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Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

Yarde declared winner of GPSU elections; Gaspar calls results “robbery” and mulls legal action

Incumbent President of the Guyana Public Service Union, Patrick Yarde was late Tuesday afternoon declared winner of the union’s elections, five days after members went to the polls across the country last Thursday. In results released by GPSU Elections Officer, Herman De Souza, Yarde clinched 1,024 votes to retain the presidency. His lone rival, Gregory Gaspar, received 842 votes. Gaspar ...

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Retired judges among second batch of GECOM Chairman nominees

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeon on Friday submitted  to President David Granger a second batch of six nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission. They are Retired Justice of Appeal B.S Roy,  Retired Justice William Ramlall;  Attorney-at-law and a former Magistrate, Ms. Oneidge Walrond-Allicock; Attorney-at-Law, Kashir Khan;  Attorney-at-law, Nadia Sagar and businessman, Gerald Gouveia. He said Retired Judges Desiree Bernard, Claudette ...

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PAHO/WHO conducting forensic audit of procurement by Health Ministry, Georgetown Hospital

The Pan American Health Organisaton/ World Health Organisation has dispatched an expert to audit the procurement process at the Ministry of Public Health and the state-run Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), the ministry announced Tuesday. “I found that it (the procurement process) was a bigger issue than I thought” Lawrence said during Tuesday’s early-morning meeting. “I didn’t think it was as ...

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CGX Energy to restructure debt ahead of future oil exploration in de-risked Guyana basin

The cash-strapped Canadian oil exploration company, CGX Energy, continues to borrow monies from its shareholder to stay afloat, and indicated that future oil exploration offshore Guyana would depend on restructuring its multi-million debts to several companies. Now that American oil-giant, ExxonMobil, has found more than two billion barrels of oil offshore Guyana, CGX Energy hopes that will be an incentive ...

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Gasper denies political involvement despite APNU’s push

Gregory Gasper, the man leading Team Change to challenge Patrick Yarde for the GPSU’s Presidency Tuesday (May 2, 2017) distanced himself from a Ministry of the Presidency’s social media missive which labeled him newly elected President of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU). Gasper, in an invited comment, told Demerara Waves, he is unsure as to where the Ministry of the ...

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