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Facing the Facts

Reblogged from AfraRaymond.com blog
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Two important laws were partially-proclaimed by the President at the end of July –

  1. The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act, which is intended to control transactions in Public Money,[…] and the
  1. Planning & Facilitation of Development Act, which is intended to provide for effective control of physical development.

Both those laws would be critical in controlling the worst excesses in terms of waste and theft of Public Money as well as the scourge of unplanned development. There is still substantial work to be done to properly implement those new laws, neither of which will actually come into effect before elections on 7 September, so our stern attention will therefore be essential.

The campaigning and committee-work to achieve those new laws has been demanding, so it Is important to re-state our fundamental concern as to the sheer hostility of high-level public officials to the truth. This is a fundamental point since the new laws create modern, transparent and participative processes. If the key public officials maintain their hostility to the truth, we would be entering a period of serious struggles to implement these new laws.

These examples speak to the official hostility to the truth with which we are beset.

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6 Comments on “Facing the Facts”

  1. GlennK August 16, 2015 at 4:58 PM #

    How does this impact the transfer of land to a shell company like Cahill
    And Cahill selling it on to another entity???

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  2. David August 16, 2015 at 5:13 PM #

    Cahill Energy Barbados, a company incorporated in Barbados should be made to put a performance bond in place to satisfy obligations.

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  3. GlennK August 16, 2015 at 5:26 PM #

    It will be very difficult for a company without assetts or history to secure bonding facilities ??????

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  4. David August 16, 2015 at 5:36 PM #

    Does anyone know if the crown lands will be vested in Cahill? The two million in Barbados lands government has pledged to the project that is.

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  5. GlenK August 19, 2015 at 3:38 AM #

    How long more must this charade be tolerated ????
    Silence is acceptance !!!!!!

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  6. David August 19, 2015 at 5:13 PM #

    VIDEO: Good Morning T&T – 7 August 2015

    by AfraRaymond

    Afra Raymond sits with host, Larry Lumsden on the Good Morning T&T television show to discuss his recent victory over the Minister of Finance to get accounting details in public CL Financial bailout. Video courtesy CNMG Programme Air Date: Friday 7 August 2015 Programme Length: 0:17:13

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    AfraRaymond | August 19, 2015 at 8:43 am | Tags: CL Financial bailout, Minister of Finance | Categories: CL Financial Bailout | URL: http://wp.me/pBrZN-1vh

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