Norton and Jagdeo differ on redirection of some budget funds to cater for significant salary increases for teachers and public servants

With the strike by teachers across the country growing and appear set to enter its second week on Monday, the APNU+AFC Opposition believes more than $20 Billion could be redirected in this year’s budget to cater for a proper salary increase for teachers and other public servants. At a press conference on Thursday, Leader of […]

Guyana to receive British and Canadian support to boost port security

The Guyana Government is seeking to increase security at the country’s various ports of entry, according to President Ali. Speaking at the Private Sector Commission’s Corporate dinner earlier this week, the President said Guyana has already entered into agreements with the United Kingdom and Canada to boost the country’s port security.  There will be an […]

GTU considering move to Court over Government’s decision to stop deducting teachers’ union fees

By Svetlana Marshall President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Mark Lyte, announced today that the Union is preparing to take the Government to Court over its decision to stop deducting union fees from the salaries of teachers, for remittance to the GTU.   Earlier this week, the Government, through the Ministry of Education, stated […]

Opposition MPs seeking VP Jagdeo’s removal from National Assembly over prolonged absence from Sittings

Opposition Chief Whip Christopher Jones and APNU+AFC Member of Parliament, Tabitha Sarabo- Halley, have filed an application with the High Court seeking an order for Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo to vacate his seat in the National Assembly owing to his prolonged absence from the Assembly, which they contend is unconstitutional. The Application which was filed […]