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GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 12 November 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 12 November 2015

  • GECOM –  PPP on an ethnic crusade
  • Vendor granted hefty bail in Demerara Bridge mishap death
  • Private sector reaffirmed as engine of growth
  • Former GPL CEO leaves government in limbo
  • PPP now says it is concerned about maternal deaths
  • Sports

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 15 May 2015

Capitol TV logoGuyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 15 May 2015

  • Private Sector, ABC countries maintain elections were free, fair and credible
  • EU commends Monday’s vote
  • Granger celebrates victory with supporters
  • GCCI praises elections process
  • PPP faces growing isolation over failure to concede defeat
  • PPP continues to charge elections were rigged
  • Many call on PPP to concede defeat
  • Sports

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Guyana Elections Reports and Analysis – 15 May 2015

FRONT PAGE COMMENT… Peace, Unity and Reconciliation

Gecom imageMay 15, 2015 | Filed Under News

Guyana deserves a peaceful, orderly and smooth transition to a new government. Such a transition is the balm that is needed after the bruising and fiercely contested elections campaigns of the past two months. As we now know, the elections have resulted in an extremely narrow victory for the APNU+AFC coalition which will now form […]

Former minister Robert Persaud concedes defeat, calls for inclusive governance

May 15, 2015 | Filed Under News

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Guyana Elections 2015: Businesses jittery; ABC diplomats and Joint Services urge normalcy

Business community jittery; ABC diplomats urge normalcy

Workers reinforcing the entrance to a Regent Street department store on Elections Day, May 11, 2015. The store opened its doors for business on Tuesday.Top Western diplomats in Guyana say let businesses continue as several owners in Georgetown opted to keep their doors closed Tuesday owing to the unrest in Sophia last night.  Last evening several…

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 Private sector calls on political parties, police to take anti-violence measures

Private sector calls on political parties, police to take anti-violence measuresIn the wake of the fiery violence that erupted Monday night in Sophia that left several vehicles burnt, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Tuesday called on political parties to rein in their…

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 09 May 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 09 May 2015

  • All systems in place for free and fair elections – GECOM
  • Ramotar meets with Carter, Private Sector ahead of polls
  • PPP/C faces tough crowd at Stabroek Market
  • Information Liaison McCoy in rowdy behaviour at coalition headquarters
  • Crum-Ewing’s mother reflects on son’s voting call

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All systems in place for free and fair elections – GECOM

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos: 22 April 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos: 22 April 2015

  • Ramotar makes re-election pitch to private sector
  • Activist Sherlina Nageer refuses apology from Health Minister
  • Army chief says ex-military men have a right to participate in elections
  • Police Force prepares for elections
  • Coalition details plans for women
  • Health Minister threatens to slap, strip woman activist
  • Elderly Guyanese man robbed after arriving home from airport
  • Sports

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Guyana: Capitol News Videos : 16 January 2015

Guyana: Capitol News Videos : 16 January 2015

  • APNU chides Private Sector for remaining silent on gov’t transgressions
  • Minister Benn says airport money “must” be spent, despite no approvals
  • AFC backs foreign pressure on government
  • Guyana supporting Chinese funding for bridge across Corentyne
  • Differently-abled man to be honoured
  • Sports

APNU chides Private Sector for remaining silent on gov’t transgressions

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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 14 January 2015

Capitol TV News Videos – 14 January 2015

  • Private sector says early elections bad for business
  • President’s office misrepresents Ramotar on Amaila Falls funds
  • Banks DIH sees drop in profits
  • GECOM says will meet PPP’s demands, once legally possible to do so
  • BK says East Bank road project could have been completed two years ago
  • Sooba voted out of office again, but remains at work
  • Sports

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Georgetown: Superficial city cleanups for appearances sake

Editorial in Stabroek News – May 1, 2012  – Comments

Superficial city cleanups for appearances sake

Shortly before the start of the recently concluded 13th Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference the Government Information Agency (GINA) issued a media release in which it announced that government was partnering with the private sector to ‘spruce up’ the city so that our visitors could experience a more wholesome capital than that which those of us who live here must live with, day in, day out.

A similar initiative had been announced prior to Cricket World Cup five years ago, the assumption being, it seems, that a selective, superficial tidying up of parts of the city is enough to alter the impression gleaned not only by foreigners who live and work here for extended periods, but people from the Caribbean who visit and travel around in our city and who certainly take with them a more realistic impression of the state of the city when they leave. It is, to say the least, an absurd notion.  [more]

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