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Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

Speaker rules in favour of budget cuts

Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman on Tuesday ruled that the opposition could amend the budget. Handing down his ruling the Speaker said though it was not expressly stated in the constitution it would be absurd to think the people’s representatives could not amend the budget.

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Speaker to rule on budget cuts admissibility

Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman is to rule on Tuesday whether some GUY$35.5B in budget cuts proposed by the Alliance For Change (AFC) could be entertained in the House. A motion in the name of AFC’s Khemraj Ramjattan is before the House proposing an amendment to the government’s GUY$208.8B budget estimates.

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CARILED appoints successor to Guyanese Naresh Singh

Alix Yule Two months after Guyanese Dr. Naresh Singh resigned as Programme Director of the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED), he has been replaced by Canadian Alix Yule. Singh in mid February resigned from CARILED in his failed bid to become the Deputy Secretary General of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) after questions had been raised about his alleged ...

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Ramotar warns foreigners to stay clear of drug trade

President Donald Ramotar (left at lectern) addressing foreigners living and working in Guyana. President Donald Ramotar on Monday warned foreigners working here against getting involved in the drug trade and other illegal activities, while assuring them that immigration bottlenecks would addressed.

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Guyanese boyfriend, son shot by NY policewoman

Gruesome: A body is removed from the home after the shootings (WALL STREET JOURNAL).-An off-duty New York Police Department officer apparently shot and killed her 1-year-old son and the boy’s father before fatally shooting herself inside her apartment in Brooklyn on Monday morning, a law enforcement official said.

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