Daily Archives: Monday, 8 October 2018, 21:36

Govt offers teachers pay increases for 2016, 2018 but no word on 2017; amount increased for de-bunching

Last Updated on Monday, 8 October 2018, 21:46 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government is offering teachers a 10 percent salary increase for 2016, eight percent for 2018, and GY$350 million to adjust some salary scales, a Guyana Teachers’ Union official confirmed Monday night. Asked about the fact that no mention was made of a salary hike for 2017, a ...

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Caribbean urged to take up “fertile” lands in Guyana, Suriname to produce healthy foods

Last Updated on Monday, 8 October 2018, 16:14 by Denis Chabrol Sir Trevor Hassell, the President of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition- an  internationally-recognised non-profit organisation in the fight against non-communicable diseases- on Monday challenged agriculture stakeholders across the region to take up huge swathes of land in Guyana and Suriname to produce healthy foods. “I challenge all in agriculture to ...

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GTT did not threaten legal action to force disconnection of Digicel’s Suriname data link- Nedd

Last Updated on Monday, 8 October 2018, 13:38 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has denied any involvement in recent actions by the Surinamese telecoms authority to pull the data sharing service that was being provided to its competitor, Digicel Guyana. The company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Justin Nedd made this clear at a media briefing ...

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President Granger tables new salary offer to GTU amid planned teachers’ strike

Last Updated on Monday, 8 October 2018, 12:05 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger and top officials of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Monday held talks aimed at staving off another strike by teachers. GTU General Secretary, Coretta Mc Donald told the media briefly that the President addressed the meeting and new proposals for a salary increase and adjusting ...

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