Daily Archives: Sunday, 10 March 2024, 21:18

Teachers’ Union expects multi-year counter-proposal

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2024, 21:18 by Denis Chabrol Although the Ministry of Education has publicly ruled out negotiating a 2019-2023 salary increase, the Guyana Teachers’ Union says it expects a counter-proposal when the two sides meet again on Tuesday. “When we go back to the meeting on Tuesday, our expectation is that government will bring a position ...

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Jagdeo warns political challengers “we will deal with them”

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2024, 18:22 by Denis Chabrol As Guyana gradually prepares for general elections next year, General Secretary of the governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Sunday warned emerging political challengers that they could face stiff response “You got all kinds, some who are trying to challenge us but they better be cautious. They ...

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Fire destroys hotels, houses at Eteringbang

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2024, 16:28 by Denis Chabrol An early Sunday morning fire destroyed  two hotels and two houses at Eteringbang, a gold mining community on the Guyana side of the border with Venezuela, sources said. No one was injured. A source said the fire was caused by a faulty electricity generator. The Guyana Fire Service, however, ...

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OPINION: Prez Ali in Berbice: a leader that has lost touch with reality

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2024, 10:14 by Denis Chabrol By GHK Lall President Irfaan Ali went to Williamsburg, Corentyne, Berbice for the ribbon cutting for a new Republic Bank branch. The president spoke about loans, mortgages, investments, and more. He should have limited himself to ribbon cutting. It was a mouthful, according to a Demerara News article captioned, ...

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OPINION: Gaza, now an enclave of genocide and crimes against humanity

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2024, 9:40 by Denis Chabrol By Dr. Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus, American University, Washington DC. More than 30,000 Palestinians in Gaza have been killed by incessant military activities by the Israeli Defense Force. Most of the dead are women and children, and noncombatants. Although Israel undoubtedly has every right to defend itself, it does ...

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Guyana sets a global aviation example with its quality carbon offset achievement- ICAO

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2024, 4:08 by Denis Chabrol The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) welcomes the Government of Guyana’s milestone announcement on the authorization of carbon units for use in the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) for the 2024-2026 compliance period. Under the ICAO Council approved Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART) programme, 4.64 ...

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