PPP moves ahead with Elections Petition; cites several reasons why it believes polls were “rigged”

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party is expected to file its elections petition in the High Court as early as tomorrow as it moves to demonstrate its seriousness in challenging the results of the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections. The PPP on Monday filed an affidavit seeking the Court’s permission to file the petition, […]

Public Service Ministry driver denies ever purchasing vehicle. Transfer attempt was made while he was on leave

A man who has been named in the vehicle transfer scandal, involving former Government Minister Jennifer Westford has come forward to clear his name. The driver, Delroy Lewis made it clear that he has no knowledge about the transactions to fraudulently transfer several government vehicles at the Public Service Minister to himself, Westford or her […]

“Back pain” forces Jagdeo to miss court hearing

The racial incitement case against former President Bharrat Jagdeo was adjourned this morning after the court was presented with medical records indicating that the President was unwell and was suffering from back pain and other flu like symptoms and therefore could not attend the hearing. The presiding Magistrate accepted the medical records presented to the […]

Prime Minister blasts GRA Commissioner General for lack of professionalism

Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Khurshid Sattaur has been sternly criticized for his “lack of professionalism” in handling the country’s tax affairs by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo. During a Sunday morning interview on the local radio programme “Hard Talk”, The Prime Minister stayed clear of recommending Sattaur’s dismissal but reasoned that the […]

Kwayana concerned about wrapping up of Walter Rodney CoI

Former Guyanese politician and historian Eusi Kwayana has raised concern about the move by the new APNU+AFC government to have the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry complete its work in one more sitting. He had described the decision as “disquieting”. In a letter which was carried in Saturday’s Stabroek News, Mr. Kwayana who appeared before […]

Anti Money Laundering Bill for next Parliamentary Sitting

The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AMLCFT) (Amendment) Bill, and issues surrounding this critical legislation featured during a discussion between Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney General Basil Williams and United States Charge´ d´Affaires Bryan Hunt. The Attorney General said that the government is working towards laying the bill in the National Assembly […]