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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 19 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 19 October 2015

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Latest News Headlines – Kaieteur News – 19 October 2015

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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House passes education, justice and agriculture allocations uncut

House passes education, justice and agriculture  allocations uncut

Parliament Building

Parliament Building

Demerara Waves – Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The National Assembly has unanimously passed the budget allocations for the education, justice and agriculture sectors without amendments.

Consideration of the estimates began on Tuesday following the ruling of Speaker of the House Raphael Trotman that the Assembly did have the power to reduce allocations as the opposition parties had signalled they would do.

Only one allocation, that of the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), had been proposed to be cut. The AFC had proposed to reduce the $1.4B allocation to $585M. The opposition parties noted the Auditor General’s recommendation that the agency should have its own accounting body instead of its funds being run through the central ministry yet the practice continued.           Continue reading

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