Daily Archives: February 21, 2015

Ambassador Harper- PPP’s P.M. candidate – not a vote-getter — analysts

Ambassador Harper- a competent woman of integrity but not a vote-getter— analysts

Saturday, 21 February 2015 22:49  -Written by  Denis Scott Chabrol -CND

Education Minister, Priya Manickchand and PPPC Prime Ministerial candidate, Ambassador Elisabeth Harper.

Elisabeth Harper

Elisabeth Harper

Just hours after the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) began playing up the significance of a competent, honest woman as its Prime Ministerial candidate, two political analysts do not believe Ambassador Elisabeth Harper will bring much votes to the incumbent party against a combined opposition in the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections.

“I don’t think she will contribute any votes to the PPP. I think she brings value in terms of atmosphere and aesthetics. I mean she is a nice lady, she has been competent in what she is doing,” said former PPPC government minister, Dr. Henry Jeffrey.   Continue reading

Cricket World Cup 2015 – West Indies rout Pakistan in record win

Pakistan v West Indies - 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

Photo: Jerome Taylor claimed three wickets at the top to derail Pakistan’s chase and consign them to a 150-run loss in Christchurch © Getty Images

Pak v WI, Group B, Christchurch

Russell leads sloppy Pakistan’s rout

Highlights: Record win for West Indies against Pakistan- VIDEO

Two most frustrating teams of these times matched each other mistake for mistake until West Indies took the decisive advantage in the last 14 overs of their innings and the first four of the defence. Having stumbled to 167 for 3 in 36 – with one batsman retired and possibly out of the tournament – they took 143 in the remaining overs thanks to urgency shown by Denesh Ramdin, Lendl Simmons andAndre Russell.   Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos: 20 February 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos: 20 February 2015

  • Teacher, six students killed after car plunges into trench
  • University students clash with Police
  • Magistrate Geeta Chandan-Edmond fired
  • Jagdeo to oversee all major projects as Chairman of National Economic Council
  • APNU/AFC Coalition announces 10-point governance plan
  • Spring Tides flood several communities
  • No Police charges for Presidential Guards for slapping Aishalton teacher
  • Another Look at the Courts
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV News videos:-    Continue reading

Alliance will rescue nation from flawed governance – Greenidge

Alliance will rescue nation from flawed governance – Greenidge

February 20, 2015 | By |
APNU’s Carl Greenidge

APNU’s Carl Greenidge

Since the Alliance for Change (AFC) and the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) joined forces on APNU’s Carl Greenidge Valentine’s Day, there has been positive feedback as well as several concerns regarding the true intentions of the pre-election prodemocracy coalition.

Some letter writers and political activists, hold the view that the partnership seems to be more concerned about who gets what and not necessarily how certain critical issues will be tackled and the details of its action plan. Continue reading

Guyana Elections: Opposition coalition means another PPPC victory- Luncheon

Opposition coalition means another PPPC victory- Luncheon

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 – Written by   – CMD

The PPP Headquarters, Freedom House.

The PPP Headquarters, Freedom House

A two-horse race at the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections is expected to see the incumbent People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) returning to office for a sixth straight term, according to government’s Chief Spokesman, Dr. Roger Luncheon.

Luncheon, who is also an Executive Committee member of the PPP, welcomed the coalition between the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC).   Continue reading

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