Daily Archives: Sunday, 3 March 2024, 23:50

CARICOM backing Ghanian Foreign Minister as next Commonwealth Secretary-General

The 12 Commonwealth Caribbean nations seem set to support Ghana’s Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey to become the next Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, though the African Union is yet to decide who would be the continent’s candidate, a top source said Sunday. “We are willing to support the Ghanaian. The problem is that Africa hasn’t sorted itself out,” the official ...

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Bartica gold miner, porter shot dead and robbed of raw gold, guns

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2024, 20:34 by Denis Chabrol In the wake of Sunday morning’s gunning down of a well-known gold miner and his employee and theft of GY$37 million worth of raw gold and guns, the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) called on police to ensure the safety of miners. “We urge all our miners ...

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Teachers’ Union challenges Chief Education Officer to prove salary talks

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2024, 18:33 by Denis Chabrol The President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) Mark Lyte on Sunday called on the nation’s Chief Education Officer, Saddam Hussain to prove that the bargaining agent and the Ministry of Education held talks on salaries by producing the agenda and minutes. “Let them produce minutes that are signed ...

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GTU, Ministry of Education discussed salaries- Chief Education Officer

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2024, 9:42 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Education’s Chief Education Officer, Saddam Hussain has denied persistent claims by the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) that salaries were never discussed during months of bilateral talks between the two parties, prompting an almost one-month old teachers strike. Contrary to what the Applicant has alleged that teachers’ ...

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