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Private sector fears delayed results will trigger “trouble”; OAS recommends high-tech system to receive and publish results

Even as the Private Sector Commission (PSC) expressed worry about the delay in delivering timely results of Monday’s general elections, the Organisation of American States (OAS) Observer Mission recommends that Guyana develops a high-tech system to receive and publish results in one or two days. It is now running into the second day since Guyanese voted in the March 2, ...

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GMSA wants local sale of Guyana oil portion to lower electricity cost

The Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association (GMSA) recommends that the country’s entitled portion of refined oil be sold locally at a cheaper price in order to lower the cost of electricity especially to businesses. GMSA President, Clinton Williams noted that many of the “long-standing jeopardies” are closely linked to the high cost and unreliability of electricity, resulting in poor performance ...

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Time for capital towns; self-financed, business-oriented municipalities- Granger

Five days after Guyana’s first Local Government Elections in more than 20 years, Guyana’s President David Granger on Thursday announced plans to promote the creation of capital towns in interior regions and he called for all municipalities to generate their own funds and become self-sustainable. “Municipalities must be capable of weaning themselves off of government subvention and earn their keep. ...

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