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AFC opposes delaying general elections for constitutional reform; PPP says no GECOM Chairman has implications for elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 October 2017, 18:25 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Thursday said he would not support pushing back holding general elections until constitutional reform is complete, even as the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) hinted that the protracted delay in appointing a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) ...

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Suspects in supermarket robbery arrested; one shot

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 October 2017, 14:53 by Denis Chabrol A suspected bandit was shot and he and another man were arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery at a supermarket at Parika Highway, East Bank Essequibo. The Guyana Police Force said a 27-year old and a 17-year old, who live on the Essequibo Coast and East Coast ...

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Commercial banks urged to support businesses

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 October 2017, 8:21 by Denis Chabrol Commercial banks are being urged to expand their financial investment vehicles into the rural and hinterland regions of Guyana in an effort to spur economic activity by widening access to capital for more businesses. This ties into the government’s push to to facilitate small and medium-size businesses as engines ...

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