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PPP has confidence in the PPC, contrary to media reports – Jagdeo

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Opposition Leader, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday slammed assertions made in the media that his party- the People’s Progressive Party (PPP)- has “lost confidence in the Public Procurement Commission (PPC)”.

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Jagdeo wants more time to debate budgets of constitutional agencies, slams Gov’t for slashing budgets

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In accordance with a law passed by the APNU+AFC to allow constitutional agencies to have financial autonomy, the budgets of these entities will be debated separately from the 2018 National Budget.

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AG Report confirms $100M taxpayers’ money funded controversial study for new Demerara River crossing

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The 2016 Auditor General Report revealed that the Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson failed to inform the nation that a whopping $100M of taxpayers money was given to the sole-sourced Dutch firm to conduct the feasibility and design study of the controversial new Demerara River Bridge.

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PPP raps Gov’t in open letter to CFATF Conference

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Failures of the APNU+AFC government to fulfill its obligations under the AML/CFT regime were exposed in an open letter from the PPP/C to the ongoing Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Conference at the Marriott Hotel.

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Gov’t legal rep lies about Justice Patterson’s past portfolios

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Solicitor General, Kim Kyte is blatantly denying that Justice James Patterson, who was unconstitutionality appointed as the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), served in several key government positions.

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PPP concerned over attempts to muzzle MPs in Parliament

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With only two private member days for the year and constant attempts to block motions, the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) believes there is major Executive control over the Parliament Office and a deliberate attempt to muzzle the parliamentary opposition.

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AG’s response to GECOM case is replete with irrelevance – Nandlall

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Former Attorney General, Mr. Mohabir Anil Nandlall filed an injunction in the High Court to rescind President Granger’s unilateral appointment of retired Justice James Patterson as Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on the grounds of unconstitutionality.

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PPC’s response for probes into three controversial matters is scary – Teixeira

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Gail Teixeira, an Executive Member of the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) said it is scary that the constitutional body tasked with investigating complaints about procurement processes is paying little attention to requests made for probes into three controversial matters.

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Nandlall appeals libel case against AG

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Former Attorney General, Mr. Mohabir Anil Nandlall is appealing the decision of the High Court Judge Priya Beharry  to dismiss a libel case against Attorney General Basil Williams.

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PSC upset over constant blackouts

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The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has expressed concerns over the frequency of blackouts in Guyana and the Government’s failure to guarantee affordable and reliable energy.

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