BREAKING: Harmon, Greenidge, Gaskin and Roopnaraine resign

first_imgPresident David Granger has accepted the resignations of Minister of State Joseph Harmon; Business Minister Dominic Gaskin; Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge; and Public Service Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine as Members of Parliament owing to their status as dual citizens.Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge These resignations came in light of mounting pressure from Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and Civil Society who have been calling the governing Ministers to resign in light of the Appeal Court’s Ruling with respect to Dual Citizenship. Harmon is a US citizen while Greenidge, Gaskin and Roopnaraine are all UK citizens.Business Minister Dominic Gaskin See the full statement, issued this morning, from the Ministry of Presidency:The Government of Guyana is committed to the upholding of the Constitution of Guyana and by virtue, the March 22, 2019 ruling of the Court of Appeal on the December 21, 2018 Motion of No Confidence, which was brought against the Government.In this regard, as of Monday, April 1, 2019, His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, has received and accepted the resignation of all coalition Members of Parliament who are holders of dual citizenship. These members will not be returning to Parliament therefore, when it reconvenes on April 11, 2019.Minister of State Joseph Harmoncenter_img More details in the Wednesday, April 03, 2019 edition of the Guyana Times.Public Service Minister Rupert Roopnarainelast_img read more

Insider Trading: Man United to miss out on midfielder? Plus, latest Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham news

first_imgtalkSPORT’s transfer guru, Warren Haughton, joins Hawksbee and Jacobs to round up all the very latest rumours and gossip.He discusses Manchester United’s move for Bayern Munich stalwart Bastian Schweinsteiger, and claims the Bayern Munich star is set to stay at the Bundesliga side.One central midfielder who could be on his way to Old Trafford though is Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin, with the two clubs edging closer to a deal for the France man.There’s also the latest on Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos’ switch to the north west, and Nathaniel Clyne’s move from the Saints to Liverpool, which is due to be completed on Wednesday.In other news, Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has been linked with Tottenham, with Emmanuel Adebayor possibly moving in the other direction.Here’s some of the top transfer rumours on Dzeko set for Manchester City stay as agent rubbishes Roma speculationInter Milan turn attentions to Chelsea starTottenham transfer report: Deal for Juventus striker Fernando Llorente edging closerLyon make £7m bid for West Ham targetRoma striker Mattia Destro closes in on £10m move to MonacoReports: Liverpool AND West Ham in talks with Monaco over £21m-rated defenderInter Milan make signing Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva top priorityDutch prodigy ‘95% certain’ to leave Barcelona for LiverpoolInter Milan move step closer in race for Manchester United targetReports – Chelsea in advanced talks with Atletico Madrid over starReal Madrid to move for Man City target if they lose Sergio Ramos to Man UnitedManchester United to move for this World Cup star if David De Gea joins Real Madrid?Arsenal starlet set to join Championship side Ipswich Town on loanlast_img read more