CapitolNews – TV News Videos – 06 August 2013

CapitolNews – TV News Videos – 06 August 2013

  • Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes tenders resignation as Chairman of the Alliance For Change Party
  • Amendments to Financial Crimes legislation before August 10 no longer possiblell amendments before August 10th no longert possible
  • Guyanese sailor found dead on board vessel near Curacao
  • Protest action for the removal of the Acting Town Clerk at City Hall continues
  • Closer collaboration within the teaching fraternity in President Ramotar calls for closer collaboration within the teaching fraternity in the Caribbean
  • 28th death anniversary of Guyana’s first Executive President Forbes Burnham observed
  • 1823 Slave Rebellion monument unveiled at the Kitty Sea-wall
  • Property owner files 60 million dollar lawsuit against the New Building Society

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Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes tenders resignation as Chairman of the Alliance For Change PartyPosted: 06 Aug 2013 04:55 PM PDT

In a statement released this Afternoon AFC Chairman Nigel Hughes said that he has handed in his resignation as Party Chairman. The decision was made because of what Hughes sees as a clear attempt to tarnish the name of the AFC. It all has to do with Hughes’ role as Secretary of Amaila Falls Inc; […]

Amendments to Financial Crimes legislation before August 10 no longer possiblell amendments before August 10th no longert possiblePosted: 06 Aug 2013 04:44 PM PDT

Such amendments would not be possible since the Bill, now before a Special Select Committee, has been adjourned to October after the Parliamentary recess. If the Bill is not passed it is more than likely that Guyana runs the risk of being blacklisted and excluded from important activities on financial crime. The amendment to the […]

Guyanese sailor found dead on board vessel near CuracaoPosted: 06 Aug 2013 04:35 PM PDT

When this Newscast visited  Orlando Allen’s family on Tuesday morning in Campbellville, his wife Debra Allen told us that the company he was working with is not forthcoming with any information and she is suspecting foul play. She said she has since made a report to the local Police who have since informed Interpol. The […]

Protest action for the removal of the Acting Town Clerk at City Hall continuesPosted: 06 Aug 2013 04:25 PM PDT

Vendors and other concerned citizens today descended on the Georgetown municipality calling for the removal of the Acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba. They believe that Sooba was imposed on the council, she is disrespectful, rude and unfit to carry out the instructions of the council. Councilors Ranwell Jordan and Gregory Fraser said the action is […]

Closer collaboration within the teaching fraternity in President Ramotar calls for closer collaboration within the teaching fraternity in the CaribbeanPosted: 06 Aug 2013 04:17 PM PDT

Calls for more functional cooperation in the training of teachers across the region came  from President Donald Ramotar when  he addressed the regional opening ceremony of the Caribbean Union of Teachers 36th Biennial Congress. The President speaking on Guyana’s experience said that the Government has given its commitment to seeing the development of a cadre […]

28th death anniversary of Guyana’s first Executive President Forbes Burnham observedPosted: 06 Aug 2013 04:08 PM PDT

It was at the wreath laying ceremony to observe the 28th death anniversary of Guyana’s first Executive President Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, that Chairman of the Burnham Foundation, Vincent Alexander spoke of attempts by some to demonize Burnham’s ideas and contributions to Guyana and the rest of the world. He made specific reference to the […]

1823 Slave Rebellion monument unveiled at the Kitty Sea-wallPosted: 06 Aug 2013 03:56 PM PDT

As the Government unveiled a monument to commemorate the 1823 Slave Rebellion at the Kitty Sea-wall on Monday, the exercise was overshadowed with controversy. The 1823 Coalition of the Parade Ground monument, continues to voice its opposition against the location. Culture Minster Dr. Frank Anthony said a site selection committee was established and advertisements were […]

Property owner files 60 million dollar lawsuit against the New Building SocietyPosted: 06 Aug 2013 03:51 PM PDT

A Charlestown property owner is this evening suing the New Building Society Limited for 60 million dollars following what he claims is the fraudulent sale of the Drysdale Street property belonging to his deceased mother. According to Mark Witter, his deceased mom took out a 2.2 million dollar loan on the property in 1993. He […]

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