Guyana News: Capitol News videos – April 19, 2013

Capitol News Videos  – April 19, 2013

  • Ministry of Local Government comes under the microscope in the National Assembly – 19th Apr 2013
  • Two Constitutional challenges filed in the High Court against the granting of radio frequencies by Former President Bharrat Jagdeo – 19th Apr 2013
  • Ruling PPP/C expresses frustration over Budget Cuts – 19th Apr 2013
  • Prime Minister Samuel Hinds speaks out against opposition voting against GPL subsidies – 19th Apr 2013
  • New fashion magazine hits news stands – 19th Apr 2013
  • ‘Firestorm’ promises to be fireworks tomorrow night at the Princess Hotel – 19th Apr 2013
  • ACM, IPI and GPA statement on settlement of Broadcast Licensing dispute in Guyana – 19th Apr 2013
Ministry of Local Government comes under the microscope in the National Assembly – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 04:46 PM PDT

It was revealed in the National Assembly that former Minister of Local Government Harripersaud Nokta earns $380, 000 as Hinterland Coordinator, while Mr. Clinton Collymore earns $317, 000 as an advisor. Both Nokta and Collymore were former Ministers of Local Government. Apart from their salary, they are provided with a maid and a gardener, who are both paid $25, 000, and […]

Two Constitutional challenges filed in the High Court against the granting of radio frequencies by Former President Bharrat Jagdeo – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 04:46 PM PDT

In the first challenge, broadcaster Enrico Woolford is asking the High Court to declare that President Bharrat Jagdeo’s granting of radio licences were unconstitutional, unlawful and of no legal effect. The Attorney General is named as a respondent in the case to show why the court should not quash the decision made by Jagdeo. The […]

Ruling PPP/C expresses frustration over Budget Cuts – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 04:45 PM PDT

The Government is crying foul over cuts to the allocations for the utility company, GPL, and state owned NCN and GINA. Already, the Government is saying that the just over 5 billion dollar cut from GPL could result in increases in electricity tariffs. What the Government is not saying, is that taxpayers are already paying […]

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds speaks out against opposition voting against GPL subsidies – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 04:45 PM PDT

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds is strongly defending the management of the Guyana Power and Light Company, saying that the problems the power company face are not in its management, but that the real cost of electricity is not being paid by the consumers. But despite the PM’s defence, last year GPL registered losses of 5 […]

New fashion magazine hits news stands – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 04:44 PM PDT

A new fashion magazine that promises to promote Guyana’s fashion and beauty throughout the Caribbean and the world is now available on newsstands locally. The “makin’ style” Magazine is the newest addition to fashion designer Sonia Noel’s efforts to position Guyana as a major player in beauty and the arts. The “makin’ style” Magazine in […]

‘Firestorm’ promises to be fireworks tomorrow night at the Princess Hotel – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 04:44 PM PDT

The supporting bouts of the card at the Princess Hotel Tomorrow night promises to be fireworks. The bantamweight division will see Elton ‘The Bully’ Dharry taking on Orlan ‘Pocket Rocket’ Rogers and in the junior middleweight bout will see Gladwin Dorway, who is a knockout specialist, take on Mark Austin for the vacant title. In […]

ACM, IPI and GPA statement on settlement of Broadcast Licensing dispute in Guyana – 19th Apr 2013Posted: 19 Apr 2013 12:36 PM PDT

April 19, 2013 “The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) joins with the Guyana Press Association (GPA) in expressing grave concern that the assigning of radio and television broadcasting frequencies in Guyana has not been in keeping with best regulatory practice for the sector and poses a real and present danger to freedom of expression in […]

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