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PPP may discuss Dharamlall’s eligibility for other party positions

Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2024, 0:58 by Writer General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party Civic, Bharrat Jagdeo was Thursday tight-lipped on whether Executive Council member, Nigel Dharamlall was free to be nominated for existing party positions although he was being investigated for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman. “That’s preempting the discussions that we may have so I ...

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NIS payments no longer a condition for UG student loan write-off

Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2024, 0:54 by Writer The Guyana government on Thursday announced that National Insurance Scheme (NIS) contributions would no longer be required for write-offs of student loans to University of Guyana (UG) graduates, three days after the announcement. “We want to make this easy for our people and other students who have outstanding loans. We ...

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Teachers Union wants interim pay increase, education ministry rules out talks under duress

Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2024, 0:50 by Writer The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) is demanding a 20 percent interim pay increase before the teacher’s strike is called off to make way for the start of mediation, but the Ministry of Education on Wednesday said the union’s demand amounted to duress. “We wanted to include an interim payout to ...

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