Daily Archives: Thursday, 10 June 2021, 16:38

BREAKING: Walter Rodney’s death records to be amended; children’s books to be placed in schools

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2021, 16:38 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Thursday announced a raft of steps that would be taken to correct the historical wrongs concerning the bomb-blast death of Guyanese historian and co-leader of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Dr. Walter Rodney 41 years ago. Attorney General Anil Nandlall said, in response to a ...

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Region Nine District Officer arrested for alleged embezzlement of salaries

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2021, 15:14 by Denis Chabrol A Region Nine District Development Officer (DDO) has been accused of embezzling more than GYD$800,000 after several employees of the Aishalton District complained that they had not received salaries Police said the 18-year old DDO has allegedly stolen GYD$867,144 cash at Aishalton Village, South Rupununi from the accounting unit of ...

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Retrenched sugar workers must be consulted on basic necessities, reopening of estates – International Labour Organisation study

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2021, 13:56 by Denis Chabrol Retrenched workers from  the four sugar estates should be consulted on what could be done to satisfy their basic needs, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) study on the socio-economic impact of the closure of several estates four years ago has recommended. “Quite apart from the fact that there was ...

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National strategy for commodities, especially sugar, recommended

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2021, 12:54 by Denis Chabrol An International Labour Organisation (ILO)-supported study on the impact of the closure of four of Guyana’s sugar estates has recommended the crafting of a strategy to withstand market volatility of commodities and gear up the sugar industry to invest in  ethanol production. The report titled “Study of the socio-economic ...

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Corentyne woman nabbed for forging COVID-19 vaccination certificate

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2021, 9:04 by Denis Chabrol A Corentyne woman, who planned to travel to the United States (US)  with a forged coronavirus vaccination certificate, has been arrested and placed on GYD$50,000 station bail, police said. A staff nurse at the Williamsburg Health Centre told Rose Hall police that on June 8 at about 3 PM, ...

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US urges Venezuela, Cuba to turn away Iranian warships, as Guyana prepares to host US-sponsored Caribbean military exercise

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2021, 7:28 by Denis Chabrol As Guyana prepares to host a Caribbean military exercise, Tradewinds, the United States (US) is urging Venezuela and Cuba to turn away two Iranian warships. An American publication, Politico, reports that the warships are believed to be carrying arms intended for transfer to Caracas. The US has vowed that ...

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