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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 22:59

Teachers’ strike is political because govt’s decisions are political- PNCR Executive Member Gary Best

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 22:59 by Denis Chabrol The now three-day old teachers’ strike called by the Guyana Teachers’ Union is “political” as the educators are responding to political decisions by the government for refusing to address their demand for increased salaries and allowances, Executive Member of the People’s National Congress Reform, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best ...

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OPINION: APNU-AFC stuck in dead-beat economics

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 16:52 by Denis Chabrol By Dr Randy Persaud, Professor Economics Dr. Gary Best is the new intellectual voice of the languishing APNU-AFC. This is not good, because this same Dr. Best, to the best of my knowledge, has never published a refereed paper on economic development, and certainly not on macro-economics. If he ...

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GTU to collect union dues through MMG; says strike relief available

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 9:49 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) on Tuesday said it would be collecting union dues through Mobile Money Guyana (MMG), hours after the Ministry of Education notified that it would stop collecting union dues on behalf of that bargaining agent. “You take away the dues, MMG will work,” GTU President, ...

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OPINION: The 2024 Jagdeo Budget Part 4: Let’s con the Guyanese working class! 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 8:30 by Denis Chabrol by Retired Read Admiral  Gary Best, LLB; LEC; PhD. According to VP Jagdeo, “richer people can afford private health care and private education.” He was also excited to tell the Guyanese family that “…the services that are now produced in the private sector that you have to pay for, ...

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GTU, Education Ministry in battle over salary figures

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 8:25 by Denis Chabrol As a teachers strike entered its third day on Wednesday, the Guyana Teachers’ Union and the Ministry of Education were comparing salaries for lowest paid teachers. While the Education Ministry and several government parliamentarians posted on their Social Media pages a list of positions and their salary increases from ...

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