Daily Archives: Thursday, 6 September 2018, 18:33

Five “known characters” arrested with guns, fake vehicle number plates

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 September 2018, 18:50 by Denis Chabrol Five “known characters” were Thursday morning arrested after two guns,  fake licence number plates and others were found in a bag under the back seat of the vehicle in which they were travelling. “A search of their persons revealed nothing but of their vehicle, the ranks found hidden under ...

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Teachers back to work from Monday; govt, union to decide on arbitration panel

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 September 2018, 18:44 by Denis Chabrol Government representatives and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) will next week meet to select the arbitration panel and decide on the terms of reference for an arbitration panel, now that the strike by educators has been called off immediately. The terms of resumption signed provide for the teachers to ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Teachers’ pay dispute goes to arbitration, strike to be called off

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 September 2018, 15:36 by Denis Chabrol Chief Labour Officer, Charles Ogle Thursday announced that the almost two-week old teachers’ strike will be called off as the two sides ha be decided to go to arbitration. He said the Guyana Teacher’s Union and the Ministry of Education agreed to take their long-running pay dispute to arbitration. ...

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Jagdeo floats idea of United Nations conducting Guyana’s general elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 September 2018, 14:34 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday suggested that the United Nations (UN) should run Guyana’s elections due to historical concerns about free and fair elections. “Maybe, we should just contract it out to the United Nations. It can be cheaper,” he told a news conference. Jagdeo signaled that his ...

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Fire destroys West Demerara house where unsupervised children played with lighter

Last Updated on Thursday, 6 September 2018, 7:08 by Denis Chabrol Fire late Wednesday night ripped through a one-flat house at Sister’s Village, West Bank Demerara. Sources said three children- ages seven, six and four years- who were left at home without supervision, were playing with a lighter and subsequently a fight ensued over the lighter. Investigations revealed that during ...

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