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Daily Archives: September 28, 2020

CXC to conduct “independent” review but insists on established rules

Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Sir Hilary Beckles on Monday acknowledged that some “issues” would have to be addressed quickly concerning the region-wide controversy over grades for the July 2020 examinations, but he again insisted that the regional examining body would only respond to requests for  reviews. “It was anticipated that given these specific challenges a period of ...

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LIAT owes Guyanese entities at least GYD$80 million

The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, which was forced to close operations in late June, 2020, owes Guyanese authorities more than GYD$80 million. Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field says LIAT owes his regulatory agency US$996,466.32- that’s almost GYD$21 million He says that amount is for landing and navigational charges. Mr. Field says GCAA ...

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Five-member Caribbean law enforcement team arrives to probe Henrys, Singh murders

A five-member team of investigators from the Regional Security System, (RSS) arrived in the country on Monday to assist the Guyana Police Force in probing the killings of the two teenage cousins and a young adult on the West Coast Berbice earlier this month. An Assistant Police Commissioner and officials from countries within the Regional Investigative Management Systems (RIMS) make ...

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Public Service Union to write Georgetown Public Hospital, Ministry of Health concerning nurses’ unrest

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU)was Monday preparing to write to the management of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and the Ministry of Health. GPSU General Secretary Mr. Kempton Alexander declined to disclose what are the intended actions of the GPSU to address the current impasse with the hospital administration and employees. Insisting that the GPSU will issue a ...

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