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Daily Archives: July 22, 2013

Vote against Amaila Project legislation threatens national consensus – PPP

The ruling People’s Progressive Party says the opposition’s vote against the Amaila Hydroproject legislation has threatened efforts aimed at building national consensus. This was relayed by Central Committee member Irfaan Ali at a party news conference on Monday. “These unfounded attacks make a fool of the dialogue process and put to shame the engagement by the Government in seeking to ...

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Opposition should use gay rights as vote-getter- political analyst

A Caribbean political analyst and pollster believes that Guyanese political parties should win over homosexual voters, though he does not believe that category can definitively decide the outcome of an election. Head of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES), Peter Wickham says the opposition Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR)/ A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) should persuade its somewhat ...

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GPL disconnects First Federation tenants

The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) at the weekend disconnected electricity supply from First Federation Building, prompting outcry and accusations that that is another move by government to evict the tenants. The decades-old concrete building located on Croal Street and Manget Place, Stabroek is occupied by several lawyers, a summer school, a snackette and other small businesses. Attorney-at-Law, Saphier Hussain ...

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Top GTU officials must attend court

High Court Judge Nareshwar Harnanan on Monday ordered that two top officials of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) appear before him concerning two cases filed against them by an aggrieved union member. Harnanan told Attorney-at-Law Keisha Chase that she must ensure that President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) Colin Bynoe and General Secretary, Coretta Mc Donald appear before him. ...

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Chinese supermarket, pharmacist robbed

A Chinese supermarket was robbed of  GUY$3.2 million by two men, one of whom was armed with a shotgun, police said. The robbery victim’s name has been given as Cahannnan Jaing. Police were told that the bandits struck during heavy rainfall at the weekend. One of them concealed the shotgun in an umbrella while entering the premises at Cummings Street ...

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