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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Current, past WPA members scold Granger over handling of Rodney Commission Report

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 February 2016, 16:17 by Denis Chabrol Former and current members of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) have lambasted Guyana’s President David Granger’s rejection of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry Report. WPA Executive Member, Dr. David Hinds-fearing that efforts to heal political wounds  through the alliance between the WPA and Granger’s People’s National Congress (PNC) ...

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Guyana Foundation, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Health Ministry partner with First Lady to give ‘gift of hearing’

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2016, 11:04 by Denis Chabrol First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger Thursday met with a representative of the Guyana Foundation, a team from Starkey Hearing Foundation and a representative from the Ministry of Health, to discuss strategies for the implementation of a programme to outfit persons who are hearing impaired with hearing aids. Mr. Anthony ...

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Four faculties for Public Service Staff College

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2016, 10:57 by Denis Chabrol The proposed Public Service Staff College will have four faculties that will produce graduates with university level qualifications, President David Granger announced at the weekend. The Head of State announced that the college is expected to have four faculties: International Relations (Foreign Service), Defence, Public Administration and Information Technology. ...

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ExxonMobil spuds Guyana appraisal

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 19:12 by Denis Chabrol (UPSTREAMONLINE.COM).-ExxonMobil has spudded its highly anticipated appraisal of the Liza oil discovery off Guyana. The US supermajor has also begun seismic work on the adjacent Canje block after completing a farm-in deal. Drillship Stena Carron has spudded the Liza-2 appraisal after sailing to ExxonMobil’s Stabroek block off Guyana from ...

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Opposition slams tax waiver for artistes, increased income tax threshold

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 18:51 by Denis Chabrol Steps Friday by government to legalise the eligibility of regional and international artistes for tax waivers and the hike in the income tax threshold came in for sharp criticism by the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC). In opening debate on amendments to the Income Tax Act, Finance Minister ...

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Gov’t moves to tighten Re-migrant Scheme

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 18:21 by Denis Chabrol The APNU+AFC administration has taken steps to clog certain holes that have been identified in the Re-migrant Scheme administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA). The Customs Amendment Bill 2016 was passed in the House on Friday with the support of the Opposition People’s ...

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Ilegal miners, police and GGMC end standoff at Konawaruk

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 16:24 by Denis Chabrol Police Friday managed to quell unrest by illegal gold miners at Konawaruk after police and mines officers ordered them to stop extracting the precious metal at concessions owned by Tesouro Resources. The illegal miners had cut down trees and blocked a road at Konawaruk to prevent the entry and ...

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Illegal guns could skyrocket with higher license costs – Rohee tells House

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 16:26 by Denis Chabrol As the Parliamentary debate on the increases to firearm licenses commenced in the National Assembly on Friday, People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Members of Parliament pleaded with the government to reconsider the “draconian” increases to firearm licenses. With the amendments to the Firearm License legislation, the fee for a shotgun ...

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“Luster and polish” expected as Sheila Veersammy sworn in as new PPP MP

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 15:14 by Denis Chabrol Longstanding member of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and General Secretary of the Woman’s Progressive Organization (WPO) Sheila Veersammy was moments ago sworn in as the new PPP MP replacing Clive Jagan. Jagan announced his retirement recently after he had fallen ill and the PPP was mandated to select ...

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Felix, Scott back in Parliament

Last Updated on Friday, 26 February 2016, 10:26 by Ministers of Government and Technocrat Members of Parliament Winston Felix and Keith Scott are now clear to return to the National Assembly after the Chancellor of the Judiciary ruled in favor of the state at a hearing on Friday morning. Both Scott and Felix were banned from Parliament based on a ...

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February 2016