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Daily Archives: August 10, 2018

Privately-owned Guyana Airways Corporation Inc. struck off Companies Register because of name similarity

As a new privately-owned airline named Guyana Airways Corporation Inc. prepares to move ahead with its application to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the name of that company has been scratched off the Companies Register in keeping with local laws, according to well-placed sources. The Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority last month informed the company, through its lawyer, that ...

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Guyanese selected for US Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

The U.S. Embassy on Friday proudly announced the 2018 cohort from Guyana for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.  The program takes place in September and October and will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States. This year the embassy said “we are pleased to ...

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Teachers’ union never agreed to specialist to calculate pay hike; Education Minister to be officially notified of strike call

President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union, Mark Lyte said the long-running pay dispute with government might be headed for arbitration, even as he Friday prepared to officially inform the Ministry of Education  that teachers would embark on strike action later this month. Denying that the GTU had agreed that the Ministry of Education should hire a specialist to calculate how ...

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Attorney General must activate Judicial Review Act pending appeal, not engage in “frustration and obstruction” of parliament

The Guyana Court of Appeal on Thursday dismissed Attorney General, Basil Williams’  request for a stay of execution of a High Court order that compels him to activate the Judicial Review Act (JRA) saying that he appeared bent on frustrating and obstructing people from accessing a wider array of legal remedies for the first time. “I hold that the Applicant ...

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AGM Inc. offers employment opportunity to laid off sugar estate workers

Skilled employees recently laid off from GUYSUCO’s closed or downsized estates were given the opportunity to turn their technical training towards employment in the mining sector, as Guyana Goldfields Inc./Aurora Gold Mines Inc.  conducted a five-day recruitment exercise recently. “The recruitment team endeavoured to secure the services of these employees in a continuation of the Company’s commitment to hire skilled ...

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