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AFC’s pro-democracy proposal poses negotiating challenges – Greenidge

AFC’s pro-democracy proposal poses negotiating challenges – Greenidge

December 10, 2014 | By | Filed  By Kiana Wilburg
APNU’s Carl Greenidge

APNU’s Carl Greenidge

The recent proposal by Alliance For Change (AFC) leader, Khemraj Ramjattan to have a pro-democracy alliance is  perceived by some politicians to be wise, but A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)’s financial point man, Carl Greenidge believes otherwise. He holds the view that Ramjattan’s initiative will pose some negotiating challenges.

Ramjattan made the announcement in an address to his party’s conference which was held at the St. Stanislaus College auditorium.

“Hard decisions would have to be made, and indeed the AFC is ready to enter, if necessary, into negotiations and to lead a pro-democracy alliance of progressive forces that is comprised of civic groups, workers’ unions, political forces…and by political forces here we are talking about even PPP members who have been disenchanted with the performance of the PPP thus far, and even APNU,” he had said to a loud round of applause. Continue reading