Capitol News – TV News videos – 07 August 2013

Capitol News – TV News videos – 07 August 2013

  • Confusion outside Parliament as groups of citizens took their issues to the picket line.
  • Police called in to protect not so favoured Town Clerk after stand off with vendors
  • Government and the Opposition parties again at odds over the order of Parliament proceedings
  • Disgraced University of Guyana Student Society President to publicly challenge Audit report
  • Opposition APNU restates its position on supporting the Amalia Falls Hydro project
  • Canadians to restart processing visa applications through Georgetown.
  • Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile President to visit Guyana
  • Police and protesters clash outside Parliament buildings

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Confusion outside Parliament as groups of citizens took their issues to the picket line.Posted: 07 Aug 2013 05:05 PM PDT

While Parliamentarians were meeting inside, outside of the National Assembly citizens were protesting a number of issues, ranging from Local Government Elections, removal of the acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba, the 18 months jail sentence handed down to four young Policemen following the assault of a businessman, Amerindians land titles and the Government supporters were […]
Police called in to protect not so favoured Town Clerk after stand off with vendorsPosted: 07 Aug 2013 05:03 PM PDT

City Mayor Hamilton Green was rendered powerless after he attempted to meet with protesting vendors in the Council’s chamber. Members of the City Constabulary were, however, having none of it and told the Mayor that they were given instructions not to allow any of the vendors in the compound. The Mayor then made several attempts to […]
Government and the Opposition parties again at odds over the order of Parliament proceedingsPosted: 07 Aug 2013 05:01 PM PDT

The two bills, which were brought back on the Parliamentary Order Paper, were the Hydro Electric Power Bill and the extension of the Debt Ceiling Bill. In giving his guidance to the proceedings, Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman said that this was the fist time in Guyana’s history that two Bills, which were […]
Disgraced University of Guyana Student Society President to publicly challenge Audit reportPosted: 07 Aug 2013 05:00 PM PDT

The report, conducted by the Audit Department of the University of Guyana, found that of the monies spent by the Student Society from last October to April of this year, less than half of the total amount could be considered bona fide expenses. The Student body would have received over four million dollars during the […]
Opposition APNU restates its position on supporting the Amalia Falls Hydro projectPosted: 07 Aug 2013 04:58 PM PDT

If the Government wants to have the support of the main opposition parliamentary bloc, A Partnership For National Unity (APNU), then they have a heavy burden to discharge in getting its support as it relates to the Amaila Falls Hydropower Plant Project. This is according to APNU’s Executive member Basil Williams, as he restated the […]
Canadians to restart processing visa applications through Georgetown.Posted: 07 Aug 2013 04:57 PM PDT

Capitol News understands that the infrastructure is in place for what is being called “The Visa Application Centre is Georgetown, Guyana,” to be opened soon.  The Canadian Embassy has been indicating on its immigration and visa website that updates will be provided when available. The Canadians have contracted another firm to handle the number of […]
Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile President to visit GuyanaPosted: 07 Aug 2013 04:54 PM PDT

Police and protestors clash outside Parliament buildingsPosted: 07 Aug 2013 12:51 PM PDT

Police and protestors outside Parliament buildings clash, as protesters try to go beyond the barriers placed to restrict traffic around the Parliament buildings. Some persons are protesting the appointment of Carol Sooba as Town Clerk, while others are protesting the Amaila Falls Hydropower proposal. Villagers from Isseneru were also on the picket line as well […]
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