Labour Dept shuns GB&GWU as Barama workers’ representative

– though company recognises that union

The Ministry of Social Protection’s Department of Labour has excluded the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU), which has been representing workers at Barama Company Ltd (BCL) since February, stating that it recognizes the Guyana Labour Union (GLU) as the bargaining body.

Man gets two years for $17M robbery

-following four-year sentence for stolen gun, ammo possession

Nabadamingi Gobin

Charged in July 2015 with committing a $17 million burglary, after a gun allegedly found in his possession was linked to the stolen booty, Nabadamingi Gobin was yesterday sentenced to two years for the offence.

PI into grenade attack on KN continues

The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the charges against Alfie Garraway, Janiel Howard and Leroy Williams, the three men accused of throwing a grenade at the Kaieteur News (KN) Office, continued yesterday with testimony from two of the news agency’s staff.

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