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WFC (Women For Change) condemns attack on female reporters - AFC Press Release

Alliance for Change

Women For Change (WFC) the women's arm of the Alliance For Change is calling on the head of  the Guyana Forestry Commission to distance himself and the Commission from threatening statements made by Philip Bynoe at the GFC press conference on August 18th.

WFC finds the comments made by Mr. Bynoe and his aggressive manner sinister.

Complaint and Brief Re: Illegal spending by Ashni Singh and others - AFC Press Release

Alliance For Change

FORMAL COMPLAINT: The following complaint is made, that is, that:
Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, of the Ministry of Finance at Main Street, Georgetown together with other officials at the said Ministry of Finance and elsewhere in other Ministries and Government Agencies, namely the Office of the President, Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Ministry of Public Works, and Ministry of Health have misused, misapplied, and improperly disposed of public monies to the extent of $4.533B during the period ending June 16th, 2014 for financial year 2014, by knowingly permitting contraventions of the Fiscal Management and Accountability Act 2003 contrary to Sections 48 and 85 thereof.

Citizens urged to reject National newspaper’s divisive editorial; Guya-nese must unite and work together to make Guyana a better place for all - APNU Press Release

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The Guyana Chronicle editorial dated July 16, 2014 reflects the PPPC’s rapid, dangerous and de-structive descent into irrelevancy and desperate race baiting. The offensive editorial makes several claims which appear to serve no purpose but to engage in the politics of fear by stirring up racial divisions and panic among the citizens of Guyana.

Guyana Trades Union Congress Press Statement

July 06, 2014 - Georgetown, Guyana: The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) having followed the differences between the Government of Guyana through acting Foreign Affairs Minister, Ms. Pryia Manickchand and the USA through Ambassador Brent Hardt sees this as another mark in the degenerating quality of governance the society has been witnessing from the PPP.

GTUC encourages President Ramotar to deliver required leadership to secure passage of AML/CFT Bill - Guyana Trades Union Congress Press Statement

May 31, 2014 - The GTUC views with concern and understanding the position taken by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF).

Guyana Trades Union Congress Press Statement

GuySuCo

The GTUC in taking note of GuySuCo’s announcement it has surpassed production target advises the nation there is nothing to celebrate. The target set by GuySuCo is way below capacity and investment of billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money in the form of loans and grants. Surpassing a five-figure target when the industry has historically produced at six-figure levels is the waving of a white flag that the industry is in distress and requires salvaging. The nation ought not be fooled by the publicly stunt aimed at hoodwinking the citizens/workers that the industry is turning around. When taking into consideration that the market availability allows GuySuCo to sell all the sugar it has the capacity to produce, yet at the same time targets are set far below its capacity, is a reflection of management deficiencies. It exemplifies the failure to pull all the factors of production together which will cause the company to deliver at its optimum based on the existing market conditions.

World Press Freedom Day Reception hosted by United States Ambassador D. Brent Hardt

Some of the guests at the reception for the Media in recognition of World Press Freedom Day

On Friday, May 2, 2014, United States Ambassador to Guyana D. Brent Hardt hosted a Reception for the Media in recognition of World Press Freedom Day. This year’s theme for World Press Freedom Day is “Media Freedom for a Better Future: Shaping the post-2015 Development Agenda.”

AFC Labour Day Message 2014

Alliance for Change

The Alliance For Change salutes all the workers in Guyana both in the private and public sector with special regards to the thousands who eke out a daily living in the informal private sector; the thousands of vendors, unskilled labourers, push-cart operators, mini-bus drivers, sanitation workers, the ordinary grass-roots citizens who continuously struggle to provide a livelihood for their fami

Gov’t revokes work permit of LEAD project head

Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon

THE work permit and extension of stay of International Republican Institute resident Country Director, Glenn Bradbury, were revoked by Government, according to Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon.

U.S. Embassy Guyana welcomes new batch of Peace Corps trainees

New batch of thirty-four Peace Corps trainees arrive in Georgetown

Thirty-four Peace Corps trainees arrived in Georgetown on the evening of April 29 to complement their 39 colleagues already in service.

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