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Floating Gallery to showcase ethnic diversity in Harmony Village

by Gary Eleazar The Ministry of Social Cohesion will on March 23, 2017, launch ‘Harmony Village’ in the Main Street Avenue, to kick off a year of activities in pursuit of its mandate. Social Cohesion Minister Dr George Norton, today (March 22, 2017) provided an update at the Ministry of the Presidency and said the activity will be hosted under ...

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Five persons nominated to take on Yarde for GPSU’s presidency …as Executive Council calls picketers “misguided, disgruntled, nuisance’

by Gary Eleazar Five persons have been nominated to run against incumbent Patrick Yarde, for the presidency of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) when its election is held on April 24, 2017. GPSU’s first vice-president, Mortimer Livan made the disclosure today (March 22, 2017) when he led a delegation to face members of the media, to complain about recent ...

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GTT partners with US Company for enhanced online top up

GTT has launched simpler access to its online top up portal for prepaid mobile customers. The new platform is supported by Prepay Nation, a United States Company and is secure, convenient and real-time. “We are excited to offer GTT’s customers the ability to top up an account in real-time from within Guyana and from across the borders while roaming,” said ...

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Businessman asks court to review Granger’s eligibility criteria for GECOM Chairmanship

Businessman, Marcel Gaskin has moved to the High Court to challenge the constitutionality of President David Granger’s rejection of Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s list of nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM. In court papers filed by Attorney-at-Law, Glenn Hanoman, the businessman wants the High Court to declare whether the list of nominees to be ...

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Govt calls in police to prevent City Hall from clamping vehicles ; new suspension order is “done deal”

Government has formally suspended the bylaws governing the parking meter project and has called in national police to prevent the Georgetown City Council and operatives of Smart City Solutions (SCS) from booting/clamping vehicles “The Minister of Public Security, Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan was also instructed to advise the Commissioner of Police to ensure that as of Wednesday, March 22, 2017 citizens ...

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Granger’s qualities of a GECOM Chairman can backfire on him- GTUC President

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) on Tuesday confirmed that it is among several organisations that are deeply concerned that President David Granger has barred activists from being eligible to become  the next Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). General Secretary of the GTUC, Coretta Mc Donald warned that Granger’s conditionality could backfire on him if he has to ...

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GECOM Chairman must not be an activist or associated with any political party- Granger

President David Granger said a Chairman of the  Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) must preferably not only be a judge or eligible to be judge but must not be an activist or member of any political party. The Opposition Leader’s Office said, despite the concerns about the characteristics, Jagdeo urged representatives of Civil society organisations on Tuesday to respond by March 27, ...

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Stolen hunting dogs turning up in Guyana …hunter says he has evidence of the racket

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS).- PRIZED hunting dogs are being “dog-napped” from Trinidad, trafficked off the island, and sold to Guyanese hunters to track down wild meat which is then illegally sold to Trinidadians. This is the claim being made by local hunter Ramsaran Teeluck who traveled to Guyana last week in search of his hounds. The 66-year-old deer hunter of Penal Rock Road, ...

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APNU-aligned City Councillor questions Town Clerk’s authority to hold talks with minister, seek legal advice on suspending metered parking

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)-aligned Georgetown City Councillor, Alfred Mentore said Town Clerk, Royston King’s legal opinion on the implications of a ministerial order for City Hall to suspend the parking meter bylaws was not approved by Council. “We didn’t order that opinion. The Council didn’t order that opinion. That is an opinion ordered by the Town Clerk and we ...

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