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Daily Archives: July 29, 2016

CCJ Reverses G$15M award in Defamation case, says awards from other Caribbean countries not automatic benchmark

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, CCJ – CCJ, Port of Spain. Today the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in Glen Lall & National Media and Publishing Company Limited v Walter Ramsahoye refused to increase the G$15 million award of damages made to Dr Ramsahoye by the Guyana Court of Appeal. Indeed, it reversed the Court of Appeal’s decision and ...

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GGMC workers get bonus; new headquarters to be built

Workers of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) have been awarded a one-off payout  in keeping with an agreement with the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman announced Friday. Still faced with cramped working conditions, the staff was also told by GGMC Board Chairman, Stanley Ming that work has begun to find a plot of ...

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New tax chief has “resolute stance” against corruption

Newly appointed Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Godfrey Statia vowed to go after corrupt practices in the tax collection agency during several tours of the authority’s locations. “Amidst the many handshakes and light conversation, the new Commissioner-General gave the assurance of his open door policy and his resolute stance against corrupt practices which has tainted the image of ...

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