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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 September 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 29 September 2015 – Kaieteur News

Work permits missing for Chinese workers on CJIA Expansion – Broomes

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 | China Harbour Engineering Corporation (CHEC), the foreign contractor for the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Expansion Project, has been asked to submit a plethora of documentation to the Ministry of Social Protection. This follows the discovery that one of its employees recently killed in a work related accident was in fact working in Guyana without […]

Venezuela border controversy… Maduro stands by claims but welcomes UN’s intervention

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 | By Leonard Gildarie in New York –The Guyana administration has no immediate intention to spend monies to buy military weapons or increase its strength anytime soon, despite the aggression from neighbouring Venezuela. Rather, President David Granger insisted Sunday night, that Guyana will continue to seek solutions through the diplomatic route. Granger was speaking to reporters shortly […]

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 14 August 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 14 August 2015

  • Dynamic Airways has been forced into bankruptcy proceedings in NY
  • Marginal reduction in gun crimes
  • Bharrat Dindyal is off the job at GPL
  • Sugar industry is too big to fail
  • Female: PM’s bodyguard – Up close and professional
  • Union busting: 17 workers sacked
  • Sports

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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 13 August 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 13 August 2015

  • “Swami” school students top CSEC exams
  • Police hunt two prison escapees
  • Two more Guyanese busted in NY with cocaine
  • Granger meets UNASUR GS on border controversy with Venezuela
  • ‘Power’ clash between GPL head and his deputy
  • Jagdeo admits incompetence in failure of Skeldon plant
  • Sports

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 28 January 2015

Capitol TV News Videos – 28 January 2015

  • GPL considering reduced electricity charges
  • Robbery attempt at Survival Supermarket
  • Luncheon says “torture cops” service “superb
  • Judge rules in favour of public servant fired for refusing to submit to fingerprinting check in system
  • AFC holds Ramotar to elections date
  • Another look around the courts
  • Sports

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Capitol News – TV Video Reports – 30 September 2014

Capitol News – TV Video Reports – 30 September 2014

  • Trotman vows to stay in Speaker’s chair
  • Alesie Rice worries about licence after fallout with Ramsammy
  • Women’s right group frustrated by Minister Webster
  • Auditor General says public funds continues to be misused
  • APNU continues protest for Local Gov’t polls
  • Students scammed by bogus nursing school wants money back
  • GPL cuts power to University’s IT Lab
  • Sports
Trotman vows to stay in Speaker’s chair    Posted: 30 Sep 2014 02:09 PM PDT
Alesie Rice company worries about licence after fallout with Ramsammy    Posted: 30 Sep 2014 02:08 PM PDT   Continue reading

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 26 July 2013

Capitol News –  TV News Videos – 26 July 2013

  • U.S. Ambassador renews call on local authorities for Local Government elections
  • Opppsition will not be made to raise The Debt Ceiling from $1B to $150B – AFC Leader Khemraj Ramjattan
  • President Ramotar seeks to garner support on Amaila Falls Hydro Project
  • GPL prepares to reshuffle its Board Members next month
  • Natural Resources Ministry looks to enforce stricter enforcement of mining regulations

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U.S. Ambassador renews call on local authorities for Local Government electionsPosted: 26 Jul 2013 04:56 PM PDT

In another direct call on local authorities, US Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt, says his Government wants to see the Guyana Government and the opposition coming to a consensus in order to ensure that Local Government Elections are held this year. The US Ambassador was speaking at a reception to welcome the Head of its […] Continue reading

Budget 2013: National Assembly approves $177.4B budget

 National Assembly approves $177.4B budget

Written by Kwesi Isles – Demerara Waves
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 23:28

The National Assembly Wednesday night [April 24] approved a GUY$177.4B (US$877.2M) national budget, some 15 percent lighter than the estimates presented by the government a month ago.

The combined opposition used its majority to evince a $19B cut in a $20B allocation earmarked for the Low Carbon Development Strategy pushing the total cuts to $31.35B. Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh had presented a $208.8 budget proposal to the House on March 25.

The LCDS cut represented the largest in this year’s budget as it had in 2012. The money was to be used as Guyana’s stake in the Amaila Falls Hydropower Project and would have originated from the biodiversity agreement Guyana has with Norway.   Continue reading

Guyana News: Capitol News Updates – 20 videos – April 14, 2013


Capitol News Updates – 20 videos – April 14, 2013

Here is a list of twelve of the 20 items that are featured: [Click to view]

  1. Light aircraft crashes into house after takeoff from Ogle Airfield.
  2. No impediments against combined opposition reducing budgets.
  3. The 2013 Budget to come under scrutiny on Monday April 16, 2013.
  4. Trade Unionist believes that an Injection of Funds needed in GPL and GUYSUCO.
  5. Sonny Ramdeo slapped with another indictment.
  6. Caribbean Airlines plans to increase fares incrementally.
  7. President Ramotar says any attempt to cut Budget is an act of vindictiveness.
  8. Governance in football is one of the issues being looked at as GFF elections
  9. Guyana says farewell to Reepu Daman Persaud.
  10. On-line degree programs planned  for University of Guyana.
  11. The expansion of the CJIA should benefit the tourism sector in Guyana.
  12. PSU calls for comprehensive approach regarding Georgetown’s garbage situation.

Guyana opposition again votes down funds for government agencies

Guyana opposition again votes down funds for government agencies

Published on August 11, 2012    – Caribbean News Now

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) — Guyana’s National Assembly on Thursday considered two financial papers totalling more than $1.5 billion (US$7.5 million) and $12.1 billion (US$61 million) respectively, which presented the House with another opportunity to restore the funds that were cut from the 2012 national estimates.

However, the Alliance for Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) again voted against provisions for agencies that fall under the Office of the President such as the Government Information Agency (GINA) and the National Communications Network (NCN), both of which were allocated one dollar from the 2012 budget.

AFC MP, Khemraj Ramjattan questioned whether government was going to make available the Harry Parmessar report that came out of the inquiry into alleged financial irregularities at NCN. This report has been submitted to the Auditor General.   Continue reading

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