Rohee’s riot act

Home Affais Minister Clement Rohee is nothing if not the People’s Progressive Party’s (PPP) lightning rod for controversy. Generally regarded as one of the administration’s toughest adherents to an uncompromising party political line Rohee was appointed Foreign Affairs Minister in 1992 on the back of the PPP/C’s elections victory and a promise by the late President Cheddi Jagan to curb the excesses of the Ministry.

By 2006, when he was reassigned to the Home Affairs Ministry, Rohee had ended the careers of a number of long-standing foreign service officers by sidelining them and, it was felt, compromised standards at Takuba Lodge by imposing his political will on the foreign ministry.  Under his watch several new Heads of Mission with no experience  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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