Tag Archives: public servants

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 – 01 October 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 01 October 2015  – Kaieteur News

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Government reverts to GTT internet for eGovernance

OCTOBER 1, 2015 | – pulls Guyana from ‘dark ages’ …… The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT), five years ago offered the Bharrat Jagdeo Government its internet service to support the eGovernance project, at a nominal fee. The administration declined the offer. The Jagdeo administration instead chose to invest billions of tax dollars to land a separate fiber optic […]

GPSU wants an end to poverty stricken public servants – Yarde

OCTOBER 1, 2015 |   Even as the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) works to address some of its on-going issues, the body reportedly suffered tremendously under the previous government, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) administration. But even with change in the form of a new government, the GPSU will be keeping watch to ensure that previous indiscretions are […]    Continue reading

GUYANA- Latest News – 27 September 2015

GUYANA- Latest News – 27 September 2015 – Kaieteur News

Granger, Maduro to talk for first time


Head of State, David Granger, is expected to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, today on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, currently being hosted in New York, USA. The two are expected to pursue an amicable settlement to the age-old controversy where Guyana’s western neighbour continues to lay claim to more […]


Public Servants must take leave due to them – Cabinet orders


Senior officials have leave to take them into retirement but still on the job     Public Servants will no longer be allowed to accumulate leave and negotiate for payment in lieu. This is as a result of a decision taken by Cabinet that Public Servants who do not take their annual vacation leave for […]


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Pope Francis’ Address to Congress Broken Down for You….

Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress Covered a Lot of Issues… we broke it down for you

Published: September 25, 2015 | Authors: | ThinkProgress | News Analysis

FrancisPope Francis challenged lawmakers in Congress to take their role as public servants seriously. ThinkProgress breaks down each issue covered in his historic address.

Pope Francis spoke before a joint session of Congress Thursday morning, delivering a historic and sweeping address that offered an unequivocally moral and deeply religious — discussion of a litany of issues, both foreign and domestic.  Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 02 December 2010

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 02 December 2010

  • Granger blanks talks with Ramotar
  • East Coast businesswoman speaks of embarrassment by Magistrate Alex Moore
  • Dr Gobin Ganga appointed Central Bank Governor
  • GPSU rejects 5-8% Salary increase for public servants
  • Sports
  • Cash jet” pilot granted bail blocks info about bail package
  • Woman busted at JFK with Cocaine disguised as Fernleaf Milk and Chappati flour
  • AFC attracts large turnout for Whim rally

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Capitol News – TV News Videos – 09 Dec 2013

Capitol News  – TV News Videos- 09 Dec 2013

  • Corruption must be tackled on all fronts
  • The struggle continues as public servants continue their picketing
  • Book of condolences opened in Guyana for Nelson Mandela
  • Two killed after shoot out with police over the weekend
  • Youth looking to make an impact on nation’s leaders

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Corruption must be tackled on all frontsPosted: 09 Dec 2013 06:00 AM PST  Chanting we against corruption Politicians, social activist, trade union leaders and concern citizens today marched through the streets of Georgetown saying no to corruption and yes to development. While the government is saying that the transparency international ratings of Guyana is not accurate, opposition politicians decided that they must confront corruption, which according to them […] Continue reading

GPHC’s nurses begin protesting 5% pay increase

GPHC’s nurses begin protesting 5% pay increase

NOVEMBER 23, 2013 | BY KNEWS |

 Uncle Ramotar, try living on US$200 for a month’- nurses 

Nurses at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) were yesterday forced into a protest mode in the wake of the recent five percent increase of their salary for this year.
Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon, on Wednesday, announced that public servants will get a five percent pay-hike for this year but workers across the country are not pleased with the increase.

Nurses protest

Nurses protest against 5% pay increase

Yesterday, a few nurses stood in front of the GPHC Accident and Emergency Unit carrying placards in their hands, promising to continue with their protest until the government decides to meet with their union, the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU).   

Nurses’ representative on the GPSU, Kempton Alexander, told Kaieteur News that the nurses will be using their lunch break to protest their disapproval of Government’s decision to give public servants an increase of only five percent.     Continue reading

Hundreds protest over AFC budget cut plan

Hundreds protest over AFC budget cut plan

Stabroek editor On April 18, 2012  comments

Several hundred public servants today turned out to protest what they called ‘AFC thieving’ of their jobs in response to a motion by AFC MP Khemraj Ramjattan for cuts to some ministries’ contract jobs.

Minister Irfaan Ali (left) and some of the protesters today outside of Parliament

Minister Irfaan Ali (left) and some of the protesters today outside of Parliament

Several government ministers also joined the protest line of chanting workers, all of whom said that passage of the motion to be considered today would put them on the breadline.

There was a face-off between some of the workers and APNU protestors who were hollering ‘we want jobs too, we fed up of the thiefing.’   [more]

Jagdeo – Kissoon Libel Trial Reports

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Jagdeo-Kissoon libel case hits election campaign trail   (Saturday September 24, 2011)

The Bharrat Jagdeo-Freddie Kissoon libel case is hitting the 2011 campaign trail of the Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU).

The AFC is accusing the incumbent Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) of using the trial to preserve ethnic votes and APNU is blaming the government for putting the Foreign Service in tatters during the past 19 years.    more

Afro-Guyanese are mostly public servants but no Appellate Tribunal– Luncheon   (Friday September 23, 2011)

Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Roger Luncheon on Friday acknowledged that the majority of public servants are African Guyanese but at the same time he said the Public Service Appellate Tribunal has not been appointed for several years now.  more

Kissoon’s article doesn’t change Luncheon’s view on Jagdeo     (Thursday September 22, 2011)

Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Roger Luncheon, the chief witness in the GUY$10 million libel case brought by President Bharrat Jagdeo against Kaieteur News newspaper on Thursday said the article in question did