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Teachers union upset at ministers’ “super” salary increases; demand higher pay, de-bunching

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 20:38 by GxMedia Disappointed that government ministers have hiked their salaries by at least 50 percent after a mere four months in office and offered a meager five percent increase in salaries; the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) is demanding more money for thousands of teachers countrywide. GTU General Secretary, Coretta Mc Donald said ...

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Search begins for new Chief Justice

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 18:56 by GxMedia The search would shortly begin for someone to act as Chief Justice because Senior Counsel, Ian Chang is about to proceed on pre-retirement leave. Attorney General, Basil Williams said Chang’s successor would be the subject of meaningful consultations between President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo. “The question of ...

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Establishing a Law School in Guyana not a priority- Attorney General

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 18:29 by GxMedia Attorney General, Basil Williams said Wednesday that Guyana was not enthusiastic about setting up a local Law School because the coffers did not have money for such a project. “It is not a priority in this type of economy that we have inherited,” he told a news conference. He, however, ...

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Duo arrested for stabbing death of fisherman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 18:03 by GxMedia Two men have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a fisherman aboard a boat offshore Lichfield, West Coast Berbice. Dead is Ronald Emmanuel Reid, 27 years, of Costello Housing Scheme, Georgetown. The incident occurred on Tuesday aboard a fishing boat off the Lichfield foreshore, police said. “Investigations ...

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PPP wants gov’t to rescind increases for Ministers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 17:48 by GxMedia General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) Clement Rohee says the APNU+AFC Government should reconsider the decision it has taken to increase the salaries of Ministers, Vice Presidents and Members of Parliament. Rohee made the call at a press conference on Wednesday where he noted that the decision was particular strange ...

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UPDATE: It’s now Murder-suicide

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 14:54 by GxMedia Guyanese may never know the truth about what caused a man to shoot dead his child’s mother and then turn the gun on himself. Hours after 22-year old Mark Moses committed the act, he died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Police confirmed that he “succumbed to his injury.” ...

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Venezuela accuses US of interfering in border controversy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 3:17 by GxMedia Reproduced from TeleSurTV The Venezuelan president denounced U.S. interference in the dispute over the Essequibo region, shortly after a statement from the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry was released on Tuesday. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rejected declarations from the new U.S. Ambassador Perry Holloway, regarding the dispute over the Essequibo region. (Guyana ...

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