Ali draws ire over defence of imposed pay hike President Irfaan Ali on Friday drew rebuke after a bid to push back against criticism of his government’s imposed 7% pay hike for public servants, with the workers’ union maintaining that the administration broke the law by ignoring the agreed collective bargaining process.  The article Ali draws ire over defence of imposed pay hike appeared first on Stabroek News.

Hydrology of Demerara River stands to be affected by pile driving for new bridge, says Mangal-Joly - -argues EIA necessary to determine risks With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sticking by its decision to not require an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the new Demerara Harbour Bridge, environmentalist Simone Mangal-Joly is warning against the potential impacts that a project of such magnitude can bring. The article Hydrology of Demerara River stands to be affected by pile driving for new bridge, says Mangal-Joly appeared first on Stabroek News.

E’quibo businessman opens $200M hotel at Henrietta  Businessman Ganesh Jaigobin and his family on Friday commissioned a five-storey hotel at Henrietta, Region Two. The article E’quibo businessman opens $200M hotel at Henrietta  appeared first on Stabroek News.

Court sets December 21 for ruling on jurisdiction to hear elections petition appeal The Guyana Court of Appeal is slated to rule on December 21 on whether it has jurisdiction to hear the appeal filed by the main opposition APNU+AFC against the dismissal of one of its two petitions challenging the March 2, 2020 General Elections. The article Court sets December 21 for ruling on jurisdiction to hear elections petition appeal appeared first on Stabroek News.

Guyhoc taxi driver dies after Marudi road accident A Guyhoc Park taxi driver is now dead after he reportedly lost control of his car while driving along the Marudi Public Road, Soesdyke-Linden Highway yesterday morning. The article Guyhoc taxi driver dies after Marudi road accident appeared first on Stabroek News.

SOEs FIZZLE Jamaica is now on a “knife-edge”, according to Senate President Tom Tavares-Finson, following a legislative deadlock in the House of Representatives late last night, effectively putting a halt to the seven-police division states of emergency (SOEs...

Army, JCF urged to remove HIV barrier for recruits WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) is planning to step up its advocacy for the police force and the army to discontinue their practice of asking applicants to take HIV tests even as it pushes for other organisations to stop...

‘No pay, no work’ “Dem a pay thief and nuh want pay police!” were the words shouted repeatedly by a female cop at the entrance to the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston yesterday as hundreds of disgruntled police officers protested while awaiting news on their 40-...

Child thieves plague site The developers of a Corporate Area housing project have been forced to invest heavily in beefing up security with children being among thieves targeting the development, making off with windows and doors. William Lai, president and CEO of World...

Inconsolable grief Ear-piercing screams from mourners echoed in Havannah Heights, Clarendon, on Thursday as the bodies of three victims of the September 12 quadruple murder arrived at the Dynamic Church of God in the community. The sight of the two red and white...