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Guyana, China to sign loan, cooperation agreements – Stabroek News

Stabroek NewsGuyana, China to sign loan, cooperation agreementsStabroek NewsGuyana and China are to sign a concessional loan agreement today, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The announcement, which was made by the Ministry of Foreign Affa...

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Children’s Court to be launched next month; GY$600 million needed for full child-friendly criminal justice system

Guyana will late next month activate the Children’s Court system in keeping with the recently passed Juvenile Justice Act, officials announced Friday night. Chancellor of the Judiciary, Yonette Cummings-Edwards said two magistrates have been already trained in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and United States (US) to preside over the daily court sessions in Georgetown.  Other …

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PPP promises no new taxes to Georgetown; govt yet to decide on paid parking, but increased property rates likely

As the Guyana government prepares to lay the groundwork for increasing property rates and taxes in towns and villages, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is opposed to additional taxes on the citizens of Georgetown. “We know more revenues can come in there other than putting additional burdens. Don’t forget when this government came in has …

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AFC downplays small showing on nomination day… “We don’t believe in theatrics”

The Alliance For Change (AFC), which broke away from A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) to contest the Local Government Elections on its own, on Friday turned up turned up with eight persons to submit nominations to contest for the Georgetown City Council. However, AFC Executive member Michael Leonard downplayed the few persons who rallied …

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APNU apologises for failing Georgetown citizenry but promises better management

A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) Akeem Peter on Friday apologised for the failure of the outgoing Georgetown City Council’s to satisfy many demands by citizenry. “We must apologise for not reaching the expectations of people but what we must say also – we reached something that was there for decades and it’s quite unfair …

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