No talks with US under duress

- Luncheon says of democracy project

Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon yesterday said the administration would not entertain a request by the United States government for talks on the $300M Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project while it is still being implemented despite Guyana’s objections.

Luncheon yesterday confirmed that the United States is standing by its position that a democracy project here would go ahead despite the government’s opposition to it but there now seems to the prospect of some dialogue to ease the stand-off between the two sides which has soured relations.

The US’ position on the project was conveyed to the Government of Guyana in response to a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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