Protesters vow to continue despite poor turnout

VAT on private education fees

A poor turnout by the Guyana Private Schools United yesterday did not deter the protest action against VAT on private education, outside of the Ministry of the Presidency.

In its fifth week of protest, a smaller than usual crowd consisting of a handful of parents, teachers and students, lined off on Vlissengen Road, in front of the Ministry, once again picketing for the removal of VAT on private education.

According to one protestor, Chaitram Ramdyhol, he was disappointed with the crowd turnout, but at the same time, he understands that there are factors which hindered some of the parents from coming out to protest. “… [some] parents work and because of their work they …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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