Daily Archives: Monday, 1 August 2022, 17:19

Ali ready to talk , Norton says “working together” depends on “getting what we deserve”

Last Updated on Monday, 1 August 2022, 17:28 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Sunday pledged his readiness to talk with any Guyanese to discuss their concerns but cautioned that he would not wait indefinitely,  even as Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton ruled out talks with the government unless there is evident equitable distribution of wealth. Alluding to the United ...

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Time to force conversation on the distribution of Guyana’s oil wealth- Hughes, Hinds

Last Updated on Monday, 1 August 2022, 14:49 by Denis Chabrol African Guyanese were Sunday night- Emancipation Day Eve- urged to agitate for a national conversation on the distribution of Guyana’s oil wealth. Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes and Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Executive Member David Hinds issued stirring appeals in speeches at the “Buxton Black is Beautiful Emancipation Cultural Programme”. Mr ...

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Jagdeo says talks with US focussed on strengthening relations, not “patently false” opposition claims

Last Updated on Monday, 1 August 2022, 11:48 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Sunday denied that the meetings to which the United States (US) government invited him and President Irfaan Ali were triggered by opposition concerns about the way Guyana was being run, but instead about  America’s importance to Guyana’s national interest. “The key issue here was ...

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New contract model places greater burden on Guyanese contractors, as works begin on new UK-funded paediatric, maternal hospital

Last Updated on Monday, 1 August 2022, 8:44 by Denis Chabrol As the sod was turned to construct a €$149million (more than US$150 million) paediatric and maternal hospital, the Guyana government on Sunday announced that contractors would have to abide by new internationally recognised contract terms that would see them bearing the bulk of the responsibilities for the design and ...

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