchmark for reducing greenhouse gases that experts believe cause climate change spawning droughts, storms and floods. “Climate change is a particularly important issue for Guyana and the Caribbean region, and I urge Guyana to follow the EU’s lead by intensifying their domestic preparations to put ...

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