Category Archives: graft and corruption

GUYOIL – A Case Study of Corruption in Governance in Guyana – Editorial – Kaieteur News

April 27, 2021 – Kaieteur News – GUYOIL stands as a prime example of how governance, at many levels, functions in Guyana today. GUYOIL could serve as the perfect picture of a rare behind the scenes look at how men entrusted with responsibility conduct themselves.

They conduct themselves in this manner, because it is understood all around that they have been given a mandate, in the fullness of powerful carte blanches, to make a killing while living a deep dark lie. Indeed, it could be confidently and convincingly said that GUYOIL is so much more than any one lie, but an expression of so many countless other deplorable and damnable lies.    Continue reading

COVID-19: UN report warns of corruption risks in vaccine procurement

The report first noted that even under normal circumstances, the public procurement process poses the biggest risk for corruption among all government functions. “Corruption scandals in procurement are widespread, but in the health-care sector, the procurement of pharmaceuticals and medical devices are particularly prone to corruption,” the report heeded, as it outlined multiple instances in which corruption can occur in the pre-bidding, bidding and post-bidding phases.    Continue reading

Guyana Police; Magistrates’ Court System corrupt – US State Dept. 2020 report finds…

– says widespread public perception implicates officials at all levels

 Apr 01, 2021 – Kaieteur News – The US State Department’s Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Guyana has found that the ranks of the Guyana Police Force are frequently engaged in acts of corruption—a practice that also taints the country’s magistracy. (See Report at end of this news item)

The recently released report on Guyana found that the Magistrates’ courts, which deals with both criminal and civil matters, was plagued with “inefficiencies, and alleged corruption in the magistrates’ court system affected citizens’ ability to seek timely remedies in civil matters, and there was a large backlog of civil cases.”      Continue reading

GUYANA: Murder: Roger Khan says he was real target in attack

—- Police say doing thorough probe of murder outside Palm Court..

Ricardo Fagundes
Ricardo Fagundes

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) today said that it is doing a comprehensive probe of the murder of Ricardo Fagundes two weeks ago outside of the Palm Court Bar on Main Street.

The GPF issued a statement in relation to remarks by drug convict Roger Khan that the investigation had been compromised and that the police force had made no real effort so far.    Continue reading

HISTORY: 1930’s Diary Warning – Great Depression SHOCKING Financial Corruption!- By Neil McCoy-Ward

HISTORY: 1930’s Diary Warning – Great Depression SHOCKING Financial Corruption!- By Neil McCoy-Ward – Published December 27, 2020

Is history repeating itself.?  Are we heading into another Economic Depression? This video focusses on Financing and Banking.

Comment on this video by Handyman:

One of my favourite quotes of all times is “There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.” I’ve tried to explain some things to people and it’s like talking to a wall! Thanks for another excellent video 😉

Look at other comments on the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82t6kIB4ts4

Guyana: Belgium cocaine bust: GRA recovers image of shipping container suspected in 11.5 ton shipment

The false inside of a shipping container from Guyana.

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has recovered a key image of a shipping container suspected to have contained 11.5 tons of cocaine that had been busted in Belgium in early November, multiple sources have confirmed.

They have also recovered hundreds of other deleted scans of various containers.

Officials said the process was painstaking and delicate in order not to damage the hard drive that stores images of scanned shipping containers. The officials said the contents of the hard drive were recovered from the Chinese-made scanner by specialised equipment obtained from a key Western Nation that is involved in the global narco-trafficking fight.    Continue reading

GUYANA: Oil monitoring (we cannot compete); domestic violence (we cannot condone) – GHK Lall Column

  Nov 29, 2020  NewsThe GHK Lall Column 

>>>Encouraging Events, Disturbing Developments<<<

Kaieteur News – Vincent Adams, former Head of the EPA, highlighted the need for training and compensating our people for monitoring and effective compliance with our laws and regulations. I am encouraged that Dr. Adams pinpointed this policing of our ballooning oil industry, which has relevance in other resource areas. To be ahead of the multi-nationals, we must be better than them.    Continue reading

GUYANA: Stop miners from causing irreparable damage to environment – Former EPA Head

Photo showing the damage done to the environment, which is caused by mining.

  • Half of the population is below the age of 25, so what are we gonna give them? They are the ones who are gonna have to survive this,” – Dr. Vincent Adams

Kaieteur NewsNov 30, 2020 – The Government of Guyana must take the necessary steps to put a stop to those miners and mining companies that are causing irreparable damage to the environment. This is the well-intended advice offered by former Head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Vincent Adams.              Continue reading

GUYANA: Ashni Singh, Winston Brassington must face Magistrate – CJ ruling

— Misconduct in Public Office charges …

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh.

Former NICIL head, Winston Brassington.

Nov 27, 2020 – Kaieteur News – Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George-Wiltshire has dismissed the challenge by recently re-appointed Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, and new head of the Government’s gas-to-shore project, Winston Brassington, over the misconduct in public office charges, which was brought against them by the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU).

In the decision, which was delivered at the High Court on Wednesday, the Chief Justice essentially ruled that Singh and Brassington must return to the Magistrate Court and face the charges.      Continue reading

Guyana Gov’t fires State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) staff – Operations closed

All 42 members of staff have been fired.

Kaieteur News – Contending that from the inception the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) was not crafted with the best interest of the people in mind, Attorney General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, announced yesterday that a decision has been taken to close the operations of SARA.

In a statement released via his social media page, the AG noted that letters were dispatched yesterday terminating the employment of the staff of the agency.
Nandlall, in the release, noted that the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has always been heavily critical of the law governing SARA as well as the operations of the purported State agency.    Continue reading