Daily Archives: Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 21:18

Granger invites Jagdeo to general elections-related talks

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 6:02 by Writer President David Granger has invited Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo to meet with him next week Wednesday to possibly explore extending the deadline by which general elections should be held and also funding for the polls. Neither Jagdeo nor Opposition Chief Whip, Gail Teixeira could be reached to ascertain whether Jagdeo ...

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President pledges cash, “sufficient time” for GECOM to hold “credible elections”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 21:09 by Writer President David Granger has told the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to begin preparations for the holding of general elections and that government would find the money to run off the polls. In response to GECOM Chairman, James Patterson’s letter about the recent decisions by the seven-member elections body, the President ...

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RUSAL refuses to reinstate fired workers, terminates others, begins dismantling equipment

Last Updated on Saturday, 1 February 2020, 21:56 by Writer The Russian Aluminium (RUSAL)-controlled Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc. (BCGI) has sent home 30 more workers and said they would be paid, while those who remain on strike and are obstructing and threatening others who are going to work will not be rehired. Senior RUSAL officials also told Ministers of ...

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“You have no respect for people” – GTT’s Chief Executive Officer says when asked about Blaze billing problem

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 14:26 by Writer The Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph company (GTT), Justin Nedd on Tuesday avoided questions about the cause of the Blaze¬† high-speed data billing problem, and the number of landline services. “You have no respect for people” was Nedd’s reaction in the presence of two other senior ...

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General elections likely this year – Business Minister

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 15:15 by Writer Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin on Tuesday disclosed that Guyanese might go to the polls later this year to elect a new government of their choice. Addressing a forum on “Oil and Gas Development in Guyana”, at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston, Texas, Gaskin noted that ...

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