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$82M in overpayments in 2016 to contractors

Nigel Estimates

Over $82 million were overpaid to various contractors for works and services provided to government agencies last year.

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Unemployment skyrockets as economic performance plummets

Irfaan Ali

The unemployment rate is climbing as the performance on the economic sector continues to decline at a rapid pace, opposition parliamentarian Irfaan Ali has observed.

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Transparency Watchdog condemns unilateral appointment of GECOM Chairman


The Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc (TIGI) has joined the outpour of criticisms leveled against President David Granger over his unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and his refusal to give reasons for rejecting the 18 nominees submitted by the Leader of the Opposition Bharrat ...

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‘Minister of State seems to have been afflicted by amnesia of some sort’ – PPP


The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in a statement has noted the comments from Minister of State Joseph Harmon, about protecting national pride and maintaining civility, in response to the protest actions staged by the political Opposition on Thursday, November 2, 2017. 

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Patterson admits to lying on his CV


…merely acted as CJ of Grenada Retired Justice James Patterson admitted that he merely acted as the Chief Justice of Grenada but he cannot remember exactly what period he served temporarily in the position.

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PPP defends parliamentary protest, flays Govt for abrupt end to sitting


The Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) has defended its protest actions Thursday within the chambers of the National Assembly as the President David Granger addressed the parliament.

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Government spent over $175M on COIs


Approximately $175 million have been wasted by the David Granger – led administration on Commission of Inquiries (COI) to compile reports, some of which have already been gathering dust on the bookshelf.

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$20M spent on Nagamootoo to travel


Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has definitely been living the Cadillac lifestyle in a donkey cart economy at the expense of the public purse, having used up approximately $20 million of taxpayers’ monies to go on overseas trips.

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Granger’s Address to Parliament: ‘Does he not have anything original or relevant to say?’ – Jagdeo


Yesterday, Opposition Leader, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, responded to questions about the move by the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) to stage a protest action, as President David Granger addressed the Parliament.

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Granger’s address marred by PPP demonstration


President David Granger’s special address to the National Assembly is currently marred by overwhelming protests from the Opposition parliamentarians.

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