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Lethem businessman arrested in connection with illegal plane, airstrip

A Lethem businessman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of an illegal aircraft and the construction of an illegal airstrip in Rupununi, southern Guyana four months ago, police and sources said. “A prime suspect who allegedly fled the jurisdiction shortly after he was being sought for questioning in relation to an illegal aircraft …

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Lethem businessman arrested in connection with illegal plane, airstrip

A Lethem businessman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of an illegal aircraft and the construction of an illegal airstrip in Rupununi, southern Guyana four months ago, police and sources said. “A prime suspect who allegedly fled the jurisdiction shortly after he was being sought for questioning in relation to an illegal aircraft …

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Opposition vows to continue scrutiny of budget estimates

…expresses displeasure over Edghill’s suspension The parliamentary Opposition has expressed grave disappointment with the move to have Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Juan Edghill suspended for the remainder of the examination of the estimates and expenditure of the 2018 Budget which ends on Friday. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo voiced his concern during a press conference earlier today (Tuesday), after members ...

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Opposition vows to continue scrutiny of budget estimates

…expresses displeasure over Edghill’s suspension The parliamentary Opposition has expressed grave disappointment with the move to have Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Juan Edghill suspended for the remainder of the examination of the estimates and expenditure of the 2018 Budget which ends on Friday. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo voiced his concern during a press conference earlier today (Tuesday), after members ...

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PSC condemns calling in of police at Parliament Building; appeals for patience, understanding

Guyana’s Private Sector Commission (PSC) Tuesday night condemned the calling in of police at Parliament Building to remove opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill after he refused House Speaker, Dr. Barton Scotland’s instruction to leave the Chamber. “The involvement of law enforcement, apart from being an unacceptable overreaction, is an unfortunate occurrence. …

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PSC condemns calling in of police at Parliament Building; appeals for patience, understanding

Guyana’s Private Sector Commission (PSC) Tuesday night condemned the calling in of police at Parliament Building to remove opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill after he refused House Speaker, Dr. Barton Scotland’s instruction to leave the Chamber. “The involvement of law enforcement, apart from being an unacceptable overreaction, is an unfortunate occurrence. …

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Juan Edghill released from custody but won’t violate parliamentary suspension

Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill was Tuesday released from police custody after lawmen blocked him from entering Parliament Building because he was suspended for alleged misconduct. Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo said the PPP would not push for Edghill’s return to the National Assembly because it does not want to be distracted from …

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Juan Edghill released from custody but won’t violate parliamentary suspension

Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill was Tuesday released from police custody after lawmen blocked him from entering Parliament Building because he was suspended for alleged misconduct. Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo said the PPP would not push for Edghill’s return to the National Assembly because it does not want to be distracted from …

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PPP parliamentarian Juan Edghill arrested; suspended for several days

Opposition Parliamentarian, Juan Edghill was Tuesday suspended for the remainder of all sittings until February, minutes after he was arrested at Brickdam and Avenue of the Republic and prevented from entering Parliament Building. Edghill refused to enter the police vehicle unless he was told what offence he was being arrested for. Instead, he opted to walk …

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PPP parliamentarian Juan Edghill arrested; suspended for several days

Opposition Parliamentarian, Juan Edghill was Tuesday suspended for the remainder of all sittings until February, minutes after he was arrested at Brickdam and Avenue of the Republic and prevented from entering Parliament Building. Edghill refused to enter the police vehicle unless he was told what offence he was being arrested for. Instead, he opted to walk …

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