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Local govt elections machinery rusty – PPP Commissioners on GECOM

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 July 2014, 22:02 by GxMedia In the wake of repeated calls by Western Diplomats for the Donald Ramotar administration to call long-delayed Local Government Elections, three Election Commissioners affilated to the ruling party on Saturday said the electoral machinery is not well-oiled. That is in stark contrast to a GECOM source saying earlier this week ...

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Guyana-registered cargo ship intercepted with ganja in int’l waters

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 July 2014, 19:26 by GxMedia A Guyanese-registered cargo vessel, which was returning to Guyana from Jamaica, was intercepted with more than 5,000 pounds of compressed marijuana as well as illegal weapons, sources said Saturday. The vessel named MV An-Nur usually transports rice from the Essequibo Coast to neighbouring countries as well as other Caribbean countries ...

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PNCR names five-member Disciplinary Committee to probe Kissoon-Clarke altercation

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 July 2014, 13:22 by GxMedia The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) has established a five-member Disciplinary Committee to investigate a recent altercation between the party’s General Secretary, Oscar Clarke and Vanessa Kissoon. While Clarke is expected to appear before the committee, from the tone of Kissoon and her allies in Linden/ Region 10, she is ...

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US$4 million more needed to fix Skeldon Sugar factory- officials

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 July 2014, 4:04 by GxMedia The troubled Skeldon Sugar Factory needs another US$4 million in modifications before it can grind at its maximum as was envisaged when it was commissioned five years ago, top officials said Friday. Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) Dr. Raj Singh said that due to existing deficiencies ...

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Region 10 PNCR members threaten “political action” over Kissoon’s suspension

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 July 2014, 0:26 by GxMedia A number of People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) members and leaders have warned their party leader, David Granger that they would be forced to take “political action” if Vanessa Kissoon’s matter is not handled to their satisfaction. Kissoon has since publicly protested what she regarded as Granger’s unilateral decision to ...

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