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Guyana: ‘Private sector’ budget has eroded revenue base; pumped up deficit – Jordan

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Winston Jordan Former Minister of Finance Winston Jordan (see photo), says the new PPP/C government’s 2020 emergency budget has eroded the revenue base of the country, while enormously inflating the deficit and he charged that the budgetary measures are private-sector oriented rather than for the people.

Speaking during an interview with member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Kidackie Amsterdam, Jordan lamented the emasculation of his government’s “transformational” projects and stressed that opposition parliamentarians will need to question everything as the budget presentation lacked details.          Continue reading