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Linden nurses strike

Nurses at Linden began strike action Wednesday morning over their unpaid gratuity money and they say they do not intend to head back to the hospitals until they are sure the payments will be made. The over 75 nurses marched through the streets of Linden expressing their displeasure with the way they were being treated. […]

Linden forms Trust for new TV Station

The Region 10 Administration has started work on forming a Trust that will overlook efforts for the Region to be granted a TV station license and get a TV station into operation within months. Speaking in the National Assembly on Monday, Chairperson of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority Bibi Shaddick  who is a Member of […]

One Dead in Matthews Ridge crash

A medical evacuation was activated late Tuesday night following an accident in the Big Creek area at Matthews Ridge in Region 1, Barima Waini. Initial reports reaching News Source state that one person has been confirmed dead at the scene of the crash and at least two others were seriously injured and would be flown to […]

APNU Not supporting “Cardboard Budget”

The Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday night gave the clearest indication yet that the opposition was not prepared to support the budget estimates as presented by Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh. Wrapping up the Opposition’s contributions to the 2013 Budget debates, Opposition Leader David Granger told the National Assembly that the nation has been […]

Linden Nurses to go on strike

Nurses in the mining town of Linden have decided to go on a full scale strike action from Wednesday morning. The over 75 nurses based at the two hospitals in the town have been protesting over the past two weeks for their gratuity payments which were due in March but were never made. Union Representative […]

Teixeira says Budget will be Challenge to cut

The considerations of the Budget estimates are expected to begin on Wednesday in the National Assembly. The Opposition has already indicated its intention to cut the estimates for some Government Agencies but Chief Whip of the Peoples Progressive Party and Presidential Adviser Gail Teixeira has issued a call for the Opposition to be wise and […]

$78M Lotto Winner still to claim prize

The Guyana Lottery Company is asking customers who may have bought tickets for February 16, 2013 Lotto Supa 6 Draw to check their tickets again as the winner of the $78 Million lottery prize is still to come forward. The company has launched a search for the winner through press advertisements hoping that the lucky […]

Timehri will be “Airline Cemetery” with new airport -Nagamootoo

The Government’s plan to spend $30 Billion to construct a new airport is not finding favour with Alliance For Change Member of Parliament Moses Nagamootoo. Initial works paving the way for the construction of the replacement airport at Timehri has already started but Nagamootoo believes that unless a proper feasibility study is completed and presented, […]

30 year old Activist to replace ill APNU MP

With a vote on the 2013 National Budget estimates, the Opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has decided to replace hospitalised Member of Parliament Richard Allen so that his “constituents could be represented”. Allen fell ill last Thursday in the National Assembly and had to be rushed by ambulance to the Georgetown Hospital where […]

Broadcast Authority cannot revoke Radio Licenses -Shaddick

The Chairperson of the National Broadcasting Authority and Member of Parliament for the People’s Progressive Party, Ms. Bibi Shaddick has declared that the Authority under the law does not really have any authority to revoke those radio licenses that were issued by Former President Bharrat Jagdeo without cause. Shaddick used the opening of her Budget […]