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Daily Archives: August 9, 2013

Granger, Ramkarran react to PPP’s fears about ex-military in APNU

Chairman of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Retired Brigadier David Granger has shrugged off concerns by the governing Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) about military links with the opposition coalition. Former long-serving PPP Executive Member, Ralph Ramkarran, however, believes that the remarks made at the just concluded 30th Congress of the ruling party were aimed at capitalizing on historical fears. ...

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US company pulls out of Amaila Falls hydro project- Brassington

Two days after Guyana’s National Assembly failed to reach consensus on key-related legislative arrangements to support the more than US$800 million Amaila Falls Hydropower Project, a key American investor has pulled out. Head of the National Industrial Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Winston Brassington said the New York-based Sithe Global has formally advised the government of its decision. “I feel a ...

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AFC support was “lifeline” for Amaila Project – Ramjattan

The AFC says it voted for the Amaila Hydropower legislation in the National Assembly to ensure the project was not killed since the party supported Guyana’s hydropower ambitions. During Wednesday’s 12 hour sitting which ran into Thursday the AFC voted along with the government to pass the Hydro-Electric Power (Amendment) Bill and a motion to up the debt ceiling from ...

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