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Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

High Court to review parking meter agreement

The High Court on Thursday paved the way for a judicial review of the parking meter agreement, but if City Hall refuses to challenge the legal action the order will be made absolute. Chief Justice,  Yonette Cummings- Edwards on Thursday granted an order nisi of certiorari quashing a parking meter agreement unless the Mayor and City Council and the Town ...

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Trump’s repeal of law prohibiting payments to foreign govts requires tighter Guyana transparency initiative

As Guyana prepares to join a Norway-headquartered organisation that guards against corruption in the natural resources sector, a member of the business arm of the local chapter has weighed in on United States President, Donald Trump’s decision to allow American companies to withhold information about contributions to foreign governments. Businessman, Hilbert Shields who is part of the Multi-Stakeholder Group of the , ...

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Parking meter protest gets bigger despite planned 50 percent cut in rates

Despite an announcement that the parking meter fees would be slashed by 50 percent, Guyanese turned out in larger numbers on Thursday to vent their disgust at the agreement between the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) and Smart City Solutions (SCS). Many businesses closed their doors and staff used their lunch-hour to  congregate on Regent Street opposite City Hall to ...

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New York-based Guyanese pushing technology in teaching Mathematics

As Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders prepare to discuss, among other matters, the future of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in the region, a group of Caribbean Professionals has rolled out an application to help students learn Mathematics at the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) level. Founder of AcuExam (www.cxc-exam.com) , Surendra Dhanpaul said though the app is in no way affiliated to ...

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