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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Commission of Inquiry recommends disciplinary action against Town Clerk

Last Updated on Friday, 30 November 2018, 18:16 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the operations of the Georgetown City Council, Retired Justice Cecil Kennard on Friday said the probe has recommended disciplinary action against Town Clerk, Royston King for the lease of land that does not belong to the City and for conducting such a ...

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President Granger returns to Cuba next week for more treatment

Last Updated on Friday, 30 November 2018, 17:11 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger is scheduled to return to Cuba next Tuesday for continued treatment for non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, a type of cancer, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced Friday. Having concluded the first round of chemotherapy in Cuba,he is due to return to the Spanish-speaking nation. According to Minister Harmon, ...

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It’s Mayor Ubraj Narine, Deputy Mayor Alfred Mentore; Chase-Green, Oscar Clarke on Finance Committee

Last Updated on Friday, 30 November 2018, 12:33 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown’s new Mayor is Pandit Ubraj Narine and his deputy is Alfred Mentore. Before they were elected the People’s Progressive Party and the Alliance For Change councillors of Georgetown united in their failed bid for secret balloting to elect the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the city. Eight councillors ...

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OPINION: Volda’s unhealthy foot-and-mouth

Last Updated on Friday, 30 November 2018, 7:07 by Denis Chabrol By GHK Lall Talking without thinking? A rush of blood to the head? A private position publicly aired by a ranking party (public) official? Say it ain’t suh, Volda…. However looked at, this is bad news. I submit that this is the political simplicity of job opportunities and hiring ...

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Politically impartial new public service needed- Harmon

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 November 2018, 17:45 by Denis Chabrol A day after news broke that People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Chairman, Volda Lawrence indicated that party supporters should not be deprived of jobs and contracts and that she would be employing her friends who are all party supporters, the Minister of State Joseph Harmon said the public service ...

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Jagdeo weighs in on Volda Lawrence’s remarks on employment preference

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 November 2018, 17:20 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday frowned on People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) General Secretary, Volda Lawrence’s remarks that there should be no fear in giving contracts and jobs to her party members. Speaking at a news conference, he suggested there might be scope for Lawrence to be prosecuted ...

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Volda Lawrence sticks to position on jobs but avoids controversial remarks on preference for supporters; upset about little political work in PPP strongholds

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 November 2018, 16:31 by Denis Chabrol Chairwoman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR),Volda Lawrence on Thursday stood by her position on the need to create jobs, but stayed clear of reiterating that preference would be given to supporters of her party. “Cde. Volda Lawrence Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform stands by her ...

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Stop haggling over chairmanship of PNCR or party will lose 2020 elections- Volda Lawrence

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 16:26 by Denis Chabrol Chairwoman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence has called for an end to in-fighting in her party over its chairmanship and instead get down to hard work to secure victory at the 2020 general and regional elections. “You see all this nonsense what going on about ...

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Firemen charged in connection with stolen articles from Fly Jamaica crash-landed plane

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 15:12 by Denis Chabrol Four Guyana Fire Service fire fighters allegedly connected to the stealing of items from the crash-landed Fly Jamaica passenger jet, were Wednesday granted bail. Collis Williams, 37, of  Coverden, East Bank Demerara is accused of stealing one IPhone valued US$350 and one Samsung phone valued US$380, with a total ...

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Irfan Ali released on self bail for GYD$174 million fraud charges

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 15:22 by Denis Chabrol Former Minister of Housing, Irfan Ali was Wednesday released on self-bail (no cash) on 18 charges of conspiring to defraud government of a total of GYD$174 million by selling land below their valued prices. He has to return to court on January 7, 2019. Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan ...

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