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Power, Corruption and Murder Roil Little Guyana – New York Times

New York TimesPower, Corruption and Murder Roil Little GuyanaNew York TimesA man died in a village in eastern Guyana last year; that much is beyond dispute. Faiyaz Narinedatt, 26, a husband and father, was found dead by the side of a dusty road in the ...

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Until all Guyana wakes up to its historical reality it is destined to be the victim of its own folly – Stabroek News


Until all Guyana wakes up to its historical reality it is destined to be the victim of its own folly
Stabroek News
Past President and Past Prime Minister, Mr Samuel Hinds, who in his letter to the editor: 'We African-Guyanese must free and empower ourselves' (Sunday Stabroek, October 8, 2017) demonstrates why he could not have contributed to that process, even as ...

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Age not a stumbling block for new “apolitical” GECOM Chairman; Granger scoffs at Jagdeo’s non-cooperation vow

President David Granger Thursday night defended the swearing in of 84-year old Retired Justice James Patterson as the new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, and  both gentlemen dismissed suggestions that age could be a major humbug in dealing with the political rigours of the job. Granger explained why he thought Patterson was “fit and …

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PPP embarks on non-cooperation with govt after Granger’s unilateral appointment of GECOM Chairman

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo said President David Granger has informed him that he has decided to appoint Retired Justice James Patterson as the next Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), sparking off a decision by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to refuse to cooperate with the government. “Right now this government will not get …

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President Granger set to appoint a GECOM Chairman outside of Opposition Leader’s list

President David Granger is Thursday evening set to swear in a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, after rejecting Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s three lists containing a total of 18 names. Sources said the man tipped to be sworn in by the President is a retired judge, apparently in keeping with Granger’s long-held view …

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Former Rice Board General Manager, and Director face 32 fraud charges

Former Managing Director of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB), Jagnarine Singh and a former director of that agency, Madanlall Ramraj were Thursday charged with allegedly defrauding that entity of more than GYD$8 million. Attorney-at-Law, Glen Hanoman, who is representing Singh, said also facing the joint charge is former GRDB accountant, Peter Ramcharran who is facing …

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GBTI Directors face contempt charge for failing to hand over information to SOCU

The directors of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) are expected in court next Thursday to face alleged contempt for failing to comply with a production order by the High Court. However, one of the Attorneys-at-Law, Nigel Hughes told Demerara Waves Online News that his clients are innocent and the authorities would have …

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Internet Week Guyana advances Caribbean tech development agenda – Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)Internet Week Guyana advances Caribbean tech development agendaCaribbean News Now (press release) (blog)Organizers of Internet Week Guyana, representing the government of Guyana, regional and international Inter...

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Internet Week Guyana advances Caribbean tech development agenda – Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

Internet Week Guyana advances Caribbean tech development agendaCaribbean News Now (press release) (blog)Organizers of Internet Week Guyana, representing the government of Guyana, regional and international Internet development bodies, take a photo call...

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Public servants wage increases announced

The Guyana government on Thursday announced new wage increases for 2017. The range is eight percent for those earning between GYD$55,555  to GYD$99,999; six percent for those earning GYD$100,000 to GYD$299,999; five percent for those at the moment whose salaries are GYD$300,000 to GYD$499,999 ; four percent for those earning GYD$500,000 to GYD$699,999 ;  two percent if your salaries are now GYD$700,000 to GYD$799,000 …

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