Felix says less than 900 foreign nationals granted citizenship since 2015

-rubbishes opposition’s corruption, smuggling claims

Winston Felix

While disclosing that just under 900 foreign nationals have been granted Guyanese citizenship since he took office in 2015, Citizenship Minister Winston Felix says the law was followed in each case and he has dismissed the recent claims by the opposition of corruption as unfounded and mischievous.

Felix also questioned the motive behind the “inaccuracies” in a letter penned by opposition Chief Whip Gail Teixeira, whom he said ought to be well aware of the facts, particularly as it relates to naturalisation, given her experience as the country’s security minister under the former PPP/C administration…..

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