This nation continues to reel from the anti-nationalistic and political vindictive ploys, which the APNU+AFC unleashed in the National Assembly as a joint opposition, using their one seat majority, during the tenth Parliament. By this year end, we would have been so close to getting energy from the Amalia Falls Hydro Project at a rate of about twenty per cent (20%) cheaper than the current rates being paid, and then progressively cheaper with the passage of time, had they not killed this project. Guyana’s financial system would never have been penalized with a regime of oppressive sanctions imposed by the Caribbean Financial Task Force (CFATF) and the Financial Task Force (FATF), which is still in force, if APNU+AFC had supported the AML/CFT Bills, which they voted down. Continue reading CCJ’S RULING IN SM JALEEL’S CASE: the result of political vengeance
Every person, who has ever served in the office of Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, must have felt a profound sense of flattery when they learnt that the current holder of the office was gifted three (3) retired Judges; one from the Caribbean Court Justice (CCJ), one from the Court of Appeal of Guyana and one from the High Court of Guyana; along with two (2) law professors, each possessing a doctorate in law, to assist him in the discharge of the functions of that office. I doubt that I can be contradicted in my assertion that this is a world record. Continue reading OP ED: Blundering Basil get three retired Judges and two law professors to do his job
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
Following the unfruitful discussions between Opposition Parliamentarians and Attorneys-at-law, Priya Manickchand and Anil Nandlall, and Attorney General, Basil Williams, a request has been made for a date to be set for the next meeting.
The People’s Progressive Party held a public forum on Friday last at which the imbroglio surrounding the nomination of a list of persons from which the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is to be appointed was discussed.
The well attended event saw presentations from General Secretary and Leader of the Opposition Dr Bharrat Jagdeo; former Attorney General and current Member of Parliament Anil Nandlall; Attorney-at-law Ronald Burchsmith and Nigel Hinds who represented civil society. Continue reading PPP hosts Public Forum on GECOM
Four lawyers with close links to the ruling coalition have been identified as special prosecutors as the Government gears up to pursue its Pradoville witch-hunting scheme against former state officials.
Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall has denied claims by his successor that a proposal to compulsory acquire two private properties in the city was inherited from the PPP/C administration.
Trade unionist Carvil Duncan in a release on Saturday alleged that he is being forced to resign as Chairperson of the Public Service Commission (PSC). In fact Duncan alleged that he was threatened by President David Granger. He said he was offered a monetary package as an incentive and that he requested time to consider the offer.