Daily Archives: Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 21:27

Teachers’ Union, govt open preparatory talks for arbitration; disagreement on some terms of reference

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 21:27 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and representatives from the Labour Department and the Ministry of Education met Tuesday to begin preparations for arbitration into a pay dispute for the country’s more than 10,000 public school teachers. GTU General Secretary, Coretta Mc Donald told Demerara Waves Online News that draft ...

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Embattled Guyana Chronicle General Manager; Finance Comptroller sent on leave

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 15:53 by Denis Chabrol The embattled General Manager of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited, Sherod Duncan was Tuesday sent on leave pending a probe into him spending more than GY$5 million in less than three months of his probationary period. Duncan confirmed the decision on his Facebook Profile. “I will be proceeding on ...

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Guyana cautious about introducing HIV prevention pill for high risk persons- Chief Medical Officer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 14:43 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is cautious about allowing the use of daily HIV prevention pill  by persons who are at a higher risk of contracting the virus because of concerns that it may cause people to be carefree about their sexual life-style, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Shamdeo Persaud says. The Public Health ...

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Intruder caught by security service to be referred for psychiatric treatment

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 13:47 by Denis Chabrol A knife-wielding man, who attempted to enter the home of a 66-year old woman at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara, was arrested and handed over to police, security and police said. The West Demerara Police Divisional Commander, Senior Superintendent Rishi Das told Demerara Waves Online News that the man seemed ...

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