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Guyana not yet ready for local law school- Legal Education Council

Guyana is not yet ready to establish the proposed Joseph Haynes Law School because the Caribbean Council of Legal Education (CLE) has found a number of gaps in the feasibility study, Council Chairman Senior Counsel Reginald Armour said. He told reporters that the CLE could not give its full stamp of approval because a number of questions have surfaced from ...

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Guyana establishes high-tech system to monitor land use

Guyana’s ‘green’ state will receive a tremendous push through the hosting of Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) Network workshops here, Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon said Thursday. The Minister was, at the time, speaking at the closing ceremony of the third CORS Network Informative workshop held in the Training Room of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC). The CORS Network, which ...

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Jagdeo floats idea of United Nations conducting Guyana’s general elections

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday suggested that the United Nations (UN) should run Guyana’s elections due to historical concerns about free and fair elections. “Maybe, we should just contract it out to the United Nations. It can be cheaper,” he told a news conference. Jagdeo signaled that his People’s Progressive Party was not prepared to agree to Guyana’s constitution ...

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Fire destroys West Demerara house where unsupervised children played with lighter

Fire late Wednesday night ripped through a one-flat house at Sister’s Village, West Bank Demerara. Sources said three children- ages seven, six and four years- who were left at home without supervision, were playing with a lighter and subsequently a fight ensued over the lighter. Investigations revealed that during the fight the eldest child accidentally set fire to the bed ...

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Stiff local content regime should redefine what’s a Guyanese company; consult with private sector before MoU with Trinidad- Georgetown Chamber

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), fearful that Trinidad and Tobago companies were about to take over Guyana’s emerging oil and gas sector, has dispatched draft local content legislation that, among other things, seek to redefine what is a Guyanese company. GCCI President, Deodat Indar said if the draft local content legislation-which has been dispatched to government and the ...

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