Daily Archives: Sunday, 8 November 2015, 15:13

No closure of sugar estates, but possibly greater private sector role

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2015, 15:13 by GxMedia Prime Minister, Moses Nagamoootoo says none of the cash-strapped Guyana Sugar Corporation’s (Guysuco) estates would be closed, and hinted that there could be a greater role for the private sector in the industry. Based on his reading of the Sugar Industry Commission of Inquiry’s report, he said definitively that none ...

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Jagdeo had proposed judicial settlement- Ramkarran

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2015, 11:11 by GxMedia Guyana’s former facilitator in the border controversy with Venezuela, Ralph Ramkarran has claimed that former President Bharrat Jagdeo had proposed a juridical settlement to his then Venezuelan counterpart, Huge Chavez 10 years ago. Ramkarran noted that that contrasted with Jagdeo’s recent concerns that a juridical settlement might scale back the ...

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Sugar workers abort plans for second strike

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2015, 2:16 by GxMedia Sugar workers have abandoned plans to stage another strike to press demands for the management of the Guyana Sugar Corporation and the unions to begin wage negotiations. A senior official of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) confirmed to Demerara Waves that the workers would not be going ...

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