Daily Archives: Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 22:45

Low-cost prefab houses for CPL cricket to be sold to poor Guyanese

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 22:45 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government would be building 300 prefabricated houses to rent to spectators at the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) from September 30 and the earnings would be used as down-payments for mortgages at commercial banks, President Irfaan Ali announced on Wednesday. “We are looking at a way in which ...

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Suriname to disclose number of fishing licences issued to Guyanese; President Ali appeals for Surinamese business solidarity with Guyanese fisherfolk

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 21:40 by Denis Chabrol Suriname’s President, Chandrikapersad Santokhi is expected to provide a breakdown of the number of fishing licences that has been granted to Guyanese but his Guyanese counterpart wants to see if those figures are before or after their agreement for 150 licences, President Irfaan Ali said Wednesday. The Guyanese leader ...

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President, Opposition Leader to meet soon on constitutional appointments

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 20:56 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday night said he would be inviting Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton to constitutionally required consultations on the appointment of a number of service commissions and a substantive Police Commissioner. Speak9ing with reporters at Pegasus Hotel on the sidelines 0f the launch of the 2022 Building ...

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Suriname’s opposition party wants government to be accountable for agreements with Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 18:03 by Denis Chabrol Suriname’s opposition National Democratic Party (NDP) is calling on the government there to disclose all agreements with Guyana to the Parliament. Starnieuws reports that NDP faction leader, Rabin Parmessar issued the call amid the Guyana government’s persistent concerns about promises that have been made by Suriname’s President Chandrikapersad Santokhi. ...

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Policewoman files private racial hostility charge against lawyer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 17:56 by Denis Chabrol A policewoman has filed a private criminal charge under Guyana’s Racial Hostility Law. Woman Constable Shawnette Bollers, who is an Afro-Guyanese, filed the charge against Indo-Guyanese lawyer, Nirvan Singh. Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan granted the lawyer $100,000 bail and ordered that he return to court next month. Particulars ...

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British parliamentarian on Guyana’s sovereign wealth fund board

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 16:54 by Denis Chabrol Long-serving United Kingdom parliamentarian, David Lammy, has been selected by Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali to sit on the Natural Resource Fund (NRF) Board which will be chaired by former military chief, Retired Major General Joseph Singh, the Office of the President announced on Wednesday. Lammy, who is currently Shadow ...

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