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Daily Archives: June 25, 2015

Government tells Venezuela don’t underestimate nation’s desire to defend its territory, assets

by Zena Henry With a widening territorial threat from Venezuela, Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman made it very clear that the country’s desire to defend its territory should not be estimated. He spoke strongly on the issue while addressing colleagues of the government at the second sitting of the Eleventh Parliament, which the Opposition has once again chosen to boycott. ...

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Failed financial updating saw millions overpaid in government contracts- Auditor General Report 2013

by Zena Henry In 2013, overpayments accounting to more than $22M were made on measured works on various contracts administered by Ministries, Departments and Regions. This is according to the Auditor General’s report for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. The AG found that there seemed “to be no evidence to suggest that disciplinary action of any kind was ...

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Several fired from Ministry of the Presidency

More than five contracted employees of the Ministry of the Presidency were Monday given marching orders after government decided that their services were no longer required. One of the persons, who has worked there for several years on annually renewed contract, expressed disgust at the manner he and others were fired. Those let go include a number of assistants to ...

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CJIA expansion project to go ahead

The Guyana government has signaled that it would be going ahead with the expansion of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), although much more funds are needed to complete the project to international standards. “It is a clear intention that the relationship with Government will continue and the project will not suffer because of lagging projects (with the previous government),” ...

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Guyana Jesuit pays educational visit to Brazil

(JESUITS IN BRITAIN) Jesuit priest of the Guyana Region has recently returned from a fact-finding visit to Brazil, where he was able to explore educational opportunities for indigenous Guyanese. Fr Ronnie Fernandes SJ was accompanied by the Executive Coordinator of Fe y Alegria in Paraíba (eastern Brazil), Fr Sérgio José SJ, when he visited Tocantins, a state in central Brazil. They ...

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