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Daily Archives: Friday, 17 February 2017, 18:50

Parking meter company ‘not obligated’ to release feasibility study on project- SCS Official

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 18:56 by Derwayne Wills Smart City Solutions will not release the findings of its feasibility study on the viability of parking meters in Guyana, which includes an economic analysis of the country, according to the company’s Business Development Director, Amir Oren. Oren told the press corps, today, that the feasibility study, conducted some ...

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Chase-Green rejects invitation to public meeting organised by Movement Against Parking Meters

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 17:32 by Derwayne Wills Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green will not be attending a public meeting organised by the Movement Against Parking Meters scheduled for tomorrow to discuss the controversial parking meter contract, and its implementation. As part of a series of consultations hosted by the City Council, the Mayor first, through the press ...

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City Council moves ahead with parking meters despite pending Court orders

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 15:57 by Derwayne Wills In face of two High Court orders against the parking meter regime, Georgetown’s administrators are adamant they will continue with the controversial parking meter project as of next monday, February 20. That would be the same day Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan, and Georgetown Town Clerk, Royston King are required ...

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Guyana’s Secretary General to UNESCO, Inge Nathoo, dies

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 13:44 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Secretary General to the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Inge Nathoo died on Wednesday after a prolonged period of illness. Ms. Nathoo, formerly of Port Mourant, Corentyne, died on Wednesday, February 16, 2017 at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation after a brief period as an ...

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“No exclusive parking in the City” – Mayor Chase-Green

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 13:27 by Denis Chabrol As the High Court prepares to hear City Hall show cause why the controversial parking meter contract should not be revoked, Mayor Patricia Chase- Green on Friday said businesses would not be allowed to designate no-parking areas in front of their premises. “What we also have again are- some ...

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3 Hotel Tower/Club Privilege staff charged for deleting video of nightclub shoot-out

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:06 by Derwayne Wills Three senior staff attached to Hotel Tower and Club Privilege on Main Street were today charged for attempting to obstruct the course of justice by deleting CCTV footage for a January 8 shootout inside the Club. The Club’s manager, Andre Rochford, a Trinidad and Tobago national who was charged ...

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Digicel takes time off Mash Parade to focus on special needs institutions

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 9:29 by Denis Chabrol Digicel (Guyana) will not be on this year’s Mashramani costume and float parade, but is instead throwing its assistance behind several special needs organisations. At the same time, the phone company is providing freely available costumes  from the ‘Trinity’ and  ‘Dynamic’ Bands once they are Digicel subscribers and have downloaded ...

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Private sector registers “lack of confidence” in govt’s economic management; worried about political victimization

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017, 8:24 by Denis Chabrol The Private Sector Commission (PSC)  says it has no confidence in government’s handling of the economy and has accused it of political interference in the judiciary and creating the conditions to violate the constitutional rights of persons through the State Assets Recovery Act. The PSC charged that the economy ...

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