Daily Archives: Monday, 3 June 2024, 15:00

Former prominent GPSU Vice President Dr Anwar Hussain dies

Last Updated on Monday, 3 June 2024, 19:15 by Writer Former firebrand trade unionist with the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), medical doctor Anwar Hussein has died, his employer, the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) said on Monday. The NIS described Dr Hussain, its Medical Advisor, as someone who was “an invaluable part of our organization, whose dedication and commitment left ...

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Guyana gearing up to export more prawns

Last Updated on Monday, 3 June 2024, 19:12 by Writer Guyana is preparing to boost the production of Vannamei prawns for export, with financing from US$100 million that have been set aside by a Trinidad-headquartered bank to develop agriculture in the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha has said. He said the aim is to produce 3,960 tonnes ...

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Law coming to govern engineers – Edghill

Last Updated on Monday, 3 June 2024, 19:04 by Writer As part of the government’s drive to ensure engineers executing public works are held accountable, the Engineer’s Bill will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, government’s Department of Public Information reported on Sunday. Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, made the disclosure during a workshop at the Marriott ...

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Guyana welcomes Biden’s proposed Israeli-Hamas deal but presses for two-state solution

Last Updated on Monday, 3 June 2024, 19:00 by Writer Guyana on Sunday welcomed United States (US) President, Joe Biden’s proposed Israel-Hamas deal to end Israel’s war on Gaza, but again pegged lasting peace to a two-state solution. “We have noted that the proposal aligns in several ways with previous decisions taken by the United Nations Security Council and the ...

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