Daily Archives: Friday, 14 December 2018, 19:37

House Speaker opposes Court action on Prime Minister’s presence in the House

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018, 19:37 by Denis Chabrol House Speaker, Dr. Barton Scotland does not support High Court action on the issue of whether the Prime Minister, while performing presidential duties, should sit in the National Assembly to the Standing bipartisan Committee on Constitutional Reform. “In matters such as these, it has been our wont to have recourse ...

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Del Monte Fiesta Corn recalled due to “life threatening risk”- Food and Drugs Dept

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018, 18:07 by Denis Chabrol The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) on Friday announced the recall of Del Monte Fiesta Corn “due to under-processing which poses a life threatening risk to consumers.” “More than 60,000 cases of Del Monte’s Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers are being recalled because the ingredients ...

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SOCU agents get ‘top-up’ under “inherited” special arrangement

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018, 17:23 by Denis Chabrol Agents of the Guyana Police Force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) are usually paid a “top up” by the Ministry of Public Security in addition to their salaries that are being paid by the Guyana Police Force, Minister  Khemraj Ramjattan said. “I understand it not a salary. It is ...

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Guyana among countries to benefit from US$2.6 million Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund 

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018, 16:30 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on Friday announced the launch of a new fund to provide financial support and stability for the Region’s cultural and creative industries in Guyana and other borrowing member-nations. The Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF) will provide grants for innovative projects within the creative industries ...

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P&P Insurance Brokers ups annual donation to organisations

Last Updated on Friday, 14 December 2018, 17:42 by Denis Chabrol P&P Insurance Brokers on Friday announced an increase in its annual donation to senior citizen, children homes and other non-governmental charitable organisations. The insurance company handed out a total of GYD$1.5 million to 12 organisations at its annual presentation function held on Friday, 14th December, 2018 at its new office ...

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