Politics

Nagamootoo upset with headlines of his “paragon of good journalism”, the Guyana Chronicle

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo is upset with the front page of today’s edition of the Guyana Chronicle and believes the state-owned newspaper was not objective in its reporting of yesterday’s consideration of the budget estimates. The front page of the Tuesday August 25th edition of the Chronicle screamed “Govt. blunders on budget estimates…violates laws assented […]

Government and Opposition face off over appointment of party candidates as REOs

A quarrel ensued between the Government and the Opposition on Tuesday over the appointment of two persons from the APNU+AFC’s list of candidates for the 2015 elections as Regional Executive Officers (REOs). The issue came up during the consideration of the 2015 estimates of expenditure in the National Assembly where several opposition Members of Parliament pressed […]

GRA reminds staffers of need for confidentiality of information

The Guyana Revenue Authority has issued a directive to staff members reminding them of the need to ensure the confidentiality remains at the top of their list when dealing with clients and their affairs. In a statement last evening, the GRA said the Authority maintains “a strong policy regarding respect for the confidentiality of information […]

PPP questions Government about giving subventions to NCN and GINA

The current and capital expenditure for the Ministry of the Presidency was on Monday approved in the National Assembly but it was not without the scrutiny of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP). The current expenditure amounts to some $6 billion and will be used for administrative services, including the payment of salaries to Presidential […]