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Friday, June 23, 2017

Govt delaying LGC a deliberate attempt to trample democracy- Persaud

Government’s reluctance to establish the Local Government Commission (LGC) is seen as a deliberate attempt to trample on local democracy; and it exposes the...

Broomes “heretic” behaviour in Parliament criticised

-Nation awaits to see how the Speaker will treat with this matter- Nandlall In civilised democratic nations, a Parliament is always a very high deliberative...

Ministers Ireland medical trips: They are paying for it- Harmon

...medical insurance policies being set up for the future Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday, during a post-cabinet media briefing, said that all...

6 months into 2nd financial year: Govt taps $6.4B from Treasury

The coalition A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC), six months into its second financial year, has already tapped the treasury another $6.3...

CANU head confirms Govt dismissal

..Ramjattan hopes 'to engage him on alternative placement options' Longstanding head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), James Singh, has been fired by Government. The...

Dr Roopnaraine’s ‘reshuffle’: President to hold high level meeting with WPA – Harmon

...says in light of the concerns and calls raised by WPA  The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) concerns over the shifting of Dr Rupert Roopnarine’s, Ministerial...

Petroleum Commission Bill vests too much power on the Minister- Opposition

The Parliamentary Opposition has made known its general disapproval of the Petroleum Commission Bill which was laid in the National Assembly by Natural Resources...

Tobacco Control Bill laid in the National Assembly

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence today presented the first reading of the Tobacco Control Bill 2017-Bill No.5/2017 to the National Assembly. The Bill entitled will...

‘I didn’t request it’ says Dr Roopnaraine on removal from Education Ministry

-WPA was not consulted  The Working Peoples’ Alliance (WPA) the political party that Dr Rupert Roopnaraine represents in the coalition A Partnership for National...

Land COI debacle: Inquiry paused as President intervenes

...special body established to implement five-point policy President David Granger has proposed a five-point intervention to ensure that the work of the Lands Commission of...

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Traffic Chief warns operators against using private cars as taxis

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Adult & child friendly introduction to Parliament booklets launched

...handed over to Parliament's library for public viewing Two booklets -one for adults and an illustrated version for school aged students- along with their...

Social Cohesion Ministry working to strengthen capacity at community level – Dr Norton

Over the next six months the Ministry of Social Cohesion will be working to develop and strengthen the capacities of community leaders and other...

Lawrence announces new drug procurement process to take effect from Monday

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