Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today questioned plans by the APNU+AFC government to borrow US$2B from U.S oil company Exxon Mobil. Jagdeo said such a move will put Guyana ‘in the pocket’ of the oil giant as the country will not be able to negotiate on even terms.
He also said the move to borrow from the U.S company appears designed to avoid the rigorous transparency and accountability demands of the more reputable international financial lending institutions such as the IDB and World Bank.
Jagdeo was at the time speaking during a press conference hosted at Freedom House.
A former Junior Finance Minister has said that the APNU+AFC violated the tender process when it handed Fedders Lloyd the contract to construct the Speciality Hospital. Speaking to a local media house, Juan Edghill, who served in the Donald Ramotar led PPP/C government said the Granger led APNU+AFC government has breached the country’s procurement and tendering process in its bid to ensure Khemraj Ramjattan’s client secured the contract. Continue reading APNU+AFC violated tender process when handing Ramjattan’s client Speciality Hospital contract
Speaking at the party’s weekly press conference held on Wednesday last, former Housing Minister Irfaan Ali said based on data in his possession hundreds of Guyanese are on the verge of losing their properties. This he said is as a result of their inability to pay their mortgages and it is attributed to the floundering economy. Continue reading Floundering economy results in 69.7% Guyanese unable to repay mortgages
General Secretary Clement Rohee and other party leaders addressed a large congregation of members as the party hosts its County Conference at the Anna Regina Multilateral School in Essequibo.
The People’s Progressive Party(PPP), North Sophia/Liliendaal Group hosted a successful health outreach in the North Sophia/Liliendaal area on Sunday November 22nd. The event saw close to fifty-six persons being examined by Dr Vindhya Persaud, Dr Dharam Sawh and other health personnel.
Among the services offered free of cost were Blood pressure and blood sugar testing. The group is expected to hold a similar exercise in the near future.