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Daily Archives: July 9, 2014

PPP’s Navin Chandrapal’s cancer condition “deteriorated”

Presidential Advisor on Sustainable Development, Science and Technology, Navin Chandrapal is suffering from severe cancer, a senior government official confirmed on Wednesday. Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon said Chandrapal “deteriorated but I’m told that he is out of the Intensive Care” and was at home with his family in New York. Luncheon said Chandrapal was continuing to ...

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Gold jewellery standards now compulsory

Guyanese and foreigners must now be given paperwork stating the karat and alloys used in gold jewellery and ornaments purchased here, a government official said Wednesday. Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon said government has decided to make the Gold Standards compulsory rather than voluntarily since they were introduced four years ago. “They are now compulsorily enforceable and ...

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GECOM, Govt differ on readiness for elections

The Guyana government on Wednesday appeared to deflect responsibility for the holding of  long overdue local government elections to the Elections Commission (GECOM) but the electoral management authority maintained that it was waiting on government to call the date. Asked how the government intends to deal with plans by the United States (US) to continue its crusade for elections to ...

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