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Monthly Archives: December 2021

Sugar workers get 7 percent pay increase

Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2021, 21:32 by Denis Chabrol Workers of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (GUYSUCO) are to receive a 7 percent increase in wages and salaries, a move that the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on Monday welcomed. “The announcement today represents a fulfillment of that commitment,” the union said in referring to discussions ...

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Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best tops PNCR’s 15-member Central Executive

Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2021, 17:12 by Denis Chabrol Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best has topped the list of 15 elected members to the Central Executive Committee of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), the party said. Also elected to that decision-making body is another former Retired Chief of ...

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Volda Lawrence, Vanwest Charles appointed PNCR advisors

Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2021, 16:08 by Denis Chabrol Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform  Aubrey Norton on Monday afternoon announced that he has appointed outgoing Chairman Volda Lawrence and former Central Executive Member, Dr Richard Vanwest Charles as party advisors. Mr. Norton said talks are underway with Joseph Harmon. “I also want to indicate to the ...

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Private Sector Commission not independent- PNCR Leader

Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2021, 15:34 by Denis Chabrol Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Monday said his party is pro-private sector but he said from many accounts the Private Sector Commission (PSC) as politically biased. He sought to assure Guyanese that his party is pro-business but said he has been asked by ...

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Victory points to possible recall of a number of opposition parliamentarians- PNCR Leader

Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2021, 10:00 by Denis Chabrol Newly-elected leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Monday hinted that a number of parliamentarians might be recalled, even as he declined to comment on Mr. Joseph Harmon’s position that he would remain the Opposition Leader. “I could say to you, however, that one thing ...

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Mocha to Great Diamond Road opened; electronic ticketing for road offences coming

Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2021, 7:23 by Denis Chabrol The Mocha to Great Diamond interconnecting road was Monday morning commissioned and is being touted to bring massive relief to commuters who are being plagued by long hours of waiting time to get to and from work. President Irfaan Ali, in his address,  warned motorists against speeding  and announced ...

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PNCR’s elections: 967 (Norton), Harmon (245), Vanwest Charles (64)

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 December 2021, 16:09 by Denis Chabrol The People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) Chief Election Officer, Vincent Alexander on Sunday afternoon officially announced that Aubrey Norton is “poised to be installed” as the next elected leader of that party and that three other persons from Team Norton have been elected to top executive positions. He rejected ...

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Harmon says will remain Opposition Leader

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 December 2021, 15:09 by Denis Chabrol Mr. Joseph Harmon on Sunday said he would remain Guyana’s Opposition Leader, although he was defeated by Aubrey Norton for the post of leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) which controls the opposition coalition. He noted that he would remain as an “ordinary member” of the PNCR ...

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PNCR elections: Harmon concedes to Norton; says now “ordinary member”

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 December 2021, 12:34 by Denis Chabrol Mr. Joseph Harmon on Sunday publicly conceded that Aubrey Norton defeated him in Saturday’s internal elections for the post of leader for the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR). “Over the coming weeks I am sure matters related to the new leadership will arise and I stand committed to the ...

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GDF Coast Guard member’s body recovered

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 December 2021, 10:28 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on Sunday said the body of  Coast Guard Ordinary Rating Junior Kenroy Small ended with the spotting of a body at the mouth of the Essequibo River almost three days after he went overboard in a mishap involving in an unregistered private boat. “The ...

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