Daily Archives: Friday, 26 June 2015, 22:24

Man feared dead in Mazaruni River boat mishap

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015, 22:24 by GxMedia A cargo boat capsized while fetching fuel on the Mazaruni River, resulting in the disappearance of a man, police said. Police said  they feared that Adrian Simon drowned. No age or address was provided. Police said that about 6:30 AM Friday, June 26, 2015 a jet boat passed a cargo ...

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Eleven-member commission named to probe Guysuco, craft a long-term plan

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015, 22:17 by GxMedia Government has established an 11-member commission to investigate the workings of the ailing Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) and formulate a 15-year plan aimed at again making the entity profitable. “The eleven-member Commission, during its investigation will develop a 15-year plan which is expected to bring the industry back to profitability ...

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Guyana’s current external debt reaches US$1.6B, debt strategy to address problems-Finance Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015, 21:59 by GxMedia by Zena Henry Guyana’s Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Friday June 26 announced that the country’s foreign debt has soared to US$1.6 billion Addressing the National Assembly at the third sitting since the convening of the 11th Parliament, the minister noted the danger of the growing debt and pledged to ...

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Government on track to keep 100 day Linden television station promise-PM

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015, 3:37 by GxMedia by Zena Henry Lindeners are set to have back their own television station by August, according to Prime Minister and Vice President Moses Nagamootoo. The administration reaffirmed its 100 day promise in his  speech in Parliament Wednesday June 25 during the second sitting of the National Assembly. The PM noted ...

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Reducing president’s prorogation powers stares hurdle

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015, 3:03 by GxMedia Government on Thursday announced its intention to modify Guyana’s constitution to limit the conditions under which Parliament can be suspended but the administration does not have a super majority to do so. Unless the administration, which has 33 seats, can win the support of the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic ...

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Ganga Persaud faces hot water over contracts

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:23 by GxMedia Former minister of Local Government, Ganga Persaud was allegedly issued multi-million dollar government contracts for consultations via system that the new government alleges cannot withstand tough scrutiny. Government further accused Persaud of failing to show the work he was asked to do and what he had actually done. Minister of ...

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