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President’s overseas trips cost GYD$200 million in three years; progress seen in border controversy, renewable energy

Last Updated on Monday, 10 December 2018, 15:54 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger and his delegations have so far spent more than GYD$200 million on 37  overseas visits between 2015 and 2018, according to parliamentary records. No costs were mentioned for his recent medical visits to Trinidad in October and Cuba in November. Only one occasion did the President’s ...

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Updated: Commissioner of Information fired; Civil Defence now under GDF

Last Updated on Monday, 10 December 2018, 17:16 by Denis Chabrol Commissioner of Information, Retired Justice Charles Ramson has been fired, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo announced Monday. “The Commissioner, having been dismissed for rendering his office dysfunctional,” Nagamootoo told the House, citing Ramson’s failure to submit a report or account “for what what he has done”. The Prime Minister said ...

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Parliamentary sitting delayed after PPP delivers letters on Nagamootoo in the House

Last Updated on Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:26 by Denis Chabrol The start of the consideration of estimates for Guyana’s government ministries and other state entities was off to a late start on Monday, prompted by the opposition challenging the constitutionality of the Prime Minister sitting in the House while performing presidential duties. The sitting was scheduled to begin at ...

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Guyana paying more for fuels; Shipping Association reiterates call for port master plan

Last Updated on Monday, 10 December 2018, 7:47 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is spending more to purchase fuels due to the closure of Trinidad and Tobago’s oil refinery, Petrotrin,  increased transportation costs from other sources and the inability of the Demerara River to accommodate larger tankers, Finance Minister Winston Jordan says. “Until we could dig out the Georgetown Harbour and ...

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