Daily Archives: Saturday, 18 September 2021, 14:34

Guyana refuses to reopen Lethem port but retaliatory protests in Brazil trigger shortage of basic items in Rupununi

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 September 2021, 14:36 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has informed top officials of the  neighbouring Brazilian State of Roraima that the Lethem border would not be reopened to routine movement of persons, but would only allow the weekly turnaround of Brazilian trucks with supplies for businesses in Lethem in order to avoid a wider ...

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WPA, PNC question use of SWAT team

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 September 2021, 8:18 by Denis Chabrol Two of Guyana’s opposition political parties have questioned the use of the police force’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit,  in the wake of the gunning down of a resident of Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast. The Working People’s Alliance, in expressing outrage at the “brutal slaying” of 29-year old Orin ...

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‘Allow Coretta Mc Donald to represent teachers’- GTU President ; Union suspends protests, appeals for talks with Education Ministry

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 September 2021, 7:14 by Denis Chabrol The President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Mark Lyte on Friday appealed to the Guyana government to allow the union’s General Secretary, Coretta Mc Donald to represent teachers instead of using her political allegiance as a barrier. “We know that the General Secretary sits on the Opposition bench ...

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University of Guyana to map solutions for delivering education during COVID

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 September 2021, 6:35 by Denis Chabrol The University of Guyana’s Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CoETaL) will be hosting its Second Biennial Conference from Monday, September 20 to Wednesday, September 22, 2021. This is an event that aims to provide a space for academics, researchers, and other key stakeholders to deliberate on issues ...

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