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Georgetown municipality undergoing facelift for Ghana Presidential visit

Sprucing up of Georgetown, including round-the-clock rehabilitation works at the Non-Aligned Monument, continued Thursday in preparation for next week’s State visit by Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The West African leader is scheduled to be in Guyana from June 11 to 12 for wide-ranging discussions on areas of possible mutual cooperation including the energy sector. Housing Minister, Annette Ferguson ...

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Culpable City Hall officers won’t be fired; no documents handed over to Auditor General

Even as the Local Government Commission (LGC) prepares to decide the fate of several Georgetown City Council officers against whom disciplinary action had been recommended by an inquiry, the administration is yet to hand over records to allow the Auditor General to conduct an audit into the financial dealings. LGC Deputy Chairman, Andrew Garnett told Demerara Waves Online News that ...

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European techniques for improving Georgetown

Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, is poised to learn a few strategies from northern Europe, under the auspices of an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)-sponsored seminar, “Urban Workshop: Learning from the Nordic Experience” taking place this week in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malm√∂, Sweden, City Hall said Tuesday. Deputy Mayor, Alfred Mentore, along with other Latin American and the Caribbean mayors and municipal technical ...

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Justice Kennard owed for extended City Hall formal inquiry

Retired Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Cecil Kennard is demanding an additional GYD$1.2 million for the extended Commission of Inquiry into the affairs of the Georgetown City administration, but he will have to wait until later this year, Deputy Chairman of the Local Government Commission (LGC), Andrew Garnett said Monday. Kennard has already been paid GYD$1.2 million for the initial ...

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Attorney-at-law asks City Hall for GYD$250,000 monthly payment under Royston King-inked contract

Attorney-at-Law, Maxwell Edwards is asking the Georgetown City Council to pay him the GYD$250,000 per month he says he is owed in keeping with an agreement he had with recently-dismissed Town Clerk, Royston King. The claim was brought to the attention of the Mayor and Councillors at their extraordinary meeting held on Wednesday by Town Clerk, Sharon Harry. Referring to ...

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City Council seemingly tolerates vending by waste dumpsters; pickup strategy needed – PSC official

Even as the Georgetown City Council and the Private Sector Commission (PSC) grapple with the garbage disposal problem facing the commercial sector of the town, City Hall appears to be unmindful of vendors selling outside Stabroek Market alongside a foul-smelling garbage collection site which potentially threatens produce contamination and poses a health risk. This situation had been brought to the ...

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