Entries for 04 October 2020
GUYANA: Attorney General warns of criminal charges, dismissals if GPHC nurses continue industrial unrest
Nurses Protest outside GPHC
In the wake of a sick out by several nurses of the Georgetown Public Hospital for increased salaries and COVID-19 risk allowances, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall on Friday said COVID-19 patients could die and he warned the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) that if the industrial unrest continues people could be charged and workers could even be fired. Continue reading →
GUYANA: OIL: “Wishful thinking” that Payara could be leveraged to renegotiate Stabroek deal – Jagdeo
Also: Opposition Leader Harmon commits to providing info on Kaieteur, Canje Blocks
Oct 03, 2020- Kaieteur News – By Kemol King
VP Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo
Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that it is wishful thinking to assume that the Payara development permit could have been leveraged to demand a better Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) from ExxonMobil.
The politician delivered his latest rebuke of calls to get a better deal during a press conference at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre. Continue reading →
COVID-19: Women Leaders and Coronavirus: Find the Secret to Their Success – Kate Maclean | The Conversation
Look Beyond Stereotypes to Find the Secret to Their Success
JACINDA ARDERN OF NEW ZEALAND, TSAI ING-WEN OF TAIWAN AND ANGELA MERKEL OF GERMANY HAVE ALL BEEN SINGLED OUT FOR THE WAY THEY HAVE HANDLED THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.
They have been praised for demonstrating care, empathy and a collaborative approach. These skills – stereotypically described as “feminine” – have enabled them to listen to scientific expertise, work with local authorities and communicate effectively with the public. It has made them come across as transparent and accountable at a time of mass confusion. Continue reading →
By: Yvonne Sam
Unsurpassed amazement soon gave way to unbridled anger on reading of the demise of Ronaldo Dave, the two year old toddler, who died days after purportedly ingesting “Molly”– laced milk. While mourning the tragic and senseless loss of such a young life, one cannot help but juxtapose it against the grossly negligent attitude of those tasked with parenting the future generation. It has become blatantly apparent that the term abuse suffers from severe confusion or concept distortion.
This may be due in part to the fact that neglect denotes absence or omission of caregiving rather than commission of discrete acts that endanger the welfare of a child and is therefore more difficult to assess. Continue reading →
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