Daily Archives: Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 18:25

Pay up the budgeted $10 billion in salary payout- GTUC tells President Ali

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 18:25 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) on Tuesday asked President Irfaan Ali to pay government employees an additional 7 percent retroactive increase in wages and salaries for this year, saying that workers in this oil-rich nation now deserve fatter pay packets. The GTU said GY$10 billion was allocated in ...

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AFC calls for restart, broadening of electoral reform process

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 14:56 by Denis Chabrol The Alliance For  Change (AFC) on Tuesday urged the Guyana government to restart the election reform process by opening it up to all stakeholders and involving the Law Reform Commission (LRC). “It urges a restart of the process with all participants and stakeholders playing their roles and having their ...

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Trinidad Energy Minister warns Guyana, Suriname about oil sector opportunists

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 14:00 by Denis Chabrol Trinidad and Tobago’s  Energy Minister, Stuart Young on Tuesday warned Guyana and Suriname about opportunists who would like to take advantage of the oil sector, even as he urged said government was ready to work with his c country’s Energy Chamber to provide services to other Caribbean nations. Addressing ...

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New CXC qualfication will include character building of secondary students

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 13:30 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) on Tuesday announced that preparations have started to offer a new qualification that would focus on, among other things, building the character of secondary school students. Addressing the opening of a CXC Ministerial Summit, the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of that regional examining ...

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