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PPP submit Motion of proposals to stimulate the economy and reduce poverty in 2018

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The Parliamentary Opposition on yesterday, submitted through the Clerk of the National Assembly, a ”Motion on Proposals to Stimulate the Economy,and Reduce Poverty and Hardships in the 2018 Budget”.

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PNC accused of using State resources for 60th anniversary


The David Granger led People’s National Congress (PNC) political party is being accused of dipping into the public purse to fund it’s recent activities.

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Jordan pushes for “plantain chips” enterprises, says Gov’t cannot create jobs


Finance Minister, Winston Jordan has joined his colleagues in ridding the Government of its responsibility to create jobs.

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Jagdeo ‘did not give me lands’, award was made under PNC – local businessman sets the record straight


Local business, Shiraz Ali, wasted no time in making a public statement to disabuse the Guyanese people of the notion that former president, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, had “given” him lands, which included a parcel belonging to a Parika, East Bank Essequibo, family.

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‘Ministry of Communities cannot become involved in the process of the appointment of the Regional Tender Boards’ – Edghill


The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament, Bishop Juan Edghill acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition wrote to the Chairperson of the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB), Mr. Berkley Wickham in relation to Regional Tender Boards establishment. 

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Nandlall raps Gaming Authority over release of personal info

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The Guyana Gaming Authority is under fire for releasing an applicant’s personal information to the media. Attorney, Mr. Mohabir Anil Nandlall has written the Authority, demanding an explanation regarding how his client, Clifton Bacchus’ personal financial and other information, which was submitted to the Authority, fell into the hands of ...

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Confusion erupts over casino machines at bars

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Mass confusion has erupted over the presence of casino machines in bars around Georgetown. The oversight body for such operations, the Gaming Authority have indicated that it has no agreement with the Guyana Lottery Company (GLC). The chairman of the Gaming Authority is quoted in the media as saying that a direct ...

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PPP/C MPs highlight late notification of meeting with the UN Working Group of Experts on Peoples of African Descent


Members of the Parliamentary Opposition, Dr. Mahadeo and Mr. Charlie in a joint statement have both complained about the late notices from Parliament in relation to the meetings of Parliamentary Sectoral Committee. 

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PPP calls on Government to withdraw oppressive Broadcasting Amendment Act


The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in a public statement condemned the Government for not heeding the calls of several local and international organisations as it relates to the passing of the Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill in the National Assembly and the assent by the President.

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APNU+AFC still silent on DDL settlement questions


Blasting government for the state of economy and the lack of investments, Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, noted that government officials have addressed the investment to be made by Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) over the next three years. And he charged that the questions on the multi-million dollar tax settlement ...

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