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Daily Archives: March 16, 2017

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

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 been reliably informed that Technical Officer to the Minister, Retired Major Hubert ...

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

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 Town Clerk is said to have cautioned the Minister that if the ...

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

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 David Granger, who Thursday met with stakeholders gathered to validate a ...

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

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 retort was made in response to the vehement public objections made ...

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

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 administration for City Council to review or have the contract quashed ...

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