Politics

Trotman reminds PPP that consideration of budget estimates was done in three days for 20 years

Minister of Governance and former House Speaker Raphael Trotman has shot down the opposition’s claims of being muzzled in the National Assembly and accused the People’s Progressive Party of being dishonest with history as it relates to the consideration of the estimates of expenditure. The government passed a motion in the House on Thursday limiting […]

Fired GPL CEO’s salary and benefits amounted to $6.1M per month and he wanted $300,000 raise

While the Opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic administration has been outspoken on increases for public servants and a possible move to increase the salaries of government ministers and all Members of Parliament, the party has been silent on the hefty salary it rolled out to the recently fired Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Power […]

Harmon gives government a Grade A for work done in office so far

State Minister Joseph Harmon believes the APNU+AFC government is deserving of an ‘A’ Grade with regards to the implementation of its 21-point 100 day plan as laid out in its 2015 elections manifesto. The government’s Chief spokesman told members of the media on Friday that based on the government’s own checklist, it is extremely comfortable […]

Jagdeo wants more than 45 minutes to speak during budget debates

Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo believes the government’s move to have his presentation in the National Assembly be limited to 45 minutes, and further the consideration of the estimates of expenditure to three days, clearly demonstrates that it is afraid of scrutiny. Mr. Jagdeo told members of the media at Parliament on Thursday that the […]