Daily Archives: Friday, 12 October 2018, 19:29

Govt, GTU agree to teachers’ salary increases for 2016, 2018 ; planned arbitration called off

Last Updated on Friday, 12 October 2018, 19:29 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese public school teachers will not get any additional salary increases for 2017 but will receive 12 percent for 2016 and eight percent for 2018, following a final round of talks on Friday, a well-placed source said. The Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers Union, in a joint ...

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Guyana, Canadian province set to sign oil and gas MoU during 50-member trade mission’s visit

Last Updated on Friday, 12 October 2018, 16:11 by Denis Chabrol Guyana and the Canadian province of  Newfoundland and Labrador are next week expected to sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in oil and gas, the Canadian High Commission here announced on Friday. Touting the fact that that province has significant experience in servicing Floating Production, Storage and Offloading ...

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Guyana sees export growth in rice, other commodities to Cuba

Last Updated on Friday, 12 October 2018, 15:56 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is moving to increase trade with Cuba to which millions of dollars in goods have been exported, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday. Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba, Halim Majeed, disclosed that the amount of rice exported in 2018, for instance, has more than quadrupled when compared to ...

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Court of Appeal pushes back decision on constitutionality of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

Last Updated on Friday, 12 October 2018, 14:52 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Court of Appeal on Friday pushed back delivering its decision on the constitutionality of  President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). The Justices of Appeal are Chancellor of the Judiciary, Yonette Cummings-Edwards, Rishi Persaud and Dawn Gregory. After a more ...

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