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GTU accuses govt of attempting to break up union

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 20:34 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) on Tuesday accused government of dismantling that organisation, in the wake of the Ministry of Education’s decision to take away the processing of duty-free concessions and scholarships for teachers from that union. “GTU wishes to inform the general public of the MoE’s (Ministry of ...

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Old Students give back to St. Winefride’s Secondary School

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 17:04 by Denis Chabrol The St. Winefrides Secondary School Old Students Association and a United States-based Guyanese have chipped in with support to that Newtown, Georgetown-based school The school received  sanitising materials from the old students association, at a time when Guyana and the rest of the world are battling to stave off ...

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Woman drops rape charge against man

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 16:24 by Denis Chabrol A now 19-year old woman has dropped a rape charge against a 26-year old man, who had allegedly committed the act when she was 15 years old, police said. She told the court that she does not want to lead evidence against him. The Guyana Police Force says the ...

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Ministry of Education removes Teachers Union from scholarship, duty free concession process; GTU so far silent

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 16:03 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced that it has taken over the management of the scholarship programme and award of duty free concessions from the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), in response to what the  ministry says are threats against teachers who have not participated in the protests. “The ...

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Maxwell Thom of Wireless Connections, 93.1 Real FM dies from COVID

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 12:16 by Denis Chabrol The owner of Wireless Connections and 93 1 FM Real FM, Maxwell Thom, died on Tuesday from COVID-19, a top Health Ministry official confirmed. While other media houses had reported his passing, at that time he did not succumb but was in a critical condition. Thom was admitted several ...

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