6 new Primary Schools, 19 to be upgraded in hinterland areas under IDB US$150M...

The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) Guyana inked six loan agreements today. Three were signed with the Government of Guyana which encompasses a range...

McDonald to Jagdeo: “Stop meddling in education’s business”

General Secretary of the Guyana Teachers' Union (GTU), Coretta McDonald says the country’s Vice-President, Bharrat Jagdeo should not be “meddling” in the affairs of...

Citizens must consider all investments made in teaching system, not just salaries-VP Jagdeo

When considering the measures implemented to enhance the lives of teachers, Vice President Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo recently noted that salary increases should not be...

TEACHERS’ PROTEST: GTU distances itself from “Obeah man” outside Education Ministry

The Guyana Teachers' Union (GTU) has denied affiliation with the man who performed a "ritual" outside the Education Ministry on Thursday. The man was draped...

Govt. refuses to de-recognize Teacher’s Union despite poor financial track record

Despite concerns over its lack of financial transparency spanning nearly 35 years, Vice President Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo said the government will not de-recognize the...

Jagdeo says GTU rulebook prohibits MP from being General Secretary; assures GAWU books in...

More controversy is afoot as the eligibility of a female legislator to lead a trade union comes under question as the country faces an...

NO WORK, NO PAY: Attorney General says deducting pay from striking teachers legal

Guyana's Attorney General (AG) and Legal Affairs Minister, Anil Nandlall has condemned the ongoing teachers' strike as unlawful and conducted in "bad faith." He...

GTU President defends financial integrity amid allegations of decades of unaccountability

President of the Guyana Teacher’s Union (GTU), Mark Lyte, has stepped forward to refute government claims regarding the purported disarray of the union's accounts...

GTU General Secretary still fumbling to address 35 years of unaudited accounts

It is now two days since President of the Guyana Teachers' Union, Coretta McDonald has failed to address accusations that the accounts of her...

With teachers’ strikes dating back to the 1900s, will this latest fallout yield results?

By: Sueann Wickham In the annals of Guyana's history, strikes have been used as a means of pursuing justice and dignity for workers who struggle...

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