Politics

PPP MPs file private charges against two Government Ministers over drug bond rental and emergency purchase of drugs for GPHC

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, PPP Member of Parliament and former Attorney General Anil Nandlall filed charges of misconduct in public office against Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence and Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton, who is also the former Minister of Public Health. The private charges are related to the […]

Jagdeo turns down invite to participate in Anti-Corruption walk

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has turned down an invitation from the State Asset Recovery Agency to participate in an Anti-Corruption Awareness Campaign and walk. In response to the invitation, the Opposition Leader called on the Agency to take action against serving members of the current government. Jagdeo and the opposition People’s Progressive Party were written […]

Nandlall wants DPP to drop charges against Ashni Singh and Winston Brassington or face High Court action

The Attorney representing former Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh and former Head of NICIL Winston Brassington, has written to the Director of Public Prosecutions, requesting that she reviews and discontinues the charges that were recently filed against the two former government officials. Attorney Anil Nandlall, who is also the former Attorney General, has given the […]

Expired drugs being destroyed and not distributed in Region Seven – assures RHO

Concerns over the distribution of expired drugs to Hinterland residents were raised on Monday by Opposition Parliamentarian, Juan Edghill when officials of Region #7 appeared before the Public Accounts Committee. Regional Health Officer (RHO) for Region Seven, Dr. Edward Segala was fast to reassure the concerned MP and citizens that expired drugs are not dispersed to residents […]

Guyana moves to advance use of electronic payments

The government has finalized its vision and implementation plan for advancing the use of electronic payments and reducing instances for cash payments and burdensome paperwork in financial transactions. Finance Minister Winston Jordan will take the National Payment System Strategy (NPS) to the National Assembly at its next sitting, paving the way for its implementation. The […]

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