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GUYANA: PNCR calls for subsidies for basic food items; more money for needy

PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Tuesday recommended that government pumps some of the GY$5 billion into subsidising some consumer items and dole out additional cash to low-income earners and public assistance recipients.

“We call for the $5 billion Guyana dollars that have been set aside for cost-of-living adjustments in budget 2022 to be immediately put to use in order to shield citizens from these increases in the price of flour and other basic food items.” PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton told a news conference. At the same time, he noted that the GY$5 billion was 0.9 percent of the GY$552 billion,          Continue reading

GUYANA Politics: Norton says PNCR’s 2020 election campaign was “worst”

— Norton says on a mission to repair PNCR;

PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton flanked by party Vice Chairman Vinceroy Jordan and Adviser Aubrey Heath-Retmyer

People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Leader, Aubrey Norton on Wednesday credited his now three-month long leadership with establishing party groups across Guyana and gearing up to put behind the 2020 general election campaign that he deemed the “poorest run” .

“I don’t want to get into the details of what the People’s National Congress Reform has become under the previous leadership. All I can say to you is that I hope to restore the party to the glorious days of Forbes Burnham,” in reference to the PNCR’s Founder Leader.    Continue reading

GUYANA: PNCR wants Norton to also be Opposition Leader – press conference told

Aubrey Norton

By January 7, 2022

The PNCR wants its party leader to also be the  Opposition Leader and Representative of the List.

This was disclosed this morning by newly-elected Leader Aubrey Norton.

However, the necessary changes require the consent  of current Representative of the List and former President  and former PNCR Leader David Granger who sources say is adamant that he will not relinquish his position.

This newspaper tried contacting Granger today but calls to the number for his Pearl, East Bank Demerara home went unanswered.    Continue reading

GUYANA: Politics: Oil Fund: Opposition to ramp up protests against new NRF law

 …  threatens court action against ‘wholesale thievery of oil money’

Scenes from the protest outside Arthur Chung Convention Center yesterday as Opposition MPs join in

December 30, 2021- Kaieteur News – Scores of Guyanese on Wednesday picketed in front of the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC)—where a sitting of the National Assembly was being held to protest their opposition to the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Government’s rush to pass a new Natural Resources Bill, which many have since condemned as a move to legalise wholesale thievery of Guyana’s oil revenues.

The Bill aimed at replacing the NRF Act in place already in order to give sweeping powers and control over the oil fund and its use by the sitting President.          Continue reading

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