Daily Archives: Friday, 12 January 2018, 18:24

Harmon distances govt from Information Chief’s criticism of Indian govt

Last Updated on Friday, 12 January 2018, 18:24 by Denis Chabrol The Director of the Guyana government’s Department of Public Information, Imran Khan’s claim that India deliberately excluded Guyana government Indo-Guyanese parliamentarians from participating in a conference of persons of Indian origin was Friday rejected by the government. “I have seen the article in the newspaper and what I would ...

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Govt ready to relocate Guyanese from Venezuelan eastern town

Last Updated on Friday, 12 January 2018, 17:12 by Denis Chabrol As political and economic unrest in neighbouring Venezuela spreads, the Guyana government on Friday said it was paying keen attention to the welfare of Guyanese in the neighbouring eastern Venezuelan town of Puerto Ordaz and would be willing to help them return if the situation worsens. “If we felt ...

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Govt invites “workable” Guysuco rescue plan from PPP, sugar unions, others- Harmon

Last Updated on Friday, 12 January 2018, 16:07 by Denis Chabrol Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday slammed the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) for failing to propose a rescue plan for the ailing Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), even as he said government was willing to accept a “workable” plan from other stakeholders at a time when there ...

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Half-and-half severance pay illegal- GAWU

Last Updated on Friday, 12 January 2018, 7:38 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) is challenging the legality of government paying half of the severance pay to 4,000 former workers of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) by month-end. “It seems that while the grass is growing the horse is starving and it is apt ...

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