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PPP grills Gov’t on slashing of budgets for constitutional agencies

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Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) intensively questioned the Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan on the slashing of the budgets of constitutional agencies to no avail, as the Minister continued to dodge the direct queries and provide generic responses.

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Auditor General’s budget cut, Nandlall questions motive behind cut

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Government on Friday agreed to have the budgetary allocations for the Office of the Auditor General cut from $844M to $783M despite stiff arguments by the Opposition Members of the House.

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Teixeira demands Finance Minister be held accountable on GECOM finances

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Opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira fired off at the Speaker of the House, Dr Barton Scotland for not putting pressure on the Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan to be accountable and answer questions posed on the spending of monies allocated for constitutional agencies for 2018.

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Jordan dodges questions on spending for Police, Public Services Commission

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Questions advanced by Opposition Members of Parliament, Mr. Ganga Persaud and Mr. Clement Rohee were dodged by the Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan without reprimand from the Speaker of the House as the parliamentarians considered the proposed budget of the Police and Public Services Commission.

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Parliament Office budget cut despit efforts from PPP/C MPs to secure full sum proposed

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Budget allocations for the Parliament Office were approved in the sum of $1.5B as opposed to the recommended $1.7B in the National Assembly on Friday.

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Finance Minister took no responsibility for spending of state monies with regards to rental contracts

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Even as Government preaches that it is transparent and accountable, Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan on Friday took no ownership of the responsibility for the spending of the state’s monies with regards to rental contracts.

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Another Broadcaster files legal action against broadcasting changes

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MBC Channel 42/93 is the second broadcaster in Guyana to seek relief on claims of constitutional rights’ infringements as legislated in the Broadcasting Amendment Act 2017.

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“AFC can never be trust” – Jagdeo reveals how the Party was closely involved in GECOM Chairman appointment

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The Alliance for Change (AFC) was rapped for “trying to have it both ways” – defending “something one day and against it the next day” – on the issue of the unilateral appointment of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman.

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Kaieteur News criticized for fabricating excuses for corrupt acts committed under the APNU/AFC Administration

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Opposition Leader, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday lambasted the Kaieteur News for what he described as inaccurate reporting with regards to an article indicating that several of the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Members of Parliament (MPs) have been accepting the 2015 salary increases- of $23,000- provided to them by ...

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GPL power outages getting progressively worse under APNU+AFC

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The services of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Inc. have deteriorated under the APNU+AFC coalition and there seems to be no immediate plans in the pipeline to address the electricity woes of the nation.

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