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Daily Archives: May 23, 2015

Financial power, policy guidance unavailable to new ministries until budget

by Zena Henry With almost every ministry receiving a name change under the new Administration, heads of agencies are financially powerless until the budget is passed according to the Constitution. President David Granger has changed the names of several existing ministries that will now be headed by members of the A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) ...

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Steps being taken to alleviate flooding of Essequibo rice lands

The Ministry of Agriculture and the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) are working assiduously to alleviate the flooding of rice lands on the Essequibo Coast, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA). The issue was reported to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Saturday morning and he immediately alerted newly appointed Minister of Agriculture Noel Holder. Prime Minister Nagamootoo and ...

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‘Big government’ unjustified without proper study- Henry Jeffrey

The size of Guyana’s new cabinet and ministerial designations appear to be too large and inexplicable in the absence of a proper study that seeks to justify it, according to Political Analyst, Dr. Henry Jeffrey. “Nothing I know seems to suggest you should have so many ministers particularly in the context where you were cussing up the PPP (People’s Progressive ...

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