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GuySuCo aiming for new 55,000 ton white sugar plant at Albion – GAWU

The GAWU-GuySuCo meeting
The GAWU-GuySuCo meeting

GAWU today said that GuySuCo has told it that it is planning for a new 55,000-tonne white sugar plant at Albion. The sugar union said this was disclosed by GuySuCo at a wide-ranging meeting on November 20, 2019

A statement by GAWU follows:

After more than a year of seeking to meet the GuySuCo about its plans to engender the viability of the miniaturized sugar industry, the GAWU was finally able to receive a presentation from the Corporation on November 20, 2019. The existence of a plan came to light following President David Granger’s address to the National Assembly in October, 2018. At that time, the President had disclosed that a plan was being developed.            Continue reading

Guyana: Jagdeo slams GAWU President’s position on sugar talks with govt + Video

Jagdeo slams GAWU President’s position on sugar talks with govt

Komal Chand – GAWU

General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday publicly rejected positive statements by the President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), Komal Chand about talks with President David Granger.

While Jagdeo insisted that the PPP “has no rift” with GAWU, he appeared to send a strong signal that he would not mind the now aged Chand and other union elders removed. “We will support the union there. You have a lot of good, strong, young, bright leaders of GAWU who will have a great future in building that union and keeping it relevant,” he said.     Continue reading

Guyana: Proposals floated to sell off several sugar estates – talks begin

Guyana: Proposals floated to sell off several sugar estates, shed non-core operations

Proposals to sell off a number of estates of the bankrupt state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation and shed non-core operations like drainage and health services were Saturday shared with the unions and the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC).       Continue reading

Read the Riot Act to those PPP-affiliated bureaucrats who are undermining the Government – By David Hinds

Read the Riot Act to those PPP-affiliated bureaucrats who are undermining the Government

Dr. David Hinds

Dr. David Hinds

Opinion - commentary -analysis

By David Hinds

SINCE losing power, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has been hammering the new Government on alleged discrimination of persons in the Government system who are known to be PPP members and supporters.

The point-man for this campaign is former president, Donald Ramotar. Mr. Ramotar has been trying to proverbially ‘suck cane and blow whistle’ at the same time. He has argued that the Government has been going specifically after African Guyanese PPP members and supporters; then, in the same breath, he has charged the Government with ethnic cleansing of Indian Guyanese from the Public Service. In the June 18, 2016 edition of the Guyana Times, he complained about ethnic cleansing at GuySuCo, and listed nine persons — all Indian Guyanese — whom he claims were either “dismissed, asked to resign, or pressured to resign.”  Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – November 27, 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News  

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 11 November 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 11 November 2015

  • Diwali celebrations continue: a day later
  • Agriculture boost for Guyana from Caricom
  • Innovative revenue earning proposals sought
  • Guysuco increasing its production amidst gloom
  • A death and a mystery fire in Bagotstown leaves several questions
  • Sports

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GUYANA – Latest News – various sources – 10 November 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 10 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

   (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 29-30 October 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos –  29-30 October 2015

  • Guyana born NYPD detective to be interred tomorrow
  • Private Sector calling for better money laundering laws
  • Ready Set Go for Oil Flow
  • GAWU at odds with GUYSUCO
  • Green expo launched ahead of climate change summit
  • Sports
  • Five hundred new public servants over a 5 year period
  • QC Alumni pushing youth empowerment
  • Mother of convicted prisoner seeks help
  • GTU and Teaching Service Commission differ on promotions

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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 October 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

(see other News sources at the end of this entry)

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 22 October 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 22 October 2015

  • Venezuela continues hostility towards Guyana
  • Cocaine smugglers still trying
  • Health initiatives
  • Blame me for increases – says Prime Minister
  • Decision on GuySuCo soon
  • Director of Prisons charged
  • Sports

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