Tag Archives: alleged corruption

U.S. Ambassador defends no information sharing on Mohameds, PS Thomas with Guyana before sanctions

United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana, Nicole Theriot on Friday said there was a “preponderance of evidence” against the Mohameds and Permanent Secretary Mae Thomas on whom sanctions have been imposed for alleged corruption and defended the decision not to have involved the Guyana government in the more than two and half years of investigations. “They have to keep these ...

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JAGDEO: U.S. agents asked PS Mae Thomas about Mohameds; dismisses questions about U.S. mistrust of Guyana gov’t

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said that then Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Mae Thomas was last year asked by United States law enforcers about wealthy Guyanese businessmen Nazar Mohammed and his son, Azruddin, who were slapped with sanctions for alleged corruption in Guyana. Ms Thomas’ mobile phone was seized and her United States visa revoked ...

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Mohamed’s cambio licence to be cancelled following U.S. sanctions; Mae Thomas resigns from PPP executive

In the wake of the United States (US) sanctions on wealthy Guyanese Nazar Mohamed and his son, Azruddin, as well as their businesses for alleged corruption, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo said Mohamed’s foreign exchange dealer’s (cambio) licence would be cancelled. Mr Jagdeo said the Bank of Guyana has already informed the Mohameds that their cambio licence would be struck off. ...

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Organisation for the Victory of the People says insufficient evidence to support sale of Guyana to China

The Leader of the small non-parliamentary opposition Organisation for the Victory of the People (OVP) political party, Gerald Perreira does not believe there is sufficient evidence in the American Vice News report to link Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo and Chinese businessman Su Zhi Rong to the sale of Guyana to China. “I don’t think they provided enough evidence. I don’t ...

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