Daily Archives: February 20, 2016

Guysuco threatens to halt current crop; bonus talks deadlocked

Guysuco threatens to halt current crop; deadlock reached on 2015 annual incentive

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) Friday warned that it would shut down operations for the current crop if workers do not stop their weekly strike action, even as the cash-strapped entity reluctantly agreed to take a pay-dispute to arbitration.

“Such behaviour by the Union would leave the Corporation with no alternative but to put a halt to the current crop until the Union gives it fullest commitment to allowing the crop to proceed unhindered,” said the state-owned sugar entity in a statement.

Guysuco said it was aware of GAWU’s calls for workers to strike every Tuesday and the likelihood of such industrial action intensifying in the coming weeks.     Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 18 February 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 18 February 2016

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Three parties stand the chance of electing the next Mayor of the capital city        Posted: 16 Feb 2016 03:07 PM PST

Jason Abdulla claims he was tortured into confession   Posted: 18 Feb 2016 03:09 PM PST

Flag pole up at Durban Park five days ahead of Republic Anniversary  Posted: 18 Feb 2016 03:08 PM PST

Police move to court to continue detention of three suspects in Crum-Ewing murder probe  Posted: 18 Feb 2016 03:04 PM PST

President Granger for meeting with UN Secretary General in New York Posted: 18 Feb 2016 03:02 PM PST

Repairs to Kitty market underway  Posted: 18 Feb 2016 03:01 PM PST

Guyana: This week with the President – February 14-19, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana: This week with the President – February 14-19, 2016 – video

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 20, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 20 February 2016 – Kaieteur News

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EU deal gives UK special status, says PM David Cameron

EU deal gives UK special status, says PM 

February 19, 2016 – BBC News

David Cameron says a deal struck with EU counterparts will give the UK “special status” and is enough for him to recommend remaining in the union.

David Cameron says a deal struck with EU counterparts will give the UK “special status” and is enough for him to recommend remaining in the union.

The PM said the agreement, reached after drawn-out talks in Brussels, would include a seven-year “emergency brake” on welfare payments.

He added the deal included changes to EU treaties and would be presented to his cabinet on Saturday at 10:00 GMT.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – February 19, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – February 19, 2016 – video

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