Daily Archives: Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 21:59

Govt appeals High Court ruling in favour of teachers’ union

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 23:26 by Writer The Guyana government on Wednesday asked the Court of Appeal to throw out High Court Judge, Sandil Kissoon’s entire decision that the teachers’ strike to demand collective bargaining was lawful and legitimate and so monies from their salaries must not be deducted for day off the jog. Attorney General Anil ...

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Guyana to cut some agri imports, save US$150 million yearly

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 23:20 by Writer Guyana intends to produce more than 60 percent of its onion needs, in addition to corn, soya, feed, black-eyed peas and red beans and so save the country more than US$150 million annually in foreign exchange, President Irfaan Ali said Wednesday. “We have experimented with onion production. We have proven, ...

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Parika stelling assessment to inform upgrade for Caribbean ferry

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 23:29 by Writer The Parika Stelling is undergoing an assessment to ascertain the extent of the upgrade that is required for an intra-Caribbean ferry to dock there, but there would be a wider assessment that would include the other destination countries, President Irfaan Ali said Wednesday. “That assessment is now in its final ...

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OPINION: Forbes Burnham: The Life and Times of the Comrade Leader – A Review

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 23:13 by Writer By Dr Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus, American University, Washington DC Linden Lewis has authored a commendable scholarly book on the ‘life and times’ of L.F.S. Burnham. This is no easy task for two reasons, both deeply embedded in the psyche of the Guyanese population both here in the homeland, and ...

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OPINION: The death of a president, the death of decency

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 22:49 by Writer by GHK Lall The world is in an ugly place. I make an adjustment: politics have made for hateful relationships, inclusive of local politics and geopolitics. I point to a development on the foreign front. The death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a copter crash underscored what I see, ...

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Venezuelans, Guyanese held with cocaine in Cummings Lodge, Pomeroon with cocaine – CANU

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 22:33 by Writer Three Venezuelans and one Guyanese have been arrested at two separate locations in connection with the discoveries of a total of six kilogrammes of cocaine, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Wednesday. The anti-drug agency said two Venezuelans and one Guyanese were intercepted in Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown on Sunday, ...

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