President David Granger is entering a domain, where he has no power, relative to the matter of appointing judges, as per the recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), according to Opposition Chief Whip, Gail Teixeira.
Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Dr Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday visited the Stabroek Market and its immediate environs. During his interaction with vendors, stall holders, members of the business community and providers of public transportation a number of concerns were raised. These include slow market sales fueled by increased taxation and other factors; the parking meter project and its severe impact on businesses and the ban on used tyres which, according to providers of public transportation, will lead to a severe increase in operational costs.
The Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan, defiantly confessed in a brazen statement yesterday that paid parking is a fact of life in Georgetown. He was not offering an opinion opened for discussion and dialogue, he was informing the people of another APNU+AFC’s imposition. Essentially, he announced that paid parking is a policy direction being pursued by APNU+AFC. It is a declaration to the citizens of Georgetown and all citizens of Guyana that regardless of their views, APNU+AFC is imposing paid parking on citizens in Georgetown. It is also a threat because before long paid-parking will come to a community near where people live. New Amsterdam, Corriverton, Anna Regina, Charity, Parika, Vreed-en-Hoop, Linden and other places are under severe threat for paid parking. Continue reading BETRAYAL – BULKAN CONFESSES APNU+AFC HAS NO INTENTION OF STOPPING THE GREEN MONSTER
Below is a statement by PPP/C MP Anil Nandlall on the issue surrounding a threat made to a sitting Judge by Attorney General Basil Williams:
Press Statement by Mohabir Anil Nandlall,MP
It is anyone’s guess why the Guyana Chronicle is the only media outfit that has been given a copy of Justice Holder’s letter of complaint against the Attorney General’s conduct in open court on the 24th day of March, 2017, during the Carvil Duncan’s case. It is also anyone’s guess why the Guyana Chronicle is not releasing the letter to the public. So much for freedom of the press and Continue reading Attorney General unfit to hold public office – Anil Nandlall
Leader of the Opposition Hon. Dr Bharrat Jagdeo met with Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith today. In addition Dr Jagdeo visited the Texila American University Campus at Providence.
The National Toshaos Council (NTC) on Tuesday blasted President David Granger over the work of a Commission of Inquiry into land rights which the Indigenous People’s organization said it was never consulted about.
The youth arm of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), the Progressive Youth Organisation (PYO), has condemned what it calls the latest tactic to divide Guyanese.
In a statement, the PYO said, “This polarisation is an attempt to divert the attention of the citizens from the incompetence of the Government, the slothfulness of the economy, the scandals, the corruption, the sliding foreign currency, and the decimation of the construction and manufacturing sectors.”
The group called on Guyanese to be wary of these attempts.
Guyana has been hit with a foreign currency crisis where supply is progressively shrinking and there is a growing demand to hoard because of the expectation that the rates will slide, according to Opposition Leader Dr Bharrat Jagdeo.
Below is a statement issued by the People’s Progressive Party following the publication of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) preliminary findings after its visit to Guyana:
The concluding statement, which details the preliminary findings of International Monetary Fund (IMF) after a visit to Guyana, was released Friday evening and in ‘IMF speak’ it validates the positions that have been articulated by the political Opposition for months now – including that the local economy is in trouble. Continue reading IMF warns Govt over social impact on closing sugar industry