Daily Archives: Thursday, 16 March 2017, 19:56

Technical Officer, Deputy Permanent Secretary suspended over Culture Minister’s Phagwah speech error

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017, 19:56 by Denis Chabrol At least two senior officers of the Ministry of Education’s Department of Culture, Youth and Sport have been suspended and a third person has reportedly opted to leave  the job, in the wake of mistake made by Minister Nicolette Henry in her Phagwah speech. Demerara Waves Online News has ...

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Town Clerk opposes Cabinet’s request for suspension of parking meter contract

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017, 19:44 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown’s Town Clerk, Royston King on Thursday wrote Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan strongly suggesting that suspension of the parking meter contract with Smart City Solutions (SCS) will be impossible, in the wake Cabinet’s decision to ask the municipality to halt the deal for the next three months. The ...

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Guyana President alarmed over efforts to sow discord …says ‘inflammatory tirades’ foment distrust & disorder

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017, 17:05 by Denis Chabrol By Gary Eleazar Inflammatory tirades in the public domain, run the risk of degenerating the social stability of the populace leading to civil violence, a situation compounded by existing ethnic polarization—an unfortunate colonial legacy that pervades the political climate. This was the dire warning by Head of State, President ...

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Jagdeo protests new powers for Granger, Harmon –as Ramjattan defends move to give Integrity Commission ‘teeth’

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017, 16:49 by Denis Chabrol by Gary Eleazar Public Security Minister, Vice President, Khemraj Ramjattan, today (March 16, 2017) defended the proposed legislative amendments for the Integrity Commission by the coalition A Partnership for National Unity, Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Government saying, “we want to give teeth to the Integrity Commission.” The Vice President’s ...

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‘Scrap the contract’- WPA exec member tells Gov’t

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017, 14:50 by Derwayne Wills Social and political activist, and executive member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Dr David Hinds, is recommending government scrap the parking meter contract. Hinds’s recommendation on the protest line against the parking meter regime organised by the Movement Against Parking Meters comes after a recent recommendation of the ...

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