Daily Archives: Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 21:42

President, Opposition Leader need to end stalemate over general elections preparations

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:50 by Denis Chabrol Former House Speaker, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran Wednesday said the government and the opposition should agree to an election date and pave the way for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to begin polling preparations. “The solution to the problem is to have an agreement with the Leader of the ...

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Vice Chancellor denies running University of Guyana broke as workers demand forensic audit

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 16:45 by Writer University of Guyana (UG) workers on Wednesday intensified their demand for an in-depth examination of how the institution is spending its monies at a time when there is a cutback in certain expenses, but Vice Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith denied responsibility for running the institution broke. “Of course, not! But it’s ...

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Tullow advances Guyana drilling programme after major ExxonMobil discoveries

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 23:04 by Writer Reproduced from Milbank Monitor Tullow Oil has brought forward its drilling programme in Guyana, where ExxonMobil has racked up discoveries of billions of barrels. The Dublin-listed company originally planned to start drilling wells at the end of this year, but is now set to begin in the second quarter because ...

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Valerie Rodway’s music fosters ‘Guyaneseness’ President says at birth centenary ceremony

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 8:52 by Writer Guyana’s President David Granger Tuesday morning, reiterated the importance of arts and culture in fostering social cohesion, during a building re-dedication ceremony to commemorate the birth centenary of Mrs. Valerie Rodway, CCH, LRSM. The building located at Lot 94 Carmichael Street, Cummingsburg, Georgetown was renamed the Valerie Rodway House in ...

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Labour Ministry intervenes in University of Guyana pay dispute

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 8:23 by Writer The University of Guyana (UG) workers’ unions are being asked to withdraw threats of industrial action to pave the way for the Labour Department to try settling a pay dispute with the administration of that publicly funded tertiary institution, Junior Labour Minister Keith Scott said. “While the Unions did not ...

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