Politics

If AG was in contempt of Court, Judge knew what to do and didn’t do it -Pres. Granger

President David Granger on Wednesday laid to rest the controversy involving Attorney General, Senior Counsel Basil Williams and High Court Judge, Justice Franklyn Holder, saying that he sees no reason why the Attorney General should offer an apology to the Judge. “If the Judge felt that his [the Attorney General’s] behaviour was contemptuous he knew […]

President and Opposition Leader meet on appointment of new Ombudsman; Justice Winston Patterson to be appointed

Justice Winston Patterson, is to be appointed as the new Ombudsman. He replaces Justice Winston Moore, who passed away last year. This morning, President David Granger consulted with Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on the appointment and the Opposition Leader offered no objections. In a brief telephone interview with News Source after the meeting, Mr. Jagdeo […]

Coalition Government is “masterpiece of incompetence” -says Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bahrrat Jagdeo believes that Guyana’s economy and citizens are worse off under the APNU+AFC coalition government than under any People’s Progressive Party government. Jagdeo’s comments come as the governing APNU+AFC coalition is entering its third year in office. Reflecting on the government’s performance over the last two years, the Opposition Leader said Guyanese […]

GRA comes under fire for poor storage of tax exemption files

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is blaming poor storage for its inability to produce several tax exemption files which were specifically requested by Auditor General, Deodat Sharma, during a routine audit of the Authority back in 2016. However, the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee is not satisfied with the explanation provided by GRA’s Deputy Commissioner General, […]

Bishop Edghill declares “stench of corruption has reached high Heavens”

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is using the second anniversary of the APNU+AFC coalition coming to government to point out alleged acts of corruption. At a press conference on Thursday, several PPP Parliamentarians came together to blast the government, particularly over its management of the health sector and under procurement of medical drugs. During the […]