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Daily Archives: July 1, 2015

Guyana wants to negotiate CCJ-awarded compensation to Trinidadian, Surinamese companies

by Zena Henry The government is adamant that Guyana is a “law abiding” country and eagerly wants to honour outstanding payments due to two large companies in Trinidad, and Suriname after the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) found that Guyana breached Caribbean trade rules. Two major decisions staring Guyana are rulings in favour of the Trinidad and Tobago Cement Limited ...

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Govt to Ganga Persaud: Show the work done or you won’t be paid

by Zena Henry If former People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud would like to get paid, he would have to show the government details of consultancy work done under the previous administration where he was awarded multi-million dollar contracts for this service. Minister of State Joseph Harmon said that government is concerned about the way contracts were ...

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Guyana to tell Caricom Venezuela’s aggression threatens regional peace- Harmon

Guyana’s President David Granger intends to aggressively make a case to colleague leaders of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) that Venezuela’s latest act of unilaterally extending its maritime boundaries will affect regional peace and security. Caricom leaders are due to hold their three-day annual summit in Barbados from Thursday, July 2 in Barbados. Minister of State in the Ministry of the ...

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Three ministries identified in million dollar fuel scam

Filling station pump

by Zena Henry Government is probing the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Natural Resources as it tries to recover more than GUY$1 million dollars in “free fuel,” reportedly drawn by former government personnel or associates of the previous administration. This was stated by Joseph Harmon, Minister of State, when he held Cabinet’s weekly ...

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Land Registrar sent on leave

Guyana’s Land Registrar, Juliet Sattaur has been sent on leave with effect July 1, 2015 to pave the way for a probe, according to Minister of State in the Ministry of the Presidency Joseph Harmon. “The Land Registrar has been sent on leave to facilitate an investigation into the Land Registry and certain financial matters at the Land Registry,” he ...

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