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Daily Archives: Monday, 24 September 2018, 19:56

Govt asks High Court to block PPP’s challenge of Local Govt Minister’s constituency changes, omissions

Last Updated on Monday, 24 September 2018, 19:57 by Denis Chabrol Local Government Minister, Ronald Bulkan on Monday asked the High Court to block efforts by the opposition People’s Progressive Party’s  Bibi Shadick  to quash his decision to hold elections for several neighbourhood councils without first issuing an order containing important information. The application comes up before Justice Gino Persaud ...

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Town Clerk leased land not owned by City Hall to shipping company

Last Updated on Monday, 24 September 2018, 16:51 by Denis Chabrol Town Clerk, Royston King leased a parcel of land to a shipping company, but the Commission of Inquiry into the operations of the Georgetown Municipality says that land is owned by government’s holding company for State assets. Chairman of the one-man Commission of Inquiry into City Hall’s administration, Retired ...

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Political parties in ‘ground games’ for local govt election candidates; PPP probing claims of dead, fake backers

Last Updated on Monday, 24 September 2018, 15:59 by Denis Chabrol As political parties engage in a ground battle at the community level for candidates to contest the November 12 Local Government Elections, General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday said if claims of irregularities are proven to be true the candidates would be ...

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Guysuco gets new board

Last Updated on Monday, 24 September 2018, 13:13 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Monday confirmed the appointment of a new Board of Directors for the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), after months of haggling over who has the authority to appoint that governance structure. After the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), which is closely linked to ...

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City retirees complain about delayed pensions, gratuities

Last Updated on Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:21 by Denis Chabrol The Commission of Inquiry into the operations of the  City administration  opened on Monday with pensioners claiming they were enduring delays in the receiving pensions, retroactive salary increases and gratuities. Former Supervisor of South Road Day Care Centre, Jardine Hope complained that after serving the City for 35 years,  ...

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