Daily Archives: Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 21:10

City Mayor removed from GDF Reserve for conduct unbecoming of a soldier

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 21:10 by Denis Chabrol Former Staff Sergeant Ubraj Narine was disembodied from the Guyana National Rerserve of the Guyana Defence Force, with effect from Tuesday December 13, 2022 for conduct ‘ Unbecoming of a soldier’ because of his utterances on Monday night in his capacity as Mayor of Georgetown.  “Mr Narine on Monday ...

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City Mayor, AFC General Secretary arrested, ordered to Brickdam Police Station

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 16:54 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine and Alliance For Change General Secretary Sherod Duncan were Wednesday afternoon arrested and ordered to go to Brickdam Police Station, triggering a large converging of supporters including vendors in City Hall’s compound. Present with him were Attorneys-at-Law Roysdale Forde and Darren Wade. Mr Forde confirmed ...

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Teachers to get salary increases but no date fixed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 15:42 by Denis Chabrol Teachers in Guyana will get increased salaries, but President Irfaan Ali could not say how soon. “The day for teachers will come. As I said, it’s progressive. It’s  a holistic approach. We are dealing with the greatest anomalies in the system first,” he said. He cited nurses who were ...

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Local Govt Minister cannot change constituencies-GECOM Chair rules

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 15:13 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Retired Justice Claudette Singh on Wednesday backed opposition-aligned Election Commissioners and decided that the Local Government Minister could not change constituency boundaries. She said Minister Nigel Dharamlall did not have the legal authority to do so, according to pro-opposotion Commissioner Vincent Alexander. ...

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UAE to train 150,000 Guyanese in coding; Pres. Ali offers CARICOM similar opportunity

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 14:31 by Denis Chabrol Guyana, with assistance from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will be training at least 150,000 Guyanese school children in coding for Information Communications Technology (ICT), and President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday said he would be pushing for students in sister-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states to also get similar trading. ...

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OPINION: What will the PPP Gov’t do with access to information networks?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 8:54 by Writer by GHK Lall I note with interest the development where Guyana has joined regional information sharing networks to facilitate going after financial criminals (Demerara Waves, December 11, 2022). On the face of it, this is good for Guyana, with many possible pluses. On the other hand, for those familiar with ...

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