Daily Archives: Monday, 22 July 2019, 21:07

Guyanese woman charged with misbehaving on flight

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2019, 23:02 by Writer Reproduced from Trinidad’s Newsday A Guyanese woman appeared before magistrate Cheron Raphael in the Arima Magistrates’ First Court in Trinidad charged with misbehavior while on a flight to that twin-island Republic. The magistrate read the charge that on July 20, Sylvanie Roxanne Shivnarine behaved in a manner which caused annoyance ...

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Guyana’s plans to raise oil royalties could ‘diminish attractiveness’

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2019, 22:55 by Writer Reproduced from Energy Voice By Allister Thomas Guyana’s plans to raise oil and gas royalties may “diminish attractiveness” to future investors, according to new analysis. Earlier this month the South American nation announced its intention to raise the government’s take in future oil licences. Analyst firm GlobalData said the country ...

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House-to-house registration began on legal advice – Chief Elections Officer

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2019, 18:14 by Writer Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield has told the Private Sector Commission (PSC) that he began house-to-house registration based on legal advice by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) lawyer who said that all actions before the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that James Patterson’s appointment was flawed and unconstitutional were ...

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Christopher Ram asks High Court to stop house-to-house registration

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2019, 22:39 by Writer The High Court will Tuesday begin hearing a request by Attorney-at-Law and political commentator, Christopher Ram on whether to block the Guyana Elections Commission from going ahead with house-to-house registration. Through his lawyers, Ram also wants the court to issue a Conservatory Order compelling the Guyana Elections Officer, Chief Election ...

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Guyanese manufacturers say Plantation white sugar unacceptable; reject call for 40% tax on refined sugar

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2019, 17:45 by Writer The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association Limited (GMSA) on Monday rejected calls by a Belizean producer of Plantation white, or mill white, sugar to impose a Caribbean-wide 40 percent tax on extra-regionally refined sugar, saying that Plantation white sugar will result in poor quality products and in some cases injury ...

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