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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 22:59

Opposition parliamentarians remove House Speaker’s mace; claim new ‘oil money’ law not passed but Teixeira says that’s “utter nonsense”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 23:10 by Denis Chabrol The House Speaker’s mace was grabbed and taken away from the Chamber by a number of opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarians, in an effort to thwart parliamentary debate on the controversial Natural Resource Fund legislation. Recordings show that the Sergeant-at-Arms and a  number of ...

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Amid opposition disruption, defiant House Speaker proceeds with debate on ‘oil money’ legislation; Bill passed after Finance Minister’s presentation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 20:31 by Denis Chabrol Under the constant din of whistling and chanting oppo0sition parliamentarians directly in front of his face, Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh piloted debate on the Natural Resource Fund Bill. Dr Singh was flanked by government ministers at the lectern while the opposition lawmakers remain a mere few inches from ...

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Opposition parliamentarians force suspension of debate on ‘oil money’ law

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 19:22 by Denis Chabrol Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) supporters on Wednesday evening forced House Speaker Manzoor Nadir to suspend debate on the controversial Natural Resource Fund Bill. After opposition Chief Whip Christopher Jones failed to convince Mr. Manzoor Nadir to push back debate on the legislation due to ...

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Private sector organisation calls for more time for public input in new ‘oil money’ law

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 12:40 by Denis Chabrol Pressure early Wednesday after continued to intensify on government to put a brake on debate and passage of the controversial Natural Resource Fund Bill so that the public can be involved in crafting the new law, less than two hours before it is due to be considered by the ...

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Civil Society groups, PNCR, ANUG worried about planned withdrawal of oil revenues

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 8:34 by Denis Chabrol Four civil society organisations, People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) and A New and United Guyana (ANUG) are worried that the Irfaan Ali-led administration is setting the stage to waste Guyana’s oil revenues under the guise of emergency use. The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), the pro-inclusionary democracy non-government organisation ...

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