Daily Archives: Monday, 2 May 2022, 17:48

Media need to hold govt accountable for oil money- Western Nations

Last Updated on Monday, 2 May 2022, 17:48 by Denis Chabrol The United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day- Tuesday, May 3- underscored the important role of journalists in holding the government accountable for the spending of oil revenues that now amount to almost US$1 billion. “Press attention to accountability ...

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Fire destroys business consultant’s home

Last Updated on Monday, 2 May 2022, 14:40 by Denis Chabrol The home of a business consultant was destroyed by fire early Monday morning, the Guyana Fire Service said.  The Guyana Fire Service says the concrete and wooden house is located at 188 West Ruimveldt Housing Scheme. The occupant has been identified as Shebakie Fernandes.  Firefighters say they received a ...

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FITUG, GTUC differ on minimum monthly salary

Last Updated on Monday, 2 May 2022, 12:16 by Denis Chabrol The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) is  backing a call for the country’s minimum salary to be GY$60,000 but the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has been hearing that that figure is no longer sufficient and should instead be doubled due to rising cost of living. ...

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CIOG endorses ‘One Guyana’ platform, speaks out against racism, domestic violence, child sexual abuse

Last Updated on Monday, 2 May 2022, 8:28 by Denis Chabrol The Central Islamic Organisation (CIOG) on Monday- on the occasion of Eid Ul Fit’r- endorsed President Irfaan Ali’s ‘One Guyana’ platform regardless of religious persuasion and urged Guyanese to counter domestic violence, child molestation and racism. “I wish to commend His Excellency, our President Dr. Mohammed Irfaan Ali on ...

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