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Daily Archives: Thursday, 13 January 2022, 23:42

Local Content law does not violate CARICOM single market rules- Attorney Datadin

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2022, 23:42 by Denis Chabrol Governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian and Attorney-at-Law, Sanjeev Datadin on Thursday night dismissed concerns by the Caribbean Private Sector Organisation (CPSO) that Guyana’s Local Content law seemed to violate regional free trade rules. Mr. Datadin said the Local Content Act does not prohibit nationals from sister CARICOM member-nations ...

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APNU+AFC’s Sherod Duncan on station bail, instructed to return to police

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2022, 22:22 by Denis Chabrol Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian Sherod Duncan was Thursday released on $100,000 station bail as part of an ongoing probe into a cybercrime offence he alleged committed against an official of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Attorney-at-Law, Amanza Walton-Desir earlier Thursday said Duncan’s arrest ...

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Fire Chief sent off the job; claims “massive corruption”; denies preparing licences

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2022, 21:44 by Denis Chabrol Fire Chief Kalamadeen Edoo has been sent off the job into retirement, amid allegations of financial malpractice, he confirmed on Thursday. Mr. Edoo said that  his six months pre-retirement leave should have started next Monday, 17th January but he received correspondence from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of ...

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Beharry Group’s Chairman distances himself from Caribbean Private Sector’s criticism of Guyana’s local content law: ready to facilitate talks with Guyana govt

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2022, 14:59 by Denis Chabrol The Chairman of the Beharry Group of Companies, Suresh Beharry on Thursday said he supports Guyana’s local content legislation but would be willing to facilitate talks between the Caribbean Private Sector Organisation (CPSO) and the Guyana government to address concerns about the likely violation of regional free trade rules. ...

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APNU+AFC parliamentarian Sherod Duncan arrested

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2022, 12:38 by Denis Chabrol Opposition parliamentarian, Sherod Duncan was arrested on Thursday to assist in an ongoing investigation in relation to a Cybercrime offence alleged committed on an official of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Investigators said the politician was arrested after GECOM IT Manager Aneal Giddings alleged that on January 11 at ...

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CARICOM Private Sector body objects to Guyana’s Local Content law; Georgetown Chamber President says time to leave CARICOM Single Market

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2022, 4:38 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Private Sector Organisation (CPSO) is objecting to Guyana’s recently-passed Local Content legislation on the grounds that it seems to violate the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) free trade rules, a position that has prompted the President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Timothy Tucker to call for ...

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