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Dr. George Norton April 13 ,2021 Source Former Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton, was today charged with misconduct in public office by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). A release from the Guyana Police Force noted that an audit with respect to the rental of the Lot 29 Sussex Street, Albouystown warehouse facility, and which covered the period 1st July, 2016 to 30th June, 2019 was conducted by the Audit Office of Guyana. Pursuant to the said audit, the matter was then...Read More...
April 13,2021 Source ExxonMobil today said that it had experienced further problems with its troubled gas compressor and as a result production has been slashed. Exxon’s renewed problems with its gas compressor in January this year led to controversial flaring from its Liza-1 platform. After months of flaring it had embarked on the third and final phase of its testing of the repaired equipment when the new problem arose. A statement today from ExxonMobil follows: “As we conducted the final...Read More...
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Eight commissioners sworn in to have oversight of Local Govt. Organs Apr 13, 2021 News , Source - https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2021/04/13/eight-commissioners-sworn-in-to-have-oversight-of-local-govt-organs/ New LGC board takes effect… President Ali (at centre) surrounded by members of the LGC; Prime Minister, Mark Phillips, and Ministers of Local Government, Nigel Dharamlall and Anand Persaud. Kaieteur News – Eight persons were sworn in by President Irfaan Ali yesterday to function on...Read More...

Big contracts, little oversight

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April 12, 2021 Source …immobilised PAC holds up reconstitution of Procurement Commission …transparency advocates say delay can breathe corruption, siphoning off of billions By Svetlana Marshall Chairman of the PAC, David Patterson, MP Monday will mark 10 weeks since the work of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) ground to a halt as government Members of Parliament seek to remove David Patterson as chairman of the body. With the Committee at a standstill, the process of nominating persons to...Read More...

Cash Grant audit stalled

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Auditor General (AG) Deodat Sharma April 12 ,2021 Source …months after Auditor General Office still to receive key financial statements …official responsible died recently in Mabura trail crash By Lisa Hamilton Auditor General (AG) Deodat Sharma said that the COVID-19 cash grant audit, intended to ensure that there is equitable distribution of the $25,000 grant, is far from over as crucial draft financial statements needed from the Ministry of Finance have not yet been provided. A resident...Read More...

Elections inquiry still on the cards – Ali

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Irfaan Ali April 13, 2021 Source The planned Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the events that dragged out the March 2 elections process remains on the cards, President Irfaan Ali said yesterday while assuring that his government will be honouring its commitment. Asked by Stabroek News on the sidelines of the swearing in of members of the Local Government Commission for an update on the elections review, Ali said, “It is going to come very soon.” The Head of State explained that the...Read More...

Keeping your mouth shut

Ronald Anthony Arjune
I'm sad that you all cannot express what is really happening because your welfare would be at risk by the government and if I'm right the illuminati and Freemasons. I have made a lot of progress with my mental illness and I'm glad that major changes have happened although it is covered with the structure of reality. This is to prevent people from being psychotic. I love you all / we will get this job done.Read More...

Covid vaccine causing my family nausea

Ronald Anthony Arjune
Covid vaccine is causing my family nausea when we eat Indian food like Curry. I think this is a deliberate racial attack against Indians and I think the Jews are responsible in the science of the covid vaccine. The Americans are really supporting black lives matter like blacks are special and they don't treat anyone else special. Are any of you having nausea after eating Curry and I'm talking about my Indian people? We all took the Pfizer covid vaccine. I'm a schizophrenic and you all will...Read More...
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Online scholarships and the oil future

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April 12 ,2021 Stabroeknews-editorial The Ministry of Education has formally embarked on its ambitious Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) project which will be presiding over 20,000 scholarships in five years with 4,500 to be awarded this year. Guyanese can apply to pursue any of the over 80 programmes being offered through GOAL from five universities. These are the University of the West Indies Open Campus, the University of the Southern Caribbean (USC), the University of Applied...Read More...
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April 12 ,2021 Source Kaieteur News – Oil will come and go. But if a country truly intends to capitalize on this resource in the long term, its best bet would be to invest its earnings from the new resource, in the nation’s traditional agriculture sector. This is according to Dr. Terrence Blackman, Associate Professor of Mathematics at the Medgar Evers College, New York, USA during a recent interview with Kaieteur Radio’s, Guyana’s Oil and You moderator, Kiana Wilburg. She was at the time...Read More...
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The BoG overdraft, central bank independence and corruption By Tarron Khemraj April 11, 2021 The previous column (April 4: ‘The government’s overdraft at BoG, the fiscal deficit and corruption’) explained that the government’s fiscal deficit — which must not be confused with current account deficit as one online commenter did — has to be financed by (i) borrowing, (ii) seeking foreign grants, (iii) using previous savings, and/or (iv) creating money from its deposit at the Bank of Guyana...Read More...
April 10 ,2021 Source A Guyanese employee in an unidentified bank in New York has been arrested for defrauding the bank to the tune of US$1.7 million. United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Audrey Strauss, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), said in a joint statement on Thursday that Gangadai Rampersaud Azim, also known as Julie Azim, 58, was charged with wire fraud, bank...Read More...
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April 11, 2021 Source The bridge was last repaired in 2014 and according to Deputy Mayor of Lethem Debra King, the damage has come at a time when the bridge is most needed to move goods in and out of the Region 9 communities. A 50-foot section of the 160-feet long Pirara Bridge in Region 9, which links Lethem and Annai collapsed this morning as a heavy-duty truck attempted to cross. The truck was driving onto the bridge when the section collapsed, leaving the truck in a perched position. The...Read More...
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