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Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

Govt blocks PPP motion demanding answers on D’urban Park

Despite a parliamentary motion in the National Assembly Monday night demanding answers on the financial arrangements surrounding the D’urban Jubilee Park, government was not inclined to provide all the answers demanded by the political opposition. Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson did however provide some answers to questions asked within the motion, but these answers, according to Opposition MP Juan Edghill, were ...

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Public Health Minister goes before parliamentary disciplinary committee over drugs bond issue

Public Health Minister, Dr. George Norton has been sent to the Parliamentary Privileges Committee for allegedly misleading the House about the rental of pharmaceutical bond from a city businessman. Ruling on a motion tabled by Shadow Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony, House Speaker Dr. Barton Scotland ruled that there was sufficient evidence to take Norton to the disciplinary body. Attorney ...

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Pension controversy: Former PM Green shrugs off concerns about his political record

by Derwayne Wills Despite the positions of the Guyana Human Rights Association, and the Transparency Institute of Guyana, former Prime Minister and former Georgetown Mayor Hamilton Green believes these bodies are attempting to create confusion as it relates to his proposed over-one million dollar monthly former Prime Minister’s pension. Green accused the human rights body of “fomenting strife” and “distorting ...

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