Gov’t, US schedule talks on democracy project

Talks between government and the United States (US) on the USAID-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project are set to begin next week.

The Donald Ramotar administration had up to recently insisted that the $300M project must be halted before any talks could begin on the project, which has not received its stamp of approval.

But Presidential Adviser on Governance Gail Teixeira yesterday signalled that the talks were scheduled although government had no indication that the project was suspended.

“Talks will begin next week… we have no indication official or unofficial that the project is on hold …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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