Daily Archives: Monday, 5 February 2024, 22:23

Sugar refinery for abandoned Enmore sugar estate- Pres Ali

Last Updated on Monday, 5 February 2024, 22:23 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Monday announced that a sugar refinery would be built at the Enmore Estate, East Coast Demerara which was closed in 2018. Addressing the Private Sector Commission’s (PSC) annual corporate dinner, he said an unnamed investor was about to decide on the construction of the refinery. ...

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Striking teachers will lose pay; Education Ministry mum on number of “most teachers” who worked

Last Updated on Monday, 5 February 2024, 22:25 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Education on Monday said teachers, who participate in an illegal strike, would lose pay, but declined to provide a figure on the number of educators who responded to the Guyana Teachers’ Union’s (GTU) call for industrial action to force government to the bargaining table for increased ...

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Mixed assessment of impact of teachers’ strike

Last Updated on Monday, 5 February 2024, 14:09 by Denis Chabrol Even as the Guyana Teachers’ Union  (GTU) vowed that the strike action would continue if the Ministry of Education does not agree to come to the table to negotiate for increased salaries and allowances, both sides gave differing accounts of the industrial action that began Monday. GTU General Secretary, ...

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Teachers’ Union dismisses claims of alleged threats

Last Updated on Monday, 5 February 2024, 9:33 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) on Monday dismissed claims by the Guyana Police Force that teachers were being threatened to participate in a strike. “I am not aware of any threats issued by GTU to teachers,” GTU President Dr Mark Lyte told Demerara Waves Online News. Police said that ...

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