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Daily Archives: October 3, 2014

Industry/Plaisance NDC Overseer’s appointment above board- Local Govt Minister

Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker has refuted claims made by residents of the Industry/Plaisance Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) in respect of the newly appointed overseer, stating that he was selected fairly using a democratic process. The Government Information Agency (GINA) quoted Whittaker as saying that the residents were misinformed and misguided on the appointment of overseer, Orlando Jardine. On October ...

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Caribbean, French Guiana business chambers hope to push trade, investment

The Caribbean and French Guiana Chambers of Commerce on Thursday inked a 10-year deal to boost trade and investment between the region and that Overseas Department of France. President of the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CAIC), Ramesh Dookhoo said the two sides would each exchange the names of 20 companies that could explore business opportunities. “In a practical ...

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Poor turnout to Leadership and Democracy meeting on Local Govt in a dirty City

In Guyana’s capital city where residents and businesses are forced to cope with blocked drains, piles of garbage and dilapidated markets, the first Town Hall meeting in Georgetown on Local Government sponsored by the American-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project was poorly attended. The main opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), which has intensified agitation for Local Government Elections ...

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