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Govt moves to repossess land from Car Care’s Brandford

Attorney General, Anil Nandlall has moved to the High Court to repossess a plot of land at Plantation Ruimveldt, East Bank Demerara because it was allegedly obtained unlawfully, illegally and by fraud. The land was sold for GYD$13.5 million based on a second valuation, although the first valuation showed that it was valued at GYD$60.8 million. The Attorney General said, ...

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President Ali reaffirms “excellent” Guyana-China relations, as Sinopharm vaccines arrive

President Irfaan Ali has reaffirmed the “excellent” relations between Guyana and China just over one month after this South American nation’s diplomatic blunder to approve the establishment of a Taiwan investment office here. “President Ali said that the gesture further emphasized the excellent relations between Guyana and China,” he said in referring to China’s donation of 20,000 vaccines last week. ...

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PNCR’s Region 10 Chairman labels resigned Lennox Gasper a “political opportunist”

The  Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) in Region 10, Jermaine Figueira on Friday poured scorn on his former party colleague, Lennox Gasper, who resigned over concerns about that party’s style and track record in looking after the welfare of Lindeners and other residents in the region. “I have read Mr. Gasper’s statement and I’m not surprised. Mr ...

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Build State-owned shorebases in Berbice, Essequibo after land-use policy for oil sector – APNU+AFC

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) wants the National Assembly to approve a motion for future oil and gas shorebases to be State-owned and that they be located in Berbice and Essequibo. “Be it further resolved that the Government inform ExxonMobil and all other Oil and Gas operators that all future shore bases shall be state ...

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Opposition Leader says ready to talk with President, side-steps call for recognising gov’t

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon  on Friday categorically stated that he is ready to meet with President Irfaan Ali but stayed clear of directly saying whether he would explicitly recognise the administration and the presidency as precondition for talks. “I have stated from the outset and I reaffirm now, once again, that I am prepared to meet with President Ali at ...

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Linden PNCR member resigns from party, denies being bought out by PPP

Linden town councillor, Lennox Gasper has resigned from the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR),  saying that he reached his limit of tolerance with the party after this week’s performance by the opposition in the National Assembly a day earlier. “Not surprisingly and true to form, even as the country reflects this week on the dreadful events post March 2, 2020, ...

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Opposition can discuss oil sector with govt in Parliament; no talks with Harmon unless he recognises govt— Ali

President Irfaan Ali on Thursday said A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change’s  (APNU+AFC) could offer political support to jointly address issues concerning the oil and gas sector at the parliamentary level. At the same time,  Dr. Ali  again rebuffed calls by Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon for consultations, saying that he would only meet if the former Minister of State ...

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Time to retool, rebrand police force in step with laws, Guyana’s future- Ali

President Irfaan Ali on  Thursday recommended a wide-ranging modernisation of the Guyana Police Force to enforce updated laws to improve safety and security of Guyanese. Outlining a series of recommendations in his address to the opening of the law enforcement agency’s 2021 Officers’ Conference, he said the force needs to examine its current situation and where it wants to be ...

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Venezuela rejects Guyana’s accusations about air operation

 Reproduced from Prensa Latina Caracas, Mar 3 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government on Wednesday described the accusations issued by Guyana regarding an alleged violation of its territorial sovereignty by air force fighter jets as inaccurate and false. According to a note released by the Guyanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Tuesday, March 2, two Sukhoi SU 30s from the Bolivarian ...

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Coalition tight-lipped on details of Kwame Mc Coy’s alleged assault of Tabitha Sarabo-Halley

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon was Wednesday night tight-lipped about details concerning claims by opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change’s (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley that Public Affairs Minister Kwame Mc Coy struck her on her head with a cell phone. The only specific details about the alleged incident came in a statement from the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) ...

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