Jul 27, 2014
No lobbying by Jagdeo, Ramotar says
President Donald Ramotar yesterday rejected opposition claims that former president Bharrat Jagdeo is a lobbyist for foreign investors who are given contracts here.
Jagdeo's expenses at $45M in 27 months
The state has paid $45.4M in expenses for former President Bharrat Jagdeo in the 27 months since he demitted office and this appears to include the cost of a medivac flight to Florida.
Question on Jagdeo post-presidency expenses to come up again
A question on the post-presidency expenses of former President Bharrat Jagdeo is due to come up again for answer at Thursday's sitting of the National Assembly.
Prominent miner Patrick Pereira passes away
Patrick Pereira, the businessman and miner who stood up for the mining sector during a period of great uncertainty for the industry in 2010 when many miners feared that proposed conservation regulations would put them out of business, died on Wednesday.