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Guyana: land of many corruption scandals

Guyana: land of many corruption scandals

Commentary by “realTalk” – Demerara Waves June 15, 2012

Corruption continues its relentless prance all over Guyana, trampling large and small institutions along with their workers, both senior and junior alike. It also seems as if no matter how much corruption is exposed in the media, there are no immediate signs of it being effectively brought to a halt. Corruption remains endemic in Guyana.

It surprised many when alleged corruption was recently uncovered at the National Communications Network (NCN). This national entity became the subject of much discussion following the one dollar allocation it got in the 2012 budget. Senior staff members along with their junior colleagues were out on the street protesting the budget cut that took away a potential GUY$81M. Tears flowed freely live on NCN, as workers tried hard to fool the Guyanese people into thinking that they were all going to lose their jobs, because of this budget cut.

Today it is now being discovered that there are major accounting irregularities broadcast across NCN. A probe led by the chairman of the board of directors at NCN intends to uncover more dubious financial improprieties at the network.   Continue reading