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APNU can win plurality if talks on rotating presidency fail- Political Scientist

Last Updated on Monday, 9 February 2015, 22:39 by GxMedia Political Scientist, Professor David Hinds supports the idea of a rotating presidency but says in light of the major hurdle of who should be the first candidate; A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) should campaign harder in East Indian communities. “In principle, I would say the rotating presidency is the ...

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APNU-AFC talks can consider rotating presidency

Last Updated on Monday, 9 February 2015, 21:30 by GxMedia Even as negotiators for A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC) were Monday holding another round of talks on jointly contesting the upcoming general elections, they said that all options would be explored. While the AFC denies that the possibility of a rotating presidency has ...

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Private Sector Commission welcomes lower electricity rates; expects drop in some prices

Last Updated on Monday, 9 February 2015, 18:57 by GxMedia Guyana’s umbrella business organisation, Private Sector Commission (PSC), on Monday welcomed government’s announcement of a 10 percent reduction in electricity rates and hoped that consumers would benefit. “Since the reduction in electricity costs will contribute to a reduction in production costs of both manufacturers and service providers, the Commission would ...

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UG pay talks already collapsed- union official

Last Updated on Monday, 9 February 2015, 15:07 by GxMedia University of Guyana academic and non-academic staff on Monday kept their promise to embark on a “full blown” strike to force the institution’s administration to return to the negotiation table. The resort to strike action followed Thursday night’s notification to the Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) and Workers Union (UGWU) by ...

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Less than 50 percent satisfied with bus service

Last Updated on Monday, 9 February 2015, 0:06 by GxMedia A 2014 Public Bus Commuter Satisfaction survey revealed that only 41 percent of the public is satisfied with the service provided, the Public Works Ministry said in a statement. The survey, conducted by the Ministry of Public Works (MPW), measured accessibility, timeliness, comfort, information and safety of eight major bus ...

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