The Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan in his deliberative judgement has taken a decision to revoke the appointment of Jonellor Bowen, who served as Town Clerk of the Linden Mayor and Town Council, a release from the ministry said today.
With complaints from businessmen mounting, the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) yesterday said that the effective rate for the US$ is now $230 and warning that this would have severe repercussions for the economy it called on the government and the central bank to intervene in the market.
The University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) and the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) yesterday held a picketing exercise, at the Turkeyen Campus, calling for the UG Administration to commence negotiations for their pay increases.
The decomposed body of a Guyanese businessman was found yesterday in his Trinidad and Tobago home at Macoya, Newsday reported.
The man has been identified as 51 year-old Seekumar Dalchan, a wholesale trader, of Macoya Road Extension, Trinidad and Tobago.
The trial of Wesley Carlos Payne, who is accused of raping one of two nurses at the Wismar Hospital back in 2008, commenced yesterday morning before Justice Navindra Singh and a 12-member mixed jury at the High Court in Georgetown.
Long in the works, Guyana is aiming for a mid-year submission of its application for membership to the European Union’s watchdog, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
The Guyana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (G-EITI) Multi Stakeholder Group (MSG), which was launched last month, is working on submitting the application by June/July.