‘A wicked act’ by gov’t -Harmon on revocation of democracy project official’s work permit

The parliamentary opposition is surprised at the Donald Ramotar administration’s decision to revoke the work permit of the head of the contentious USAID-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project Glen Bradbury, which APNU MP Joseph Harmon says will test diplomatic relations with the US.

“This was a wicked act on the part of the government… this is a vicious government in all of the Caribbean that can move to revoke a work permit by somebody who has been executing a programme that seeks to give powers to people at the grassroots level,” Harmon said, while adding that the administration should be embarrassed by its actions.

He said the government’s decision was unbelievable, considering that the project dealt directly with the promotion of democracy and consensus building to promote understanding and suggested that it has put Guyana in an awkward position when it comes to relations with the US.

“This project had been thought out and it has been long in the making. We are now in the stages of executing the project …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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