Daily Archives: Monday, 22 August 2016, 14:43

GPHC’s CEO to be sent on leave to facilitate review of investigative report

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 10:24 by Denis Chabrol The Chief Executive Officer of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) , Michael Khan will be asked to take his accumulated annual leave to pave the way for government to review a damning investigative report into the affairs of that health care institution, sources said. Khan resumed duty after the ...

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December 5 is Guyana’s 2017 National Budget Day

Last Updated on Monday, 22 August 2016, 14:43 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s 2017 National Budget will be presented on December 5, 2016 and to assist with its preparation, government is contemplating the establishment of ministerial planning units, President David Granger announced Monday. “We can only maintain that pattern of preparation if there are established planning units and the Ministry of ...

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Mixed reaction to Granger’s proposed National Indigenous People’s Authority

Last Updated on Monday, 22 August 2016, 14:10 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s President David Granger on Monday recommended the formation of an authority oversee and fast-track the implementation of decisions by the National Toshaos Council (NTC) and other decision-making bodies;  an announcement that has drawn sharp criticism from shadow Indigenous People’s Affairs Minister, Pauline Sukhai but welcomed by the NTC ...

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Nagamootoo urges worker training for oil sector; CCWU concerned about insufficient govt funding for Critchlow Labour College

Last Updated on Monday, 22 August 2016, 7:26 by Denis Chabrol At a time when concerns are being raised about insufficient government funding for the Critchlow Labour College, Guyana Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo urged the labour movement to help train workers for the oil and gas sector. Speaking at the weekend at the Clerical and Commercial Workers’ Union’s (CCWU) 4th Triennial Delegates ...

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