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Improved prisons hinged on oil money- Ramjattan

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 22:20 by Denis Chabrol Guyana will have to await sufficient earnings from the oil and gas sector to build new prisons because international financial institutions have refused to provide financing, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said Wednesday. “That’s the difficulty an executive branch has when its resources are so limited but expect, ...

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Granger takes charge of oil and gas sector; Harmon not required to meet with oil company executives

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 18:46 by Denis Chabrol Minister of State Joseph Harmon,  whose gazetted portfolio now includes oil and gas after that responsibility was shifted to the Ministry of the Presidency, is not required to meet with representatives of oil companies, multiple officials confirmed. “The Minister of State in the Ministry of the Presidency is responsible ...

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Jagdeo refuses to provide his calculations on Berbice Bridge tolls but says no need to increase tolls; agreement obtained

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 17:04 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday refused to offer his own calculations on what the increased tolls to cross the Berbice Bridge should be, but he deemed the controversy over the Berbice Bridge Company’s proposed exorbitant increase in tolls a political gimmick by the Alliance For Change (AFC). “You ...

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Minister Cathy Hughes says will not participate in Cabinet’s oil, gas discussions over pending advice on conflict of interest concerns

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 15:11 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes on Wednesday disclosed that she would not participate in cabinet meetings whenever oil and gas issues are discussed pending legal and Cabinet advice , in the wake concerns about perceived conflict of interest by Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc. (TIGI). “Cabinet has not ...

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Three held with guns, stolen items following Parika robbery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:47 by Denis Chabrol Prompt action by Police ranks stationed in ‘D’ West Demerara Division following a robbery under arms committed on three persons at Parika, East Bank Denerara Wednesday  night,has resulted in the apprehension of the perpetrators and the stolen articles recovered, the Guyana Police Force said. Investigators said one of the ...

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