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Daily Archives: September 30, 2014

Parliament needs special section to teach MPs about querying Public Accounts – Trotman

House Speaker, Raphael Trotman on Tuesday recommended that Parliament Office set up a separate section to teach and brief members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) what to look for in the Auditor General’s Report so that they can ask the right questions at hearings. Trotman floated the idea of a Budget Control Office in remarks just before receiving the ...

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Guyanese MPs refuse to attend parliamentary conference in Africa over Ebola fears

Guyanese parliamentarians are among several from across the Caribbean who have refused to travel to Cameroon for fear of the deadly Ebola virus, House Speaker Raphael Trotman said Tuesday. He told a news conference that while Cameroon was not directly affected by Ebola, a number of Caribbean countries have decided taken a precautionary decision not to attend the 60th Commonwealth ...

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UG’s Centre for Info Technology’s electricity disconnected

Eleven days after the University of Guyana’s (UG) Centre for Information Technology (CIT) was commissioned, the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) disconnected electricity supply there. Several sources confirmed that the wires were clipped Tuesday afternoon, but the Public Relations Department appeared mum on the issue when contacted. Calls to the CIT went unanswered. However, a senior administrative official in the ...

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