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International condemnation of terror-plot convict motion adoption pushes gov’t to mull over future recognition of MPs – Ally

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 May 2019, 11:43 by Writer As international pressure mounts on the Government of Guyana’s parliament for honoring convicted terrorist, Abdul Kadir, government Chief Whip Amna Ally said a policy decision might be taken to guide how such situations should be handled in the future. “Except we take a policy decision, we have to reexamine and ...

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Boycotting GECOM commissioners, MPs must not be paid – trade union boss

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 19:31 by Writer General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), Lincoln Lewis at Wednesday’ s May Day observance called for the three opposition-nominated elections commissioners and lawmakers not to be paid for the meetings from which they had walked out. “If GECOM (Guyana Elections Commission) can’t work and the commissioners breaking ...

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Oil money must fund free education, healthcare; no-confidence passage must require 44 lawmakers – GTUC General Secretary

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 19:52 by Writer General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), Lincoln Lewis on Wednesday— May Day 2019—vowed that his labour confederation would resist the scrapping of the 1980 Constitution, but called for it be amended for a no-confidence motion to be passed by at least 44 of the 65 parliamentarians. Lewis ...

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Guyana rejects use of force in Venezuela

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 15:02 by Writer The Guyana government on Wednesday rejected the use of force to resolve the political impasse in neighbouring Venezuela. “Guyana reiterates its rejection of violence and the threat or use of force as acceptable means for the resolution of conflict, and calls upon all parties involved to vigorously pursue the search ...

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