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Guyana drops two points on Transparency International’s ranking Guyana went down by two points with a score of 39 and ranking of 87 out of 180 countries in the latest Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) Report 2021 released today – the first full year of the PPP/C’s new term in office. The article Guyana drops two points on Transparency International’s ranking appeared first on Stabroek News.

Opposition Leader stalemate rumbles on - -sources say Granger clinging to position as List Representative Despite a high-level meeting, the feud in APNU+AFC over who will be the Leader  of the Opposition rumbled on yesterday with former President David Granger insisting that he should remain the Representative of the List and retain the power to decide the parliamentary lineup. The article Opposition Leader stalemate rumbles on appeared first on Stabroek News.

Eight APNU+AFC MPs sent to privileges committee over Parliament chaos - -opposition cries foul over handling of its motion Eight APNU+AFC MPs were yesterday sent to the Privileges Committee of Parliament over the chaos that gripped Parliament on December 29 but a similar motion from the opposition was deferred over what was declared to be a procedural error leaving its Chief Whip accusing the Speaker of partial conduct Hours after the Opposition submitted a motion to have over 20 government Members of Parliament (MPs) sent  before the Committee of Privileges, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance Gail Teixeira yesterday counteracted with a similar motion resulting in eight Opposition MPs being sent for a disciplinary hearing. The article Eight APNU+AFC MPs sent to privileges committee over Parliament chaos appeared first on Stabroek News.

Audit of Exxon’s US$460M pre-contract costs still to be completed – Bharrat Reacting to the disclosure by Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat that the audit of ExxonMobil’s US$460 million in pre-contract costs remains incomplete, APNU+AFC Member of Parliament David Patterson called it “unacceptable,” while questioning government’s approach. The article Audit of Exxon’s US$460M pre-contract costs still to be completed – Bharrat appeared first on Stabroek News.

Man on rape charge remanded over attempted murder of teenage accuser Ravello Tyndall, who is charged with raping three teenage boys, was yesterday remanded to prison after he was arraigned for the attempted murder of one them. The article Man on rape charge remanded over attempted murder of teenage accuser appeared first on Stabroek News.

Suspended sentence for rape A 21-year-old man who, as a boy, raped his schoolmate after stealing her pen, had his five-year prison sentence reduced last Friday by the Court of Appeal to a three-year suspended term following a misstep by the sentencing judge. The offender was...

Comeback kid mentors dozens in STEM academy WESTERN BUREAU: Placed in a girls’ home for uncontrollable behaviour at age 14, Phelisa Ricketts-Graham has made a 360-degree turn and now operates the Western STEM Academy, focusing on transforming the minds of Jamaican students. The 25-year-old...

Hotel room boom WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica is experiencing its largest hotel and resort development boom in any single year, with 8,000 rooms, mainly European investor-led, under construction in varying stages. In an interview with The Gleaner from travel and tourism...

Naggo Head stares down gun barrel The police are combing through social-media exchanges, including voice notes with death threats, as they seek to snare players in feuding factions with connections in Naggo Head and the United States amid a surge in criminal violence in the...

11 homeless after Manchester fire MALTON, Manchester: Two refrigerators. Seven beds. Five phones. Computers and furniture. Even a pear tree in the yard was scorched. But beyond just the loss of possessions, fire in the northeast Manchester community of Malton has left 11...