Daily Archives: Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 22:54

Guyana Teachers’ Union plans to take legal action, demand free PCR tests, protest against COVID-19 rules

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 22:54 by Denis Chabrol President of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), Mark Lyte late Wednesday night announced that that workers’ organisation was on standby to take legal action against government¬† if teachers are prevented from entering their workplaces because they have not been vaccinated or tested negative for the coronavirus. After a more ...

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Venezuelans, Guyanese charged with murder of two Guyanese at mining camp

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 20:06 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese man and three Venezuelans were Wednesday arraigned for the murder of two Guyanese men at a mining camp at Blackwater, Region Seven. Those charged with the murder of Suresh Bachan and Steven Niles are 22-year old Nicholas ‘Wild Buck’ Caesar of Yarrowkabra Village, Linden Soesdyke Highway, and ...

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West Demerara Hospital driver admits to stealing 12 COVID-19 vaccine books- police

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 19:22 by Denis Chabrol Police on Wednesday said that a West Demerara Hospital driver has admitted to stealing a dozen COVID-19 vaccine books from a quantity that he had uplifted from the Ministry of Health. “One of the suspects admitted to being the one that sometimes would uplift the COVID-19 books from the ...

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Anti-vaccination protesters locked up for alleged illegal procession

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 16:27 by Denis Chabrol Several anti- vaccination protesters were Wednesday afternoon arrested as they were proceeding on Brickdam to the Ministry of Education’s offices, amid stiffer rules and enforcement for teachers and staff. Police said eight persons were arrested as they marched west on Brickdam from the Square of the Revolution. They were ...

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Human Services Ministry strengthens police training capacity to address domestic violence

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 10:04 by Denis Chabrol Ministry of Human Services-crafted manuals on how police must deal with reports and victims of domestic violence are to be entrenched in the training of members of the Guyana Police Force, government ministers said. Speaking with reporters after the official launch of COPSQUAD, an initiative to train at least ...

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