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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 23:03

$21 billion set aside for new Demerara Harbour Bridge matters

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 23:03 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has set aside GY$21 billion (estimated US$100.4 million) for matters related to the construction of the new Demerara Harbour Bridge including fair compensation to property owners in the  new path of the proposed thoroughfare and ensuring that the toll will not be expensive, Public Works  Minister ...

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Jagdeo to Norton: “My assets and income are matching”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 20:40 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday night dismissed calls by People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Leader, Aubrey Norton that he should disclose his assets and income to prove that he is not corrupt. “My assets and income are matching,” he told a media briefing to deal with the fallout ...

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Norton to Jagdeo: ‘Match your earnings with your assets’

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 February 2022, 16:47 by Writer Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Tuesday urged Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo to disclose his earnings and assets, including foreign bank accounts, to disprove corruption allegations, in the wake of his denials that he does not take bribes from Chinese investors. “If he wants to ...

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OPINION: The Vice President must be given the benefit of no bribe taking (credibility duly considered)

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 February 2022, 16:29 by Writer by GHK Lall Guyana’s Vice President must be given the benefit of the doubt with his spirited denials relative to probing questions about bribe taking on his part (“Jagdeo denies taking bribes from Chinese companies” ⁠— Demerara Waves, February 8, 2022). Since the Vice President struggles to come across as ...

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Jagdeo denies taking bribes from Chinese companies

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 February 2022, 16:19 by Writer Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has rejected claims of kickbacks to facilitate Chinese investors doing business in Guyana. In an interview with the United States-headquartered Vice News that was posted on his Facebook page, he admits that he helps people but he denies that he takes bribes. “I help people out ...

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