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NTC Annual Conference: COI into Amerindian Lands high on agenda

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The controversial issue of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into Amerindian Lands will be high on the agenda at the upcoming National Toshaos Council (NTC) Annual Conference this weekend.

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Cabinet reshuffle: Minister unaware of what Ministry of Public Affairs entails

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Even the Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Dawn Hastings Williams appears confused about what the newly created Ministry of Public Affairs will demand.

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Granger ignores concerns of broadcasters, int’l community

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President David Granger has disregarded the mounting concerns of local broadcasters, the parliamentary opposition, the private sector officials and prominent international organizations about the serious implications of the Broadcasting Bill 2017.

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Another Minister demoted, to take up Nagamootoo’s responsibilities

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Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Ms. Dawn Hastings was demoted to Minister of the Public Affairs. A Ministry under the Ministry of the Presidency, according to President David Granger.

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Jordan contradicts Trotman in relation to oil contract

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At a recent press conference held by Minister Winston Jordan, he argued, inter alia: “… when you put all together, it is not whether we got a good deal or bad deal or whatever… we got a deal”.

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Nandlall threatens legal action over Harmon’s instructional letter to PSC

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Former Attorney General and Attorney-at-Law, Mr. Mohabir Anil Nandlall today dispatched a letter to Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon threatening legal action in relation to a letter dispatched by Minister Harmon to the Police Service Commission.

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No Law Reform Commission after two years – Nandlall

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The Law Reform Commission (LRC) was expected to come on stream since 2016. This was a promise made by Attorney General, Basil Williams in the National Assembly. At the time, the AG was seeking appropriation from the National Assembly of $40M to establish this Commission. In fact, earlier the AG ...

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Teixeira lauds Diasporic contributions to nation and urges honouring Founder of UG, Dr. Cheddi Jagan during centenary celebrations

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Opposition Chief Whip and former Presidential Advisor, Ms. Gail Teixeira, in her address on July 25, 2017 at the University of Guyana Diaspora Engagement Conference, held at the Ramada Princess Hotel from July 23- 28, 2017, spoke eloquently on the PPP/C’s experiences and policies for national development and the contributions ...

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Rohee seeks clarifications on functions of NANA

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Former Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Clement Rohee is suspicious of the functions of the newly established National Anti Narcotic Agency (NANA).

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Fuel shortage reported in Region 9 due to deterioration of Linden-Lethem road

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PPP/C MP Mr. Alister Charlie has registered his concern with this news agency that there is a severe gasoline crisis in the municipality of Lethem. He attributes this gasoline shortage to the deplorable state of the Linden-Lethem road. According to Mr. Charlie, “… this vital road is almost impassable and ...

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