GUYANA

Boxing Day Boxing is back with “Sons of Champions” amateur card

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Nov 25, 2017 Sports 0 For almost a decade, ‘Boxing Day’ in Guyana has been void of a Boxing Day card. From left GBA President Steve Ninvalle, boxing promoter Seon Bristol and Alex Murray during Thursday’s media brief. This year, that will change with the staging of an amateur event on December 26 with potential Read More

Ministry gearing to improve Maths, English performances from foundation level

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 A deliberate tactic is being embraced by the Ministry of Education to sustainably address poor performances in Mathematics and English. This is according to information contained in an action plan crafted by the Ministry.It is expected that the action plan which incorporates several measures aimed at enhancing the education sector, Read More

Rusal workers accuse management of dragging feet over tax-free payment

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 File Photo: Representatives of RUSAL Guyana, members of the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers’ Union and the Labour Department at the recent meeting More than week after learning of an agreement that they would receive a long-awaited, tax-free overtime pay, several workers of the Russian-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc. Read More

Teen escapee jailed for unlicensed gun

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 – denies armed robbery charges Jailed: Dwayne Castello A teen who was recaptured following his escape from the Kitty Police Station was yesterday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to having in his possession an unlicensed firearm.Eighteen-year-old Dwayne Castello appeared before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly in the Georgetown Read More

Guyana Goldfields denies letting go of 80 employees

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 Human Resources Manager of GuyanaGoldfields, Peter Benny Canadian-owned Guyana Goldfields Inc. has denied that more than 80 workers have been laid off.The company which operates the gold-rich Aurora mines, in Region Seven, is being accused by the National Mines Workers Union of Guyana, of breaching labour regulations.The union said that Read More

Desmond Trotman sworn-in as new GECOM Commissioner

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 …AFC says injustice done to ignore party’s nominee “My judgment prevails, Mr. Trotman is the fittest person… you can’t fake experience” – President Granger New GECOM Commissioner Desmond Trotman being presented with his Instrument of Appointment by President David Granger The Alliance For Change (AFC), a major partner of the coalition Read More

School sexual abuse allegations… Matter handed over to police

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 ‘blame and shame’ head teacher to be reprimanded Mr. Coen Jackson An investigation into the allegations of sexual abuse perpetrated by a teacher at The Bishops’ High School has now been handed over to police.This is according to information released by the Ministry of Education yesterday. In a statement it Read More

Govt. must balance confidentiality with transparency – Dr. David Hinds

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 Political Analyst, Dr. David Hinds Political scientist and executive member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) is troubled by the inclusion of a “Duty not to disclose information” clause in the Petroleum Commission Bill.The bill, which stands in the name of Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, has been laid Read More