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Daily Archives: July 1, 2016

Fresh showdown looms over City vending as landowner insists on no extension

The man responsible for the plot of land where Stabroek Market vendors were relocated has disputed claims by Town Clerk, Royston King that the municipality was likely to get a three-month extension fpr the vendors to continue selling. Instead, Mr. Hareshnarine “Chiney” Sugrim said he never had any such discussions with King and that come early August, 2016 the vendors ...

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Coalition supporter BK Tiwari says he swore allegiance to PPP to prevent airline’s eviction from Ogle hangar

In what appears to be an intensified tit-for-tat, former President Donald Ramotar on Friday released a letter from Brian Tiwari to refute the prominent businessman’s claim that he had abandoned the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) long before  last year’s  general elections and supported the coalition. However, Tiwari said he had felt compelled to write the letter for fear that ...

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6,000 solar systems for State House to become political football in Amerindian communities

The installation of about 6,000 solar panel systems at State House, the President’s Official Residence, is set to become a political football match between the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) and the incumbent APNU+AFC coalition-led administration. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said most of the GYD$48.6 million was spent on the purchase and installation of the solar panel systems ...

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Guyana’s President flies to Suriname to discuss border dispute, other issues

President David Granger  and Suriname’s President, Desi Bouterse are due to discuss the Guyana-Suriname border dispute over the New River Triangle when they meet Friday in Paramaribo. “The Guyana/Suriname Border issue is also expected to be on the agenda. The Head of State noted that he expects that the meeting will see some modalities being established so that the two ...

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