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Daily Archives: September 26, 2018

Caribbean should train nurses for overseas markets; nursing college to be constructed

As 74 Guyanese nurses prepare to leave to take up job offers in the United Kingdom, Guyana’s Public Health Minister, Volda Lawrence announced in the United States (US) that government would be setting aside 30 acres of land to construct a nursing college to train local and Caribbean health care personnel. Addressing overseas-based Guyanese in Washington DC where she was ...

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Teachers strike looms again: “They are ready to hit the streets” over imposed arbitration chairman, despite Education Ministry’s threatened legal action

In the face of the Ministry of Education’s threat to take legal action if teachers go on strike again over the Minister of Labour’s unilateral appointment of a chairman of the arbitration panel, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Wednesday issued a seven-day strike ultimatum if the issue is not resolved. “The union has indicated that we are giving a ...

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Suspected rapist killed

The Guyana Police Force is now treating the death of a suspected rapist as a homicide, following results of an autopsy, Deputy Police Commissioner Lyndon Alves said. He told Demerara Waves Online News that detectives were deployed, and later Wednesday sleuths would determine if there were any suspects in the death of Sherwin Apple, considered the “mastermind.” Apple’s body was ...

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