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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 23:10

NCN’s boss lashes out at Guyana Chronicle for publishing her salary, allowances; says its part of “orchestrated attack” by “despicable individuals”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 23:10 by GxMedia The battle lines appeared drawn between the Chief Executive Officer of the state-owned National Communications Network (NCN), Molly Hassan and the state-owned Guyana Chronicle newspaper over Wednesday’s publication of her salary and allowances. Her statement came just hours after Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo told a news conference that he would ...

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Controversy emerges over Chairmanship of Trade Union Recognition Board

Last Updated on Saturday, 1 February 2020, 22:01 by Writer Controversy has emerged over the appointment of the Chairman of the Trade Union Recognition and Certification Board (TURCB) on grounds that there has not been consultation. Hours after Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo announced that Justice Claudette La Bennett would be chairing the body, the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of ...

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Guyana to relay TV programmes on border claim countrywide via satellite

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 21:06 by GxMedia Plans are afoot to expand the reach of Guyana’s state-owned television via satellite to propagate messages about the country’s border controversy with neighbouring Venezuela, according to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo. “In view of the Venezuelan threat to Guyana, what has now turned out to be a trade and economic embargo ...

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Govt eyes 10 percent stake in Berbice Bridge to influence toll reduction

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 20:28 by GxMedia Government hopes that it will soon be able to leverage greater influence on the decision-making body of the Berbice Bridge to lower tolls when the State soon acquires a 10 percent stake in the company. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo at a press conference on Wednesday indicated that the government is ...

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Govt Ministers deserve higher salaries to avoid reduced earnings- Nagamootoo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 19:59 by GxMedia Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Wednesday said elected office holders deserve higher salaries to avoid a loss of income prior to their appointments. “You have a number of lawyers in the Cabinet who had shut down their offices or leave their practice to come into Cabinet and, therefore, you have ...

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Coast Guardsman charged with unlawful possession of ammo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 16:50 by GxMedia A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guardsman was Wednesday arraigned for allegedly being in unlawful possession of several assault rifle bullets while on a training exercise with the United States (US). Kevin Valladares of 125 Amelia’s Ward, Linden was granted GUY$75,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan. He pleaded ...

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Ex cop refused bail on charge of chopping several family members

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 15:13 by GxMedia MAGISTRATE Sueanna Lovell  Wednesday disregarded pleas from Lawyer Satesh Kissoon for bail to be granted to cutlass wielding former policeman Shawn Maltus Fordyce, who went berserk back in 2013 and alleged chopped several members of his family. Fordyce, 42, of Lot 132 ‘D’ Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was not required ...

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No closure of sugar estates- Guysuco COI

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 14:33 by GxMedia The Commission of Inquiry into the cash-strapped Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) has not recommended the closure of any of the sugar estates, but wants studies to be conducted on those at West Demerara where the production costs are high, according to well-placed sources. “There is no plan to close any ...

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Guyana-born New York policeman shot dead in Harlem

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 11:05 by GxMedia (NEW YORK’S newsday.com) A New York Police Department (NYPD) plainclothes officer died late Tuesday night at a Harlem hospital after a suspect shot him in the head during a foot pursuit in East Harlem, Police Commissioner William Bratton said at a news conference at the hospital. Bratton identified the slain officer ...

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