Daily Archives: Thursday, 15 February 2024, 18:43

Govt shies away from negotiating pay hike with Teachers’ Union; considers Online teaching if strike prolongs

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2024, 18:44 by Denis Chabrol Government on Thursday ruled out giving into pay increases being demanded by the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), signaled no willingness to hold salary negotiations but instead said it might resort to Online learning if the now nine-day old strike continues indefinitely. The GTU is proposing a 25 percent salary ...

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Rapist escapes from Mazaruni Prison

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2024, 10:38 by Denis Chabrol A convicted rapist on Thursday escaped from the Mazaruni prison compound, shortly after he asked to ease his bowels in a bushy area, the Guyana Prison Service said. Akeem Wong, a convict serving a 15-year sentence for rape, managed to escape at about 7:20 am. The Prison Service said ...

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