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GECOM Chairman not ruling out resigning; maintains “quality trumps race” in hiring workers

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics October 5, 2018 demerara waves Seemingly frustrated with racially motivated political bickering at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), the Chairman of the country’s elections management authority, Retired Justice James Patterson on Friday did not rule out resigning from the post if those state of affairs continue. “It is even…

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Teachers strike looms again: “They are ready to hit the streets” over imposed arbitration chairman, despite Education Ministry’s threatened legal action

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Education, News September 26, 2018 In the face of the Ministry of Education’s threat to take legal action if teachers go on strike again over the Minister of Labour’s unilateral appointment of a chairman of the arbitration panel, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Wednesday issued a seven-day strike ultimatum…

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Town Clerk leased land not owned by City Hall to shipping company

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, News, Politics September 24, 2018 Town Clerk, Royston King leased a parcel of land to a shipping company, but the Commission of Inquiry into the operations of the Georgetown Municipality says that land is owned by government’s holding company for State assets. Chairman of the one-man Commission of Inquiry into…

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AFC, WPA poised to collaborate on proposed direct cash transfers of oil money to poor households

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, News, Politics September 23, 2018 The Alliance For Change (AFC) and the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Sunday looked set to collaborate on whether there should be conditional direct cash transfers of oil revenues to poor Guyanese households. WPA Executive Member, David Hinds confirmed that the AFC has contacted his…

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APNU had considered parties contesting Local Govt Elections separately- sources; Granger stresses importance of strong political organisations

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics September 18, 2018 A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) had toyed with the idea of each of the five parties under its umbrella contesting the 2018 Local Government Elections separately to test their strength on the ground, but APNU Chairman, David Granger has brushed aside the question. “I’m…

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Dismissal letter to Guyana Chronicle’s Finance Comptroller withdrawn; PM Nagamootoo orders probe into spending, info leak

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, News, Politics September 10, 2018 Less than one day after the Finance Comptroller of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) was issued a dismissal letter by the General Manager,  a decision has been taken to rescind that correspondence, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. The rescinding of the…

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