President, Prime Minister greeted by protesters during Arrival Day event in Berbice

Protesters greeted President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo at Highbury Village, East Bank Berbice on Friday May 5th.

Both Granger and Nagamootoo were in attendance during an event hosted to mark the arrival of East Indians in Guyana.

Teachers vent opposition to parking meters outside President, Prime Minister’s residence

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A large contingent of Teachers staged a protest outside the Main Street residences of President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Tuesday evening. The Teachers had the backing of their union, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), and a number of its leaders were out in solidarity. Continue reading Teachers vent opposition to parking meters outside President, Prime Minister’s residence

Granger issues ‘Blood on carpet’ threat to PSC Chairman – Tribunal to be challenged in court

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Carvil Duncan

Trade unionist Carvil Duncan in a release on Saturday alleged that he is being forced to resign as Chairperson of the Public Service Commission (PSC). In fact Duncan alleged that he was threatened by President David Granger. He said he was offered a monetary package as an incentive and that he requested time to consider the offer.

Duncan said he was told by President Granger that he does not want any blood on his carpet during the meeting at which Minister of State Joseph Harmon and an unknown individual was present. Continue reading Granger issues ‘Blood on carpet’ threat to PSC Chairman – Tribunal to be challenged in court

AFC official fired from state job after Facebook tirade against party

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Abel Seetaram

Alliance for Change(AFC) official Abel Seetaram has been fired from his job as Region Five Regional Representative of Prime Minister Moses Nagamooto .

Seetaram’s termination which took immediate effect was announced via a statement issued on Monday by the Prime Minister’s Office.

It came after he took to his Facebook page over the weekend and accused the AFC of being disrespectful to him as an ‘elected Nation Executive member’ by having an outreach in the region and not informing him. Continue reading AFC official fired from state job after Facebook tirade against party

Prime Minister’s ‘Special Assistant’ crashes gov’t vehicle

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According to reports which surfaced on social media last evening, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo’s Special Assistant in Region 6, Abel Seetaram, was involved in an accident.

Reports state that Seetaram, who is also a Regional Councillor and Chairman of the Mahaicony Abary Rice Development Scheme board was under the influence of alcohol when he crashed the state owned vehicle he was driving. Continue reading Prime Minister’s ‘Special Assistant’ crashes gov’t vehicle