Daily Archives: Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 23:32

GTU considers options to prevent removal of teachers from paysheets, sustain pressure for increased salaries

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:35 by Writer More than 800 teachers Tuesday night mulled options to ensure their names are not taken off paysheets and were told that another round of High Court action could be taken to force the Minister of Labour to send the pay dispute to arbitration. GTU Vice President Collis Nicholson stressed the ...

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Health ministry launches GY$1.8 billion eye care programme

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:28 by Writer The government officially launched its eye-testing and spectacles programme which will benefit thousands of vulnerable individuals on Tuesday at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC). The programme will see these individuals accessing financial assistance from the government to get their eyes tested and outfitted with the required spectacles. Individuals under ...

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Mohameds gold dealer’s licence to be pulled in wake of U.S. sanctions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:23 by Writer The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) is finalising preparations to revoke the Mohameds gold dealership license, following the United States’ imposition of sanctions on Nazar “Shell” Mohamed and his son Azruddin, according to well-placed sources. The effect of the sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) ...

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Opposition, Bank of Guyana nominees to oil fund’s Investment Committee approved months later

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:16 by Writer The nominees by the Opposition Leader and the Bank of Guyana on the Investment Committee of the Natural Resources Fund into which oil revenues are deposited have been approved retroactively and could now sit on that decision-making body, according to the Official Gazette. The Opposition Leader’s nominee, city businessman Dr ...

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