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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Opposition refuses to debate Hydro Electric Bill

The debate on the Hydro Electric Amendment Bill continues in the National Assembly, but without any contribution from the Opposition Parliamentarians – A Partnership...

Update: Local Government Bills struck off Order Paper, as Gov’t remains mum in Nat’l...

APNU Parliamentarian Basil Williams moved a motion to suspend the standing orders of the Order Paper, in terms of changing its sequence, so as...

Amaila Falls approval will be fatally threatened if Parliamentarians do not support it –...

Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon is calling on the 65 parliamentarians to “rise to the occasion” and to support the necessary...

Major blow to Amaila: Opposition votes down Hydro Bill, debt ceiling motion

The motion to allow the second reading of the Hydro-Electric Power (Amendment) Bill 2013 was not carried in the National Assembly, as the opposition...

Timehri airport ‘squatters’ says Gov’t is provoking a stand – off, civil disruption

Chairman of the Timehri North Development Council Daniel Fraser said that the PPP/C government is provoking a stand – off and a possible civil...

PSC urge politicians to move forward with Amaila Falls Project

The Private Sector Commission is urging politicians to work together regardless of time to ensure the smooth passage of the required legislation before...

APNU alarmed at armed robberies, reiterates call for Rohee to go

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Tuesday, expressed its "horror" at the high rate of armed robberies and "the state of insecurity and...

APNU unsure of support to amending Hyro Act, to meet with President Ramotar to...

A Partnership for National Unity is still unsure about its support to government’s motion to increase the debt ceiling and amendments to the...

Amaila Falls Project: Put your vote where your mouth is – Finance Minister to...

As the government continues to plead with the parliamentary opposition to support the controversial Amaila Falls Project, PPP Member, Dr. Ashni Singh said that...

Former Speaker accuses Gov’t of persistent interference in Parliament Business

Former Speaker of the National Assembly and one time PPP Member, Ralph Ramkarran in a strongly worded letter published in the Stabroek News revealed...

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Civil society groups join calls for President, Cabinet to resign

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