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Daily Archives: August 24, 2015

Citizenship and immigration services to restore records dating back to 1920

The Department of Citizenship and Immigration services is set to restore the records of the General Registrar’s Office (GRO) dating all the way back to the 1920s.  This was disclosed by the head of department Winston Felix durinh consideration of the 2015 estimates of expenditure. The department is held under the Ministry of the Presidency and is responsible for developing ...

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Controversy brewing over PM sitting in Parliament while acting President

The government and opposition sides of the House of Assembly, seem to be bumping heads over whether Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo should be in House as he is currently acting President. The matter was brought up by the opposition who has called Nagamootoo being in the House while acting President  a “constitutional collision.” The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is saying ...

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Scrutiny of national estimates delayed… opposition says Govt’ Budget flouts law

Consideration and scrutiny of the financial estimates of the government is belayed and the opposition says it’s because “the current structure of the Budget estimates violates” two recently passed pieces of legislation- the Constitutional (Amendment) Act and the Fiscal and Accountability (Amendment) Act. Those laws passed by the government just over a month ago, were set to give more autonomy ...

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Colin Welch and Renford Homer are GPL’s interim CEO and Deputy CEO

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) on Monday announced that Colin Welch Deputy Chief Executive Officer-Technical has been designated interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), while Renford Homer Senior Divisional Director – Commercial Services and Information Technology has been designated interim Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The announcement came Monday August 24 and it was stated that the interim appointments would ...

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