Daily Archives: Thursday, 18 January 2018, 21:18

Whistle-blower legislation covers complaints over 10 years old; prohibits malicious reporting- Ramjattan

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 January 2018, 21:18 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan Thursday night assured that the whistle blower legislation, which was passed by the National Assembly, prohibits malicious reporting and will allow for reporting corruption and other wrongdoings in the private and public sector dating back to 12 years. “It is important that we ...

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PPP worried about “malicious reporting”, protection of party faithful in whistle blower law

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 January 2018, 16:32 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Thursday¬† urged government to deal with “malicious reporting” in the whistle blower legislation and called on government not to punish those who complain about malpractices by their party faithful. Contributing to the debate in the Protected Disclosures Bill, opposition lawmaker Joseph ...

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MAPM likely to resume protest against parking meters

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12:33 by Denis Chabrol The Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) has not ruled out reviving weekly picketing demonstrations following Georgetown’s Mayor and City Councillors voting to amend rather than scrap the contract with Smart City Solutions (SCS). “I am saying that at some point if this is forced upon us, yes, we will ...

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AFC’s position on Cummingsburg Accord hinges on decision on Local Govt elections; political future hangs in balance

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 January 2018, 11:49 by Denis Chabrol The Alliance For Change (AFC) will next month formally decide whether it will be contesting this year’s Local Government Elections (LGE) on its own and such a move will influence if it will engage A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) in a revised political agreement, a top AFC official ...

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