Daily Archives: 01/25/2013

Government to establish a national minimum wage – video

Guyana Government to establish a national minimum wage

January 23, 2013 – Capitol News:  The introduction  of a national minimum wage for all workers could put an end to underpayment across all sectors and lessen complaints against exploitation by employers.

Apart from the established minimum wage of $50, 000 (US$250./month) for public sector workers, the Government would periodically dictate what the minimum wage for certain categories of workers in the private sector should be, but now, everyone would be covered.  Continue reading

President Donald Ramotar points fingers at Judiciary – video

President Donald Ramotar points fingers at Judiciary

January 23, 2013  Capitol News :

While President Donald Ramotar said his administration supports the independence of the Judiciary, he still has some concerns with the decisions being made against the state.

The President said, he had wanted to make his position known for some time, but did not find any context or authority to do so.    Continue reading

Granger wants mining operations suspended until appeal is heard – video

Opposition Leader David Granger wants mining operations suspended until appeal is heard

January 23, 2013 – Capitol News  –  Opposition Leader David Granger says, that the Administration should go back to the drawing board on the Amerindian Act. Granger believes that mining operations in the disputed area should be put on hold until the appeal is heard. Continue reading

Amerindians picket Gov’t for protection of Land Rights – video

APA mounts picket for the Government to protect Amerindian land rights

Amerindians are continuing to be vocal in their quest to have their rights protected. Today the Amerindian Peoples’ Association held a picketing exercise outside of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, calling for the Amerindian Act to be revised.     Continue reading

GCC Valentines Dance – February 16, 2013 – Toronto

Just a Reminder – the Guyana Christian Charities’ Valentine Dance on February 16, 2013.  See flyer with Ticket Details attached.

Guyanese Online

Guyana Christian Charities (Canada) Inc


When: Saturday, February 16, 2013
7:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall
1490 Markham Road — North of 401. Toronto. Canada.
(Entrance West off Markham Road on Milner Avenue)

Music: Triple Play Band……. &
DJ Raymond “Bake” Pereira

Admission: $50.00 per person
Includes: Hors d’œuvre — 7:00 — 7:30 p.m.
Buffet Supper — 7:30 — 9:00 p.m. – Door Prizes


Mike Gonsalves — 416-420-0565    Joe Castanheiro — 416-286-1956
Dexter Gonsalves — 905-428-3883  Karen Heifa — 416-287-2526
Dennis Choy — 905-839-0434  or any GCC member
or email: info@gcccanada.org

Download Flyer: GCC – Val Dance 2013 – Toronto

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