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Public Security Minister to probe alleged sale of Guyanese citizenship, visas; Rohee calls for evidence

Public Security Minister to probe alleged sale of Guyanese citizenship, visas; Rohee calls for evidence

Khemraj Ramjattan

Khemraj Ramjattan

Friday, 22 May 2015 14:10 – Written by  Denis Scott Chabrol– Demerara Waves

Newly appointed Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan plans to launch a wide-ranging probe into the alleged sale of Guyanese visas and citizenship to mainly Chinese, Indians and Brazilians.

Describing the alleged racket as “huge,” he said a named official collected millions of dollars from staff from two major Asian companies to grant citizenship.

“I will call for all the files. I want as many files as possible in relation to this citizenship thing because it is going to be investigated thoroughly as to who granted what and on the basis of what,” said Ramjattan.   Continue reading

Opposition believes police shooting of unarmed persons has reached crisis level – 2 videos

Opposition believes police shooting of unarmed persons has reached crisis level – video

The Joint Opposition parties in the National Assembly, believe that the number of events of unarmed persons being shot by the police has reached crisis level and it’s an issue they intend to take to the National Assembly when the Assembly returns from its 2 month recess.

The opposition just before the recess had passed a no confidence motion on the Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee . It was the first time that such a motion was passed against a sitting member of the National Assembly. The Government did not budge and the Minister is still holding on to his portfolio.      [ more  –  Opposition believes police shooting of unarmed persons has reached crisis level]

Also view this video of the recent shootings by police in Guyana:

The shooting death of 21-year-old Dameon Belgrave just outside the fish shop on the eve of his birthday Friday night, is once again renewing focus on the way the police carry out operations and whether they are trained enough.

Belgrave was standing with friends in the crowded fish shop area when two gunshots rang out from a party of policemen and Belgrave fell to the ground. His friends ducked for cover. When they checked on him, they were left speechless after realizing that he had been shot.           [more – Also view this video of the recent shootings by police in Guyana]

Public will push Rohee out of office- Granger as Memorial Monument erected in Buxton – video

Memorial Monument erected in Buxton – video

Public will push Rohee out of office- Granger at Buxton police killings monument

Friday August 3, 2012 – Demerara Waves

Buxton Monument

Opposition Leader, David Granger on Friday August 3,  said he was banking on Guyanese to help push Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee out of office if President Donald Ramotar ignores a majority-opposition approved no-confidence motion.

Addressing the unveiling of a monument in Buxton honour of 400 people allegedly killed at the hands of police and death squads in recent years, Granger cautioned that the no-confidence motion was not the end of the matter.

“Clement Rohee will be pushed out of office not only by the motion in the National Assembly but public opinion. If he doesn’t go, he’ll be pushed,” said Granger, a retired Brigadier of the Guyana Defence Force.  Continue reading

AFC on Linden – Nigel Hughes and Moses Nagamootoo – video

AFC on Linden – Nigel Hughes and Moses Nagamootoo – video

The opposition parties are making it clear that the Home Affairs Minister – Clement Rohee – cannot divorce himself from the police force’s action at Linden last week during a protest by residents. The police riot squad in an effort to disperse the protesting crowd fired live rounds at the protestors. Three of them died. Over 20 others were seriously injured. There have been calls for Rohee to resign, he says he is staying put. The opposition will now be moving to the national assembly with a no confidence motion. AFC Executive member, Attorney Nigel Hughes said the Home Affairs Minister should allow his conscience to be his guide and just demit office. Continue reading

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