Daily Archives: Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 23:43

Pegasus Hotel owner denies entering politics because he didn’t get tax breaks

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 5:51 by Writer Leader of Change Guyana (CG), Robert Badal on Tuesday bluntly denied entering Guyana’s electoral race because he did not get 50 percent of concessions that he was “entitled to” from the government for the construction of the Pegasus Suites and Corporate Centre. “The plain answer is no… The answer is ...

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Some of last year’s registrants may also be removed from voters’ list

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 21:26 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Tuesday decided that some people, who registered last year, could be among the 20,000 who could be removed from the voters’ list if they do not uplift their national identification (ID) cards. Elections Commissioner, Vincent Alexander said the list would date back to 2008 ...

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Harbour bridge workers trying to remove fallen utility poles

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 19:11 by Writer Workers at the Demerara Harbour Bridge were Tuesday night working feverishly to remove several utility poles that fell from a truck, restricting two-way traffic to a single lane, General Manager of the bridge, Rolston Adams said. He said efforts were underway to move equipment to the location where the poles ...

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Equal pay for drillship workers but unions must understand industry -new oil company

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 6:36 by Writer The recently established Unicon Guyana Inc. (UGI), which includes a well-established Ghanaian company, has promised that the workers it will hire, train and place aboard oil rigs will receive equal pay with their foreign counterparts, but trade unions must come to grips with the reality of working conditions aboard drillships. ...

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