Daily Archives: May 14, 2015

Georgetown Guyana: City celebrates APNU+AFC coalition’s win

Georgetown Guyana: City celebrates coalition’s win

May 14, 2015 | By KNEWS |
Supporters of the APNU+AFC coalition celebrating on Thursday 14th May at their Queenstown command center and around Georgetown. [click pictures to enlarge]
Supporters of the APNU+AFC coalition celebrating yesterday at the Queenstown and around Georgetown command center

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Joining APNU/AFC unity govt not an option for defeated PPP

Joining APNU/AFC unity govt not an option for defeated PPP

Thursday, 14 May 2015 17:36 – Written by    – by Zena Henry
Joining APNU/AFC unity govt not an option for defeated PPP

PPP Joining APNU/AFC unity govt? – NO!

Apart from their refusal to accept defeat at the General and Regional Elections 2015, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) does not see joining the A Partnership for National Unity +Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) Coalition in a government of national unity as an option.

President Donald Ramotar when asked about joining the Coalition’s unity train said that, “That has not arisen… that is not an option in front of the party.”
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Guyana: Latest Elections Updates – Thursday 14 May 2015

Latest Elections Updates – Thursday 14 May 2015

President Donald Ramotar (centre) speaking at Freedom House.  At left is PPP Secretary Zulfikar Mustapha. At right is party official Ganga Persaud.

Ramotar not conceding election, wants total recount

@ 3.30 pm – President Donald Ramotar has refused to concede that the PPP/C has lost the 2015 general elections and while saying that the party has won, has called for a total recount of all the votes. “I cannot concede that I lost this election,” he told reporters at a PPP/C press conference at Freedom House this afternoon. [Read more]

Swami Aksharananda calls on PPP/C to concede elections   Continue reading

Guyana Elections: PPPC unwilling to concede defeat

PPPC unwilling to concede defeat

Thursday, 14 May 2015 14:00-  Written by   – by Zena Henry and Denis Chabrol

Gail Teixeira and Charles Ramson.

Photo: PPP Executive Committee Member, Gail Teixeira and Attorney-at-Law, Charles Ramson.

Executive Committee member Gail Teixeira said her party preferred to await the official declaration of the final results by the Chief Elections Officer. “There has to be an official declaration by law,” she said when asked whether her party would be conceding defeat to the coalition of A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC).   Continue reading

Guyana Election: Figures show APNU+AFC wins elections but no declaration

Figures show APNU+AFC wins elections but no declaration

May 14, 2015 12:31 pm — http://www.inewsguyana.com]   By Jomo Paul

President and Prime Minister elect, David Granger (right) and Moses Nagamootoo.

Photo: President and Prime Minister elect, David Granger (right) and Moses Nagamootoo

Just moments ago, the Chief Election Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield released raw data of the 2015 General and Regional Elections which shows that APNU+ AFC’s Brigadier David Granger is Guyana’s new President-elect

APNU+AFC has managed to acquire 206, 817 votes while the PPP/C has acquired 201,457 votes.   Continue reading

APNU+AFC Coalition says GECOM announcement reckless, provocative

Coalition says GECOM announcement reckless, provocative

 The APNU+AFC Coalition said late on Wednesday night it is immensely disappointed and alarmed by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) selective announcement of results at a press conference held this evening.

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 13 May 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 13 May 2015

  • GECOM meets Granger and Team.
  • PPP challenges count of some ballots in all ten electoral districts
  • PPP disputes count of ballots in some areas
  • Carter Centre urges country to move forward
  • US Embassy wants smooth transition of new government
  • Diplomats make recommendations to improve electoral process
  • Commonwealth Observers hail elections process
  • Business still slow in Capital City- Georgetown
  • Sports

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Climate Disruption – Thought of the Week

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Satellite Photo of the Amazon Rainforest - 31 July 2011

Satellite Photo of the Amazon Rainforest – July 31, 2011
Photo Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The Lungs of Our Planet are Dying

“Tropical rainforests have been popularly thought of as the “lungs” of the planet. Here, we show for the first time that during severe drought, the rate at which they “inhale” carbon through photosynthesis can decrease. This decreased uptake of carbon does not decrease growth rates but does mean an increase in tree deaths…”
~ Dr. Christopher Doughty, Lead Author of Research Paper “Drought impact on forest carbon dynamics and fluxes in Amazonia,” University of Oxford, UK.

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Looks like the PPP/C concedes defeat, begin clearing out offices

PPP/C concedes defeat, begin clearing out offices

MAY 14, 2015 | BY | Packing and shredding documents
Persons packing items and boxes into the SUV.

Persons packing items and boxes into the SUV.

Officials of a number of Government agencies and Ministries seem to be packing up and leaving, ahead of the official announcement of the winner of Monday’s General and Regional elections.

Yesterday, amidst reports of movements of files and other official documents, Kaieteur News managed to determine that this was indeed the case.

This was a clear indication that the People’s Progressive Party/Civic was conceding that it had lost the elections.  Continue reading

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