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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

GINA, NCN Budget could be slashed again – Opposition Leader

– Leader of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger is putting the National Communications Network (NCN) and the Government Information Agency (GINA)...

APNU wants national environmental strategy

The APNU is calling on the government to promulgate a comprehensive, national environment strategy. At the party's weekly press conference, it was noted that...

AFC to engage Suriname’s House Speaker on issues of Parliamentary Democracy

By Kurt Campbell    - The Alliance for Change (AFC) says it plans to raise issues relating to parliamentary democracy and cooperation between the legislator and...

‘I reject any attempt to be muzzled by the PSC’ – Harmon

By Kurt Campbell - The Private Sector Commission (PSC) in a letter to Opposition Leader David Granger expressed grave concern and profound dissatisfaction at...

Gov’t sends Anti – Money Laundering Amendment Bill for final reading; Opposition says Bill...

– Government members of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee (PSSC) met on Tuesday (October 22) and completed the work of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the...

Court to rule in Budget Cuts appeal case next month

By Kurt Campbell – The ruling in the Budget Cuts appeal case will be handed down by Justices James Bovell-Drakes and Rishi Persaud on...

Ramjattan disregards pressure on local banks from Int’l institutions

- Despite the fact that local banks in Guyana are starting the feel the pressure from overseas financial institutions, which is due to...

AG confident of win in Budget Cut Case

– Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall has placed on record his confidence in winning the appeal filed against Chief...

Opposition has scant interest in concluding Anti Money Laundering legislation – Teixeira

- The first meeting of the Special Select Committee considering the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AMLCFT)  Amendment Bill since...

Support for AFC’s Firearms Amendment Bill hangs in the air

- The ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic is uncertain if it will support the Firearms Amendment Bill, which the minority party - the Alliance...

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British envoy urges Chevening scholars to return and serve their country

Eleven Guyanese will soon be departing Guyana’s shores for studies in the United Kingdom (UK) after they were selected for the Chevening scholarship this...