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Daily Archives: Thursday, 26 October 2017, 17:30

BREAKING: Teachers to strike after salary talks break down

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 October 2017, 17:30 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Thursday said teachers would from next week take strike action after salary negotiations collapsed when Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry said government could not afford to pay teachers more than they are paying public servants. General Secretary of the GTU, Coretta Mc Donald ...

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Jagdeo’s non-cooperation call won’t hurt Regions 5 and 6

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 October 2017, 18:16 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s announcement of a campaign of non-cooperation with government, following President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of  Retired James Patterson as the new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is not expected to hurt at least two of the administrative regions that the People’s Progressive Party Civic ...

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Small agro-businesses prepare for big weekend exhibition, fun, food and music

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 October 2017, 18:20 by Denis Chabrol Small and medium-scale local agri-based products are to be showcased from Friday to help stimulate greater demand countrywide, according to a top official of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA). Firs Vice President of the organisation, Ramsey Ali said the trade fair titled ‘Un-capped’ begins  Friday afternoon at ...

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Four arrested for robbery of supermarket owner

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 October 2017, 15:32 by Denis Chabrol A 26-year-old businessman of East Canje, Berbice was relieved of a quantity of phone cards and local currency by two masked bandits who stormed his home on Wednesday evening. Deputy Commander of the Berbice Division Mr. Edmond Cooper said four persons have since been arrested to assist with investigations. ...

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SOCU agents descend on Guyana Energy Agency

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:35 by Denis Chabrol Agents of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) of the Guyana Police Force swooped down on the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) as part of an ongoing probe into two alleged financial crimes. Led by Head of SOCU, Assistant Commissioner Sydney James, they entered the premises at 10:19 AM. Moments ...

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