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Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

Ramotar spends more than GUY$80 million on overseas trips

President Donald Ramotar and his delegations have spent at least US$84.1 million (US$1.00 = GUY$210.00) on 26 overseas trips since taking office in 2011. Calculations show that US$123,426 (GUY$25,919,460) were spent on accommodation;  GUY$49,532,326, US$41,460 and £898.15. Government has, however, so far not provided any answers to the House about expenses that have been racked up by former President Bharrat ...

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Govt spends GUY$4.5 billion not approved by House

Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh on Thursday tabled a financial paper for GUY$4.5 billion that have been spent although those funds were not approved by the opposition-controlled National Assembly for this year’s budget.  Government has already said that the Finance Minister has relied on rulings by the High Court and provisions of Guyana’s constitution to spend monies from the Contingency ...

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Chinese find new route to Guyana

Chinese nationals have found a new route to Guyana, using the Curacao-headquartered Insel Air airline whose inaugural flight arrived late Wednesday night. Shortly after the MD-80 jet touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) at 11:54 PM, the overwhelming majority of passengers who disembarked were Chinese. On exiting the arrivals area, they were escorted to buses that were ...

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