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Daily Archives: November 29, 2019

PPP’s Irfan Ali appeals to PNCR-led coalition supporters for a hearing

Presidential candidate for the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC), Irfaan Ali on Friday appealed to non-traditional supporters to give him and his party a hearing and eventually cast their ballots for the party that last ruled Guyana for 23 unbroken years. In clear reference to Afro-Guyanese – that segment of the country’s population that has largely supported the People’s National ...

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PPP will put GECOM, power sharing on constitutional reform agenda

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Friday promised to include power sharing and an overhaul of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in constitutional reform should it win next year’s general elections, a day after one of Guyana’s more vocal private sector organisations flayed the elections management authority for the prolonged delay in holding general elections. Speaking at the unveiling ...

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Former Jamaica PM: Time for Guyana to change law for small companies to bid for gov’t contracts; no room for corruption

Former Jamaica Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller Thursday night called on Guyana to put systems in place for small businesses to benefit from the expected economic boom. In an address to the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (GCCI) awards ceremony, Mrs Simpson-Miller said allowing small businesses to participate in the economy and a transparent economic process should do well for ...

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BREAKING: Firebomb attack on Transport and Harbours headquarters

There was a firebomb attack on the headquarters of the Transport and Harbours Department on Battery Road in Kingston, Georgetown, early Friday morning, sources said. There was only minor damage to a window and areas of a wall and floor. Firefighters reportedly responded promptly to a call at about 1 a.m. and extinguished the fire at the decades-old wooden colonial ...

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