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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

The silent revolt of empty streets

By RALPH RAMKARRAN February 5, 2017 stabroek news No one doubts the dire need of the city council for resources. Its current income from rates and taxes is inadequate to maintain even the basic services it now provides. The city council has had to rely on the help of the central government…

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Too much talk

By MOSA TELFORD  stabroek news February 4, 2017 Paid parking is now a reality in Georgetown. While some seem to have no issue with the new system, many are objecting. Observations over the last week have revealed many uninhabited parking spaces. Some have also noted that the there is less vehicular congestion. …

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Former Go-Invest CEO Burrowes took over $3M in unapproved advances, audit finds -recovery of unauthorised expenditure urged

 By stabroek news STAFF WRITER February 4, 2017  A forensic audit of the operations of Go-Invest has discovered that the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Keith Burrowes, without the authorisation of the Board of Directors, received cash advances totalling more than $3.2M and also instructed that his personal driver who was not…

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Protest, counter-protest over parking meters

By stabroek news STAFF EDITOR February 3, 2017 What was intended to be a silent, apolitical protest by members of the Movement Against Parking Meters, turned into a politicized, verbal war on the side of those in support of the project, who initiated a counter-protest. “Peaceful protester” marked the tags of the…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

About the PPP

By HENRY JEFFREY stabroek news February 1, 2017 Nearly six and a half decades after the PPP first came to government in 1953, with other hopeful junctures in 1964, 1992, 2011 and 2015, Guyana stands at another political crossroads and the outcome will again depend largely upon how the political elite and our…

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The AFC election

Stabroek News Editorial January 30, 2017 Saturday’s election of Raphael Trotman as Leader of the AFC – one of the two main components of the governing coalition – will be seen as a major upset and a blow to the incumbent – Khemraj Ramjattan who had been going for a…

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