Transparency Institute Guyana Inc (TIGI) says proposed ministerial powers to make regulations for the Integrity Commission should be expunged along with what it called a `terror’ clause and it has also criticised the proposed Code of Conduct for top officials as weak and low on specificity.
While the Alliance for Change (AFC), a major party in the ruling coalition, APNU+AFC, supports a bill that would see the legalisation of marijuana in small portions, government yesterday said the Bill was not on its priority list.
Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited is reporting an after-tax profit for the first half of fiscal 2017 of $1.36b.
According to its financial statements published in yesterday’s Sunday Stabroek this represents a decline of $64m or 4.5% when compared with the corresponding period last year.
A chef employed by an established fast food outlet was about 4.30 this morning arrested for trafficking in narcotics at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri just as he was about to board a flight destined for The Bahamas.
More than a month after the disclosure of the `fast-tracking’ of a $605m emergency drug purchase for the GPHC which did not comply with the procurement law, two separate investigations are still to issue findings.
With the ten-day ultimatum for the return of 15 seized computers from the Enmore/Hope Neighbourhood Democra-tic Council (NDC) having expired without them being returned, attorney Anil Nandlall has said that he will file court action against the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) today.
As part of improving access to the intermediate savannahs, government will commence construction of an access road from Wire Bridge to Tacama, Berbice a press release from the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday.
PARIS/HENIN-BEAUMONT, France, (Reuters) – Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency yesterday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen.