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Daily Archives: August 7, 2018

No Smoking at CPL games- Guyana’s Health Ministry

Guyana’s Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday said smoking of tobacco, e-cigarettes or any narcotics is prohibited at the Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) Games. “The Ministry of Public Health wishes to advise the general public that smoking of cigarettes, e- cigars or any narcotic substance will not be allowed  during the Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) cricket matches at the Guyana National ...

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President Granger “will inevitably and ultimately pay the price” by failing to hold press conferences – former PNC govt information czar

A former Minister of Information under the People’s National Congress administration has warned President David Granger that his failure to hold formal scheduled press conferences could see him being isolated from the wider Guyanese society. Nascimento, a former Cabinet member and Information Minister in the Forbes Burnham-led administration, in more direct words to President Granger warned him that it was ...

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APNU forces AFC to prove electoral strength ahead of general elections- David Hinds

Political Science Professor, David Hinds on Tuesday said A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) appeared to have forced the Alliance For Change (AFC) to prove its electoral strength on the ground after reportedly demanding a 40-percent allocation of candidates for the Local Government Elections. “In effect, the APNU got what it wanted—it forced the AFC to go out and prove ...

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Cash transfers of some oil earnings to the poor a good idea but must be linked to job creation, improved access to social goods, tax compliance- experts

A recommendation by Distinguished Economics Professor, Clive Thomas that cash from oil earnings should be transferred directly to poor Guyanese on certain conditions was Tuesday welcomed by two United States-based Guyanese experts.. Economics Professor, Tarron Khemraj  supported the idea of cash transfers but highlighted the need to make those funds work for people in the long-run. “While cash payment is ...

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