joe harmon explains why he halted seizure of baishanlin vehicles #guyana

without casting judgement or calling names. some people think we in this scuntry are fools

Over the past weeks, several reports in the media conveyed the erroneous impression that I had used my official Government position to interfere in the work of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA). Reports alleged also that there were corrupt dealings with the Company involved in the intended actions by the GRA.
I refrained from making a public response to those reports earlier because my actions were linked to Guyana’s diplomatic relations and its pursuit of foreign investment that would be beneficial to the people of Guyana. Continue reading

guyana flashback : joe harmon says baishanlin is a corrupt parasite

“We cannot allow corrupt officials to be entering into agreements which facilitate this kind of destruction.” – Joe Harmon on baishanlin, September, 2014
life is stranger than fiction
thank god for newspaper archives
to quote american philosopher george w. bush, “There’s an old saying in Tennessee — I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again.”

Harmon had previously compared the behaviour of Bai Shan Lin to that of a parasite, only feeding viciously off of Guyana’s resources.
The politician noted that it is now clearer than ever why the company tried its utmost to avoid parliamentary scrutiny for the past two years.
The Parliamentarian said that since last year, the Natural Resources Sectoral Committee received reports of this sort of abuse in the logging industry but when “we called on the Minister, he only gave us a set of excuses.
“For two years straight Minister Persaud avoided us. We cannot allow corrupt officials to be entering into agreements which facilitate this kind of destruction.” Continue reading