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Fuel scam probe stalled by “ghost names and ghost companies” – Harmon

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 15:23 by Writer  Months after the new administration had uncovered a massive fuel scam at the state-owned Guyana Oil Company (Guyoil) there has been no arrests on the issue and questions had begun surface about the legitimacy of the government’s claims. General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Clement Rohee on Monday ...

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Jagdeo dismisses talk of rift with Rohee

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 15:18 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday dismissed suggestions that there is a rift between himself and People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Clement Rohee, saying that he as “full confidence” in the veteran politician. “I have full confidence in Clement Rohee. Clement Rohee is a valuable member of our party,” ...

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Key AFC supporter named GPL Chairman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 14:20 by Denis Chabrol A strong supporter of the Alliance For Change and businessman Robert Babal has been named  Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL). Badal, the owner of the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, is a known supporter of one of the governing political parties in ...

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Wales Estate was “economic nightmare”; Gov’t says no one will be in jeopardy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 13:49 by Denis Chabrol State Minister Joseph Harmon has described the situation that the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) was faced with as an “economic nightmare” even while assurances were being given that stakeholders would not be jeopardized. Harmon at a post cabinet press conference on Wednesday defended the decision by GuySuCo’s management to ...

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PPP ready to help govt secure US$50 million to rehabilitate sugar industry

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 13:49 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat. Jagdeo Wednesday said the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration had planned to secure a US$50 minion line of credit from India to rehabilitate the sugar factories. He pledged to help the coalition administration to get the money. “We can work with them ‎ to mobilise ...

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GWI urges conservation as Water conservancy dries up

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 13:49 by Denis Chabrol With an ongoing dry spell expected to last until May of this year, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is urging that persons make water conservation a priority. At a press conference today, GWI CEO Dr Richard Van West Charles stated that water levels in the East Demerara Water Conservancy ...

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Trinidadian convicted for terrorism, along with former Guyanese politician, dies in US jail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 7:22 by Denis Chabrol A Trinidadian man, who was convicted along with former Guyanese parliamentarian Abdul Kadir, for plotting to blow up the John F. Kennedy International Airport, has died in a United States Federal Prison. The Trinidad Newsday newspaper reported that Kareen Ibrahim- Trinidad and Tobago’s first official terrorist- died Tuesday morning ...

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