Daily Archives: Monday, 3 September 2018, 22:25

About 10 percent of teachers on strike; Education Ministry deploys 500 substitutes

Last Updated on Monday, 3 September 2018, 22:25 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Education on Monday night reported that about 10 percent of public school teachers across the country went on strike to pressure government to take a pay dispute to arbitration. Authorities also signaled that steps were being taken to tap into a database of 2,500 persons to ...

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Striking teachers abandoned classrooms countrywide while others remained on the job

Last Updated on Monday, 3 September 2018, 17:55 by Denis Chabrol Numerous teachers across Guyana stayed away from classrooms at government-run schools, even as the Ministry of Education deployed scabs comprising retired and trainee teachers to cushion the impact of a strike that has entered the second week to press demands for increased salaries. In other schools, some or all ...

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State to appeal dismissal of GY$600 million larceny charge against Jennifer Westford, Margaret Cummings

Last Updated on Monday, 3 September 2018, 16:51 by Denis Chabrol The State has signaled its intention to appeal the dismissal of a GY$600 million larceny charge against¬† former Public Service Minister, Dr. Jennifer Westford and her Administrative Assistant, Margaret Cummings. “The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) wishes to advise that a Notice of Appeal was filed ...

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