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Daily Archives: February 16, 2015

High Court rules it cannot block spending

 Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Monday highlighted that the High Court has ruled that it cannot block government spending on programmes that have not been approved by the National Assembly. Opposition Leader, David Granger had wanted the Constitutional Court to bar the administration from spending funds in that manner during this year. Following is the Attorney General’s statement: On the ...

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UG Vice Chancellor appeals for normalcy again

As a now almost one-month old strike by University of Guyana (UG) workers continues to impact harshly on classes, Vice Chancellor Professor Jacob Opadeyi on Monday appealed for an end to the industrial action and a resumption of negotiations.“For the sake of our students, I humbly request a return to normalcy, negotiation in good faith, and respect for each other. ...

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Home Affairs, Agriculture key to AFC constituency; talks up “no-confidence” if APNU breaks coalition accord

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Monday justified the importance of his party being promised 12 parliamentary seats and four ministries-including Home Affairs and Agriculture- in a coalition government, in the wake of a view that ministers are merely creatures of the president. Political Analyst, Dr. Henry Jeffrey poured cold water on the AFC being assured ...

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Defiant striking UG workers march to Georgetown

University of Guyana (UG) workers on Monday marched from the Turkeyen Campus to the Georgetown, vowing not to return to classrooms and offices until a reasonable pay-offer is made. The march, for which police permission was granted, was incident free. On arriving in the administrative section of the City, they stood in front of the Chief Labour Officer, Charles Ogle’s ...

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