Daily Archives: 03/05/2019

Guyana Politics: Jagdeo flayed for ‘crass’ display

— Prime Minister Nagamootoo and Ralph Ramkarran urge maturity

Bharrat Jagdeo

Guyana Chronicle – March 4, 2018:  FORMER PPP executive and former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, has criticised Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s announcement that he will turn down a meeting on election matters with President David Granger on March 6 on election matters.

Jagdeo last Thursday at his weekly press briefing, cited two letters which were sent to Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman by the President, saying they were doctored, and as such, he will ignore the President’s invitation.

Minister of State Joseph Harmon has already refuted the claims made by Jagdeo as malicious, deceitful and bewildering.      Continue reading

Guyana Politics: TIGI ups pressure on Irfaan Ali to produce qualifications

– says issue raises questions on if he can be trusted with Presidential immunity if elected

Dr. Troy Thomas – TIGI

“It is not a simple matter, it is not a matter that you can just brush aside. It is very important. It goes to the core of morals and also highlights competence…He must clarify the matter and I think this is something he should do immediately…” – TIGI President

President of Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc (TIGI) Dr. Troy Thomas is calling on People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali to fulfill his responsibilities to the people of Guyana. During an interview with this newspaper yesterday, Dr. Thomas said that as a public official, Ali has a major responsibility to be transparent and accountable.

That view was already proffered by anti-corruption advocate, Chris Ram, with reference to the ongoing dispute surrounding Ali’s qualifications.        Continue reading

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – February 2019

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Attached is our February 2019 Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter. You may also click on the following link to access a copy:



Words cannot express the pain and sadness that our community is going through right now, due to the horrific loss of life of two of our very hardworking women. Denise Cully (58) and Patricia Ellis (59) died as a result of a terrible accident along Success Public Road, caused by a minibus they were commuting in, early Sunday morning, 3rd March, 2019. They were both vendors at Bourda Market, where they were going to ply their trade.          Continue reading

BHS Alumni Association -Toronto – Annual May Hatters’ Tea Party – May 4, 2019

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Guyana Politics: Political rejection of Africa entitlement under the guise of scholarship

Mar 04, 2019  Features / ColumnistsFreddie Kissoon 

The lava spewing from the no-confidence volcano is engulfing the society where masks are falling off like mangoes on a tree in a yard of one of the managers’ home on a sugar estate. Some want to see the PNC retain in power because of ethnic loyalty.

Some want to see an Indian government return to rule Guyana. Some want to see Jagdeo ride the waves again. Some are so annoyed with the failures of the AFC that they want to see the PPP return so they can laugh at the humiliation of Nagamootoo and Ramjattan. Some feel the APNU+AFC’s time was an abject failure and the no-confidence vote (NCV) offers a new pathway. Continue reading

 BHS Alumni Association – Toronto- Niagara Casino Visit – April 27, 2019

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