Frustrated GPSU unhappy with prolonged negotiations for public servants salaries

The President of the Guyana Public Service Union, Patrick Yarde, today expressed his union’s frustration with the prolonged negotiations with government to address the working conditions and salaries for public servants. At a mid-morning press conference, Mr. Yarde complained that the concerns of the union do not appear to be getting much attention from the […]

Popular Mandela Avenue Potter found dead in home

The lifeless body of well-known Mandela Avenue potter, Dorsett Small, was found in his home this midday. The 55-year-old man whose yard is decorated with his many plant pots, lived alone and was last seen alive late Monday. The discovery was made by one of his friends who became concerned after repeatedly calling the home […]

Recaptured escapee faces second murder charge

24-year-old, Travis Evans was today charged and remanded to jail for a second murder. The man who had escaped from the Lusignan jail just over a month ago and was recaptured, was marched into Court this morning to face a murder charge connected to the death of Gregory Frank at Kuru Kururu, Linden/Soesdyke Highway. He […]

GPSU members to meet over Credit Union complaints

The Guyana Public Service Union is calling an important meeting with members of the Public Service Cooperative Credit Union, following several complaints about the current operations of the credit union. The meeting is set for Thursday from 4:45pm at the GPSU headquarters. The credit union is currently under the management of a committee that was […]

PPP promises to keep promises made during LGE campaign as it claims massive victories

The People’s Progressive Party picked up wins in five towns and several Neighbourhood Democratic Councils at Monday’s Local Government Elections. The party has described the victories as “massive” although it admits that the low voter turnout was national. PPP General Secretary, Bharrat Jagdeo, today said his party intends to keep the promises that it made […]

Voter turn out in Georgetown was less than 30%; APNU wins majority for City Hall

The nation’s capital city saw a voter turn out of 28% at yesterday’s local government elections. According to the Guyana Elections Commission, of the 119,000 eligible voters in the Georgetown municipality, just over 28,000 of them cast their ballots at Monday’s elections. A Partnership for National Unity, which is mostly supported by the People’s National […]

CCJ rules Guyana’s cross dressing law is Unconstitutional; Orders that it be struck from the Laws of Guyana

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that the law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional. In a ruling handed down this morning, the Court said […]

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