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Daily Archives: Monday, 19 February 2018, 21:00

Suriname should mediate in Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 7:35 by Denis Chabrol by Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO – Suriname should take on the role of mediator in order to prevent an armed conflict in the region as a result of the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela, prominent sociologist and political commentator Derryck Ferrier, said here during a special radio show about ...

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Auditor General to conduct forensic audit at City Hall

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 8:30 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Auditor General, Deodat Sharma says his officers will shortly begin a forensic audit of City Hall, in the wake of the repeated failure to account for almost GY$174 million to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), State auditors or the Local Government Minister. After concerns were raised by Committee ...

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Guyana Bar Association warns of “embarrassing consequences” if new acting Chancellor, Chief Justice are appointed

Last Updated on Monday, 19 February 2018, 10:17 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Bar Association (GBA) on Monday urged President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to work towards appointing a substantive Chancellor and Chief Justice, and said there is no constitutional room to appoint anyone else to act in place of the current acting office holders. “Any action ...

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AFC’s future hinges partly on local govt elections; March deadline to resolve issues with APNU

Last Updated on Monday, 19 February 2018, 10:14 by Denis Chabrol As the Alliance For Change (AFC) prepares to lay down conditions for coalescing with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) to contest the Local Government Elections, party sources on Sunday said if it vies alone that could determine its stake going into the 2020 general elections. In an amended ...

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Ramotar defends CGX Energy oil contract he signed; says all contracts should be renegotiated

Last Updated on Monday, 19 February 2018, 10:15 by Denis Chabrol Former President, Donald Ramotar on Sunday defended his decision to sign a zero royalty agreement with CGX Energy that also contains provisions that mirror those in the controversial ExxonMobil agreement inked by the David Granger-led administration. However Ramotar, who was President from 2011 to 2015, said he inked the ...

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E-Gov site at Guyana/Brazil crossing to be resuscitated to provide Internet to Rupununi

Last Updated on Monday, 19 February 2018, 7:49 by Denis Chabrol Plans are in the pipeline for the resuscitation of the E-Government site located close to the Guyana/Brazil border crossing, in an effort to provide internet access in the capital town of Lethem and other communities in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), government has announced. Chairman of the National Data ...

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Guyana- and Tobago-born actors are standouts in blockbuster ‘Black Panther’ superhero film

Last Updated on Monday, 19 February 2018, 7:31 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from New York Daily News by Jarred Mc Allister Among the shining stars of this weekend’s opening of the Marvel Studios’ superhero movie “Black Panther” were Letitia Wright from Guyana and Winston Duke of Tobago, who gave notable performances in the Hollywood blockbuster. The pair are riding the ...

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