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Daily Archives: February 6, 2016

Granger, Rohee differ on impact of Wales closure on LGE showing

President David Granger and General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) differ on whether the planned closure of the Wales Sugar Estate would impact on the number of votes their parties would receive at the upcoming Local Government Elections. Granger is confident that the decision by the APNU+AFC administration to cease operations at the Wales Sugar Estate ...

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Rescue plans for Wales floated

Rescue plans for Wales Sugar Estate have been floated, even as calls have intensified for government to commission a socio-economic study of the impact of closing that West Bank Demerara operation of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco). Speaking at a panel discussion Friday night on the topic “”The Closure of Wales Estate: Are there alternatives?”, former Guysuco Chairman, Vic ...

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Salary increases for public servants likely in first half – Granger

The absence report of the Commission of Inquiry into the public service is all that is holding back the APNU+AFC administration from engaging public service unions in a collective wage bargaining manner. This is according to President David Granger who was at the time responding to concerns raised about the absence of a salary increase for members of the disciplined ...

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LGE is for everyone – President defends big parties contesting

Against the backdrop of numerous comments that the APNU+AFC and People’s Progressive Party (PPP) should not contest Local Government Elections (LGE), President David Granger has defended the coalition’s decision to contest saying LGE is for everyone. President Granger during an appearance on Public Interest stated that LGE does not discriminate against small groups or Independent candidates hence there is no ...

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Updated: Assistant Commissioner Balram Persaud critically injured in accident

The Police Officer, who was severely injured in a road accident late Friday night, has been identified as Assistant Commissioner (Administration), Balram Persaud. Traffic Chief, Dion Moore said the circumstances that led to the accident were not known as investigators have been unable to interview Persaud. After the accident at Schoonord, West Bank Demerara- a short distance from the Demerara ...

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