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Daily Archives: March 24, 2015

GWI to help rate Guyanese creditworthiness

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has agreed to help rate Guyanese eligibility for loans and credit through a partnership with Creditinfo Guyana, the utility company said in a statement Tuesday. Recently, senior officials from Creditinfo Guyana and the Guyana Water Inc. shook hands to mark the implementation of a historic partnership, driven by their shared concerns and mutual support for ...

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Opposition coalition promises 13 percent salary increase

Guyana’s opposition coalition plans to pay government employees a 13 percent increase in salaries if it wins the upcoming general elections, according to its prime ministerial candidate Moses Nagamootoo. “We are voting for ten and thirteen percent across-the-board wage increase for public servants, for teachers, for nurses  and for policemen and women and other people in the public service,” he ...

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PPP appears comfortable with size of voters list

The governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) appears to be satisfied with the size of the voters’ list, despite concerns by the opposition that the roll has grown by at least 100,000 persons since the 2011 general and regional elections. PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee said his party has not been advised that there was a problem with the voters list ...

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Pawnbroker, associate charged with holding woman against her will

Two men, who allegedly held a woman in a house against her well because she allegedly owed failed to repay them GUY$500,000, were refused bail on Monday. They are pawnbroker 36-year old Freeman Fordyce of 99 Collingswood Avenue, Nandy Park, East Bank Demerara and Nelson Pratt of South Ruimveldt Park, Georgetown. They were refused bail by Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry ...

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