Daily Archives: May 16, 2015

Guyana Elections 2015: Final results of the 2015 General Elections – David Granger sworn in as President

Gecom imageFinal results of the 2015 General Elections declared

Demerara Waves:  1.30 PM  – Saturday 16 May 2015

The Final Results of the 2015 General Elections were declared by the Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield today. The APNU+AFC have 33 seats and the PPPC has 32 seats in the National Assembly.

Mr David Granger is expected to be sworn in as the next President of Guyana on the balcony of Parliament Building.  [see results below – click to enlarge]   Continue reading

Donald Ramotar once asked me what is “the poetic essence of history” – By Freddie Kissoon

Pres. Donald Ramotar

Donald Ramotar

Donald Ramotar once asked me what is “the poetic essence of history”.

May 16, 2015 | By KNews | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon

In a letter in the Kaieteur News, published several years ago, long before he became President, Donald Ramotar, inquired about something I wrote in one of my columns, “the poetic essence of history.”  I didn’t reply. I felt if I had defined the term, it would not have made an ounce of difference to Ramotar.

I didn’t offer a definition because (at the time) I felt Ramotar had become disrespectful of the poetic essence of history when in a conversation at Bakewell’s, he bluntly told me that the giant of a woman, Andaiye, a founding member of the Working People’s Alliance, was racist against Indian people.  Continue reading

Who will lead the Caribbean? – By David Jessop

The View from Europe: Who will lead the Caribbean?
By David Jessop -Published on May 16, 2015 – Caribbean News Now

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David Jessop

Across the Caribbean there is a pervasive view that the Anglophone part of the region needs to find a new pathway to development, and a fresh narrative about its future. The sense is that the regional integration process has failed, and there is an absence of leadership, vision and implementation.

The conference, which could be viewed online, brought together figures from academia, the private sector, civil society, and government to debate the future of the region by encouraging participants to think differently, even disruptively.As Professor Andy Knight, the director of the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) Institute of International Relations at its St Augustine campus so succinctly put it at the recent Forum on the Future of the Caribbean in Trinidad: “There is a hunger across the Caribbean region for change in the way we think of ourselves, the way in which we interact with one another and the way in which we are governed.” Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 15 May 2015

Capitol TV logoGuyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 15 May 2015

  • Private Sector, ABC countries maintain elections were free, fair and credible
  • EU commends Monday’s vote
  • Granger celebrates victory with supporters
  • GCCI praises elections process
  • PPP faces growing isolation over failure to concede defeat
  • PPP continues to charge elections were rigged
  • Many call on PPP to concede defeat
  • Sports

Click on links below to view the TV News videos:-  
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So About This Anti-climatic APNU + AFC Win…

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