I am still awestruck by the Amaila Falls award and by the dozens of politically exposed persons who seek to defend a glaring example of political patronage.
It is astonishing, that an entity without any expertise, assets, or infrastructure can win such an important award.
However, the collective bewilderment of the population is now a moot issue, because the Government is unlikely to cancel the award.
Because of the Amaila Falls award, the most recent Auditor General’s Report and other discoveries like the Public Accounts Committee recent finding, I am eagerly anticipating the forthcoming Transparency International (TI) report. I would not be surprised if Guyana falls lower on the list overall somewhere in the vicinity of 140-150. Moreover, such a designation would be justified by the increased disclosure of corrupt practices by and on behalf of the Government.
The reality is that these practices were occurring without public disclosure in the past. Thanks to a few courageous media outlets, the truth is being told.
I understand the concerns about the TIP report. Will we bury our heads in the sand when TI issues its report?
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