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Daily Archives: Thursday, 17 August 2017, 18:35

Mining syndicate protests not politically motivated; land allocations being fast-tracked- Raphael Trotman

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017, 18:35 by Denis Chabrol Even as Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman scoffed at suggestions that recent protests by small miners were orchestrated by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) to undermine him, he Thursday said the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has been instructed to grant thousands of acres of land ...

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City Council postpones deciding on parking meters’ future; SCS refused to disclose key financial information

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017, 17:44 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown’s Mayor and City Council on Thursday agreed to postpone a vote on the fate of the metered parking system until later this month to allow stakeholders and the wider public to read and comment on a report on metered parking that found that Smart City Solutions (SCS) withheld ...

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Constitutionality of Pres. Granger’s directive to the Police Service Commission challenged in Court

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017, 14:23 by Denis Chabrol   The constititionality of President David Granger’s decision to ask the Police Service Commission (PSC) to delay the promotion of officers is being challenged in the High Court. An applicant named Rajendra R. Jaigobin has filed legal proceedings against to declare that i) the¬†Police Service Commission, a Commission established ...

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AFC’s Ramjattan doubts mining syndicate protests part of campaign to undercut Raphael Trotman

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017, 14:09 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Thursday dismissed suggestions that the People’s National Congress Reform-dominated A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has been orchestrating protests against his party leader, Raphael Trotman. “I do not at this stage have any evidence that it is something being ...

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Guyana can use decade-old National Development Strategy as “skeleton” for new action plan

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017, 13:41 by Denis Chabrol Britain has signaled its willingness to help Guyana craft a plan of action to use massive oil revenues that are expected to flow from 2020 and has suggested that the more decade-old National Development Strategy (NDS) be used a skeleton, the top British envoy here said Thursday. British High ...

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