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Guyana Politics: Former Minister of State Joseph Harmon applies to give up USA citizenship:

“I believe there is a certain quality which I have that can help the President in running this country in a proper way” – Harmon

Joseph Harmon

Joseph Harmon, who resigned earlier this year from his position as Minister of State because he is the holder of dual nationalities, says he has already applied to give up his United States (US) citizenship.

He told reporters on the sidelines of a People’s National Congress Reform 62nd anniversary rally in Linden that he more than one month ago finished all the paperwork and paid a hefty sum of cash to relinquish his American citizenship.    Continue reading

Guyana Government announces new Ministers: Resolves Dual-Citizen issue

Guyana has a new Foreign Minister.
Yesterday, President David Granger swore in Dr. Karen Cummings at the Ministry of the Presidency.
A former Junior Health Minister, Dr. Cummings will replace Carl Greenidge who was forced to resign after a recent Appeal Court ruling that barred persons with dual citizenships to be Members of Parliament, and by extension, ministers of the government.

Newly sworn-in Minister of Business, Haimraj Rajkumar, reassigned Minister, Dr Karen Cummings who now holds the portfolio of Minister of Foreign Affairs, President David Granger, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, newly sworn-in Minister of Public Service, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley and reassigned Minister Dawn Hastings-Williams, who now holds the portfolio of Minister of State.

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PPP dual-citizenship MPs to resign, Adrian Anamayah will not renounce US nationality

PPP ‘s Adrian Anamayah and Oppostion Leader Bharrat Jagdeo

said his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Members of Parliament (MPs), who are holders of dual citizenship, would be resigning and only one of them has informed that he would not be renouncing his American citizenship.

Jagdeo said that person is backbencher, Attorney-at-law Adrian Anamayah. “He has explained to me that there are family obligations and other issues so he will not renounce because of those commitments…,” he said.            Preview (opens in a new tab) Continue reading

Four Guyana Government MPs – Ministers with Dual Citizenship Resign

Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge (top left), Minister of State Joseph Harmon (top right), Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin (bottom left) and Minister of Public Service Dr Rupert Roopnarine (bottom right) have resigned.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tuesday April 2, 2019 – Four Parliamentarians in Guyana, all of whom were ministers, have resigned ahead of the first sitting of the National Assembly since the government lost a no-confidence vote last year.

Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge, Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin and Minister of Public Service Dr Rupert Roopnarine – all of whom have British citizenship – along with Minister of State Joseph Harmon, who has United States citizenship, called it quits yesterday.            Continue reading

PPP to boycott Parliament until CCJ ruling on no-confidence case

PPP to boycott parliamentary sittings until CCJ ruling on no-confidence case

Demerara Waves – March 24, 2019

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Sunday announced that it would be boycotting parliamentary sittings until the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) rules on whether the no-confidence motion was validly passed by Guyana’s National Assembly.

“The General Secretary of the PPP wishes to place on record that the People’ s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C ) will not attend any sitting of the National Assembly, while the Appeal in the no-confidence motion is pending at the Caribbean Court of Justice,” the PPP said on its Facebook page.

The appeal could be filed this week, lawyers said.      Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Terrence Campbell withdraws from new ANUG party

Terrence Campbell withdraws from ANUG, cites polarization over confidence vote

Terrence Campbell

Stabroek News – 07 January 2019 – This story is developing and will be updated.

Businessman Terrence Campbell has withdrawn from the new political party, ANAUG and civic group RISE, citing polarization over the December 21 No-Confidence Vote and attacks by “by my own people”.

A post from his Facebook page follows:

Today a knife was stuck into my back by my own people. I have supported the PNC/APNU/APNU-AFC in every general election since I started voting. Carl Greenidge, Raphael Trotman, Cathy Hughes, Rupert Roopnarine and Lance Carberry can attest to this. This support ran into millions of dollars. I served this Coalition as Chairman at GNPL and turned that organization from losses to profit.        Continue reading

The Govt. has fallen: The leaders have only themselves to blame – Dr. David Hinds

New York: Town hall meeting answers urgent questions relating to Guyana

By Tangerine Clarke

A\t the head table, Director General in the Min. of Foreign Affairs, Audrey Waddle, VP and Min. of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, Ambassador Rudolph M. Ten-Pow, and Consul General to New York, Barbara Atherly, during the town hall meeting.

Sept. 29, town hall meeting at York College, was clearly a success, since many pressing questions were answered by Guyana’s VP and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, who, after issuing his statement to the United Nations 73rd GA, and a hectic week of bilateral meetings, addressed topics that included the Guyana territorial controversy, Guyana’s oil and gas sector, migration, charitable donation red-tape, and the disbursement of oil revenue to poor citizens.         Continue reading

Guyana – Oil Talks with ExxonMobil

Bright prospects for oil –Granger says after meeting with Exxon officials

GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – Updated

Here is the latest list of the various Ministries in the Government of Guyana. Information is automatically updated. 

***********  Previous Ministerial Announcements below **********

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