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Attorney General wants ‘politically biased’ Deputy Solicitor General disciplined

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams Sunday night admitted that he wants to Deputy Solicitor General, Prithima Kissoon removed from office on grounds of alleged political bias. He hopes the Public Service Commission (PSC)  would discipline her based on a stack of evidence to support his claim of insubordination. “Last week, prior to my departure from Guyana ...

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Deputy Solicitor General complains to Public Service Commission about Attorney General

Guyana’s Deputy Solicitor General, Prithima Kissoon has accused Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams of frustrating her out office  by refusing to cooperate with her on several cases while at the same time publicly questioning her performance. Repeated efforts to contact the Attorney General on his mobile phone proved futile. Kissoon, who has worked with three Attorneys ...

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Granger recommits APNU to political agreement with AFC

Hours after the Alliance For Change (AFC) publicly expressed concern about the way an almost two year old political agreement with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is working , President David Granger said he is committed to the pact. “His Excellency, President David Granger takes this opportunity to recommit the APNU to the Cummingsburg Accord,” the Ministry of the ...

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Updated: Trotman elected AFC leader; party gets new General Secretary,Vice Chairman

In a keenly contested election for the leadership of the Alliance For Change (AFC), party co-founder clinched victory from incumbent Khemraj Ramjattan. Former Vice Chairman, Moses Nagamootoo said in a Facebook post the vote was 127:125 in favour of Trotman. After Cathy Hughes declined, Ramjattan was declared party Chairman, unopposed, Nagamootoo said. Hughes is Vice Chairman and Marlon Williams replaces ...

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AFC-APNU pre-election agreement malfunctioning in some areas

The Alliance For Change (AFC) believes it is “outstanding” than the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) in governing Guyana,  and lamented that the political pact between the two political organisations is not functioning effectively. “It is fair to say that our ministers have to do date performed well above-average in their respective portfolios and with ...

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AFC must not be antagonistic to APNU -Ramjattan

​Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Saturday said his party is banking on its performance to preserve its identity, while at the same time warning against open dissent with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU). “On this score, the AFC does not have to be seen as antagonist to its other partner the APNU to win ...

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Forensic audits for Rice Board reveal strange financial practises, Police notified

More forensic audit reports have been brought before cabinet, according to Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman during a mid-afternoon post-cabinet press briefing. Trotman said forensic audits for the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL), Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), and Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) we’re submitted. The minister continued saying Minister within the Finance Ministry, Jaipaul Sharma has already raised ...

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Granger’s British Security Adviser arrives to craft five-year plan; Ramjattan doesn’t feel sidelined

Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan on Thursday said he does not believe that he has been sidelined with the hiring of a British Security Adviser to President David Granger. “No, absolutely not! I don’t feel so at all. We work very unitedly. The head of the security is also the President, Chief Executive Officer of the country and so I ...

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