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PPP opposes moves to allow bankrupt persons to contest Local Govt elections

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 23:07 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Wednesday objected to erasing of a section of a local government law that could allow bankrupt persons to be elected or hold office and bars. Opposition back-bencher Charles Ramson Jr. said the Local Authorities Act seeks to guard indebted persons from being tempted ...

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House green-lights consideration of local govt bill, despite PPPC objections

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 18:40 by GxMedia Despite vigorous objection by the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) about short notice, government used its one-seat majority on Wednesday for the tabling, debate and passage of amendments to a key local government law that is necessary to pave the way for local elections in December. PPPC back-bencher, Juan Edghill ...

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Govt rubbishes Jagdeo’s ERC claims; mulls reviving process

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 17:16 by GxMedia Rejecting claims by the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) that the Social Cohesion drive was aimed at supplanting the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC), government on Wednesday said it was considering taking a motion to the National Assembly to appoint the nominees that were agreed to by the last Parliament ...

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Nagamootoo best man to lead national unity talks with PPP- Trotman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 16:39 by GxMedia The Guyana government on Wednesday confirmed that Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo is leading a team into National Unity talks with the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) and that he is the best man for the job. Minister of Governance , Raphael Trotman said government believed that Nagamootoo was the ...

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Suspected goat thief shot; two accomplices nabbed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 14:04 by GxMedia At about 0530h. today Wednesday September 09, 2015, the police responded to a report of suspected larceny of goats, police said in a statement. On arrival at the Helena No. 2 Public Road, Mahaica, ECD, three men and a woman were seen in a motor vehicle with two goats. The ...

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Govt to take action if housing developers don’t build

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 10:51 by GxMedia Private developers who are in possession of hundreds of acres of land in prime areas on the East Bank of Demerara were urged to start, or in some cases, resume works or the government will take necessary actions, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA). This came as Minister within ...

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BREAKING: Guyanese arrested in Greece for cocaine-in-scrap metal shipments

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 10:34 by GxMedia Reproduced from EKATHIMERINI.COM In cooperation with US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials, Greek police have smashed a drug ring attempting to smuggle cocaine from South America into Europe, Kathimerini understands.Authorities have arrested three suspects accused of having used a scrap metal import business as a front to disguise their operations. ...

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