APNU stands by cut of contentious Amerindian fund

Main opposition APNU is standing firm by its charge that the government has utilised the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) to mobilise PPP/C support in Amerindian communities.

APNU Member of Parliament Renita Williams in a statement on Wednesday suggested that the government has refused to answer adequately how the $1.1 billion allocation proposed for the ADF but cut by the opposition was to be distributed. She said that the Amerindian protesters outside of the Public Buildings during this past week were mobilised from Region 1 and by the PPP/C.

Williams stated that she had received reports that youths protesting outside of Parliament were told they were going the meet the leader of the opposition parties but instead were surprised to find themselves protesting outside. The APNU MP said, “What is quite noticeable is that the government continues to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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