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Daily Archives: September 30, 2017

UG executives’ salary increase hinges on Council appointment; ready to pay other staff next week

University of Guyana (UG) executive staff members will have to await the appointment of a Council before they are paid salary increases, but academic and non-academic staff can receive their six to eight percent salary hike by October 9. UG Registrar, Dr. Nigel Gravesande told Demerara Waves Online News that the executive staff members would not be paid until the ...

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Guyanese in Dutch St. Maarten still awaiting word on voluntary evacuation

Guyanese in storm-ravaged Dutch St. Maarten, who would like to return home, would have to await the resolution of several issues, but all residents there need not worry to much about relief because The Netherlands is sending at least six months of supplies, officials said Saturday. Guyana’s Honorary Consul to St. Maarten, Cleavland Beresford told Demerara Waves Online News that ...

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Suspect in shooting of GRA enforcement officer killed

A man,who was wanted in connection with several crimes including the recent shooting of a Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), was shot dead early Saturday morning. Police said the body of Colin Daley also known as  ‘Floggy and Frog Eye’ 24 years, unemployed of East La-Penitence, whose body was found in a pool of blood with a suspected gunshot wound to ...

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