Daily Archives: Thursday, 1 February 2024, 21:48

Guyana donating money to assist Palestine refugees

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 21:48 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday announced that it has pledged US$150,000 towards the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in support of Palestinians displaced and affected by the ongoing conflict in Gaza. UNRWA is the primary humanitarian agency in ...

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US Southern Command poised to assist GDF to monitor Guyana’s airspace

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 21:38 by Denis Chabrol The United States Army’s Southern Command would on Friday explore how to assist the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) in monitoring this South American nation’s airspace to preserve its sovereignty, the American Embassy here said Thursday. US Air Force Major General, Evan L. Pettus, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) ...

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Govt willing to fund improvements at privately-owned stock exchange- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 17:30 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said government would be willing to fund improvements to the privately-owned Guyana Stock Exchange (GSE), even as he flayed the administration for being saddled with the same more than 2o-year old computerised system since its inception. “We are prepared to modernise this but ...

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OPINION: Guyana Stock Exchange: too much accommodation made for public companies

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 14:59 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall I read the comments of Chairman Nikhil Ramkarran, in the article titled, “No public companies listed on cash-strapped Guyana Stock Exchange; Banks-DIH must first list on Stock Exchange to get additional benefits -GSE Chairman”, Demerara Waves, January 31).  Interesting was the first word that came to ...

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Teachers strike will be illegal-Chief Education Officer; GTU says industrial action only option if no talks

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 1:24 by Denis Chabrol Chief Education Officer Saddam Hussain on Wednesday said the Ministry of Education has been taking steps to improve the working conditions of teachers, and he warned that if they go on strike from next Monday, that industrial action would be illegal. “To be clear, the MoE (Ministry of Education) ...

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City businessman disappointed with Education Ministry’s need for written approval before school visits, donations

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2024, 0:37 by Denis Chabrol A day after the Ministry of Education clamped down on unauthorised visits to schools, a wealthy city businessman who visited four schools across the country and donated several items, Wednesday night deemed a circular by Minister of Education Priya Manickchand “draconian”. Chief Education Officer, Saddam Hussain on Tuesday told ...

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