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Daily Archives: April 11, 2016

Nigel Hughes announces resignation from AFC Chairmanship; meeting with Ramjattan planned

Attorney-at-Law, Nigel Hughes has decided to step down as Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), but party leader Khemraj Ramjattan hopes to get him to change his mind. Ramjattan, who was present at the meeting, subsequently spoke with Mr. Hughes and a meeting is arranged for Tuesday, April 12th. The party sought to scotch reports that Hughes’ decision was apparently ...

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Harmon is an “honest person”- Nagamootoo; President, Prime Minister differ on stripping Harmon’s powers

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo Monday night declared that Minister of State, Joseph Harmon is an “honest person” but he and President David Granger differ on whether Harmon’s powers should be reduced. “This has nothing to do with an indictment of anyone in particular Minister Harmon. I subscribe to the view also that he is an honest person. I have worked with him. ...

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Firearm management module fitted for Security Ministry, despite Police Commissioner’s objection

The Public Security Ministry has accepted a firearm management module, despite strong objection by Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud on grounds that there is still outstanding work on the software to link several other databases. The computer module was constructed to aid with proper gun management that allow the immediate verification of a legal or illegal firearm. However, a well- placed police ...

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GTUC, FITUG uniting on common issues, one May Day rally

The country’s fractured trade union movement does not appear to be in a hurry to re-unite under one umbrella of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), although the two federations are planning to collaborate on a range of issues and hold one May Day rally. GTUC General Secretary, Lincoln Lewis side-stepped questions about whether his organisation and the breakaway Federation ...

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BK Tiwarie lashes out at Pres Granger for “impulsive” dismissal

Brian Tiwarie has come out swinging at President David Granger and several sections of the media over his appointment as Business Advisor to the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and the subsequent reportage on the said appointment. Both BK and Harmon have come in for sound criticism from several sections of society as persons condemned the Appointment that was made ...

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