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Ramson most likely interrupted a “carefully orchestrated selection process” for PPP presidential candidate – Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Ramkarran, a former long-standing member of the PPP, made his view known in his most recent column.

There, he acknowledged that Ramson recently announced publicly that he would seek the PPP’s nomination to be its presidential candidate for the 2020 general elections. But, Jagdeo chided Ramson and said that he deviated from party principles.            Continue reading

Guyanese women should fight their own battle

Guyanese women should fight their own battle

January 27, 2017 – Stabroek News – Letters – By Yvonne Sam

Dear Editor,

yvonne-sam

Yvonne Sam

Permit me to respond to the letter in Stabroek News of January 26, by Clement Rohee, captioned ‘Where were the women of Guyana on Saturday?’ (see letter below).  Yes, where were they?  It is apropos to quote a Guyanese saying: ‘It na good foh pick up other people fire rage.’ Do the women in Guyana need overseas impetus to jolt their awareness of what is taking place right in their own part of the world?

If as stated by the writer, almost every issue raised (with very few exceptions) affects women in every Caricom country including Guyana, then what have they all done thus far? Do they lack the skills to mobilize and spread awareness, or have they become complacent with their lot? Are there no local clarions to be sounded? No leaders to spur them into action?      Continue reading

Guyana: The 2012 census; the future of the PNC, PPP and AFC – By Freddie Kissoon

Guyana, US ready to overhaul Extradition Treaty

Guyana, US ready to overhaul Extradition Treaty

ExtraditionThursday, 04 June 2015 –  Demerara Waves – by Denis Chabrol and Zena Henry

Guyana is eager to replace an 84-year old Extradition Treaty with the United States (US) and slash the powers of the national security minister in determining whether Guyanese should be sent to that North American country to face trial for a range of crimes.

“We should have a brand new one now with the Americans,” Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan told Demerara Waves Online News in an exclusive interview on Thursday, June 4. “Indeed we would have to do some amendment to both the Fugitive Offenders Amendment Act and also to have a treaty with America,” he added.  Continue reading

Public Security Minister to probe alleged sale of Guyanese citizenship, visas; Rohee calls for evidence

Public Security Minister to probe alleged sale of Guyanese citizenship, visas; Rohee calls for evidence

Khemraj Ramjattan

Khemraj Ramjattan

Friday, 22 May 2015 14:10 – Written by  Denis Scott Chabrol– Demerara Waves

Newly appointed Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan plans to launch a wide-ranging probe into the alleged sale of Guyanese visas and citizenship to mainly Chinese, Indians and Brazilians.

Describing the alleged racket as “huge,” he said a named official collected millions of dollars from staff from two major Asian companies to grant citizenship.

“I will call for all the files. I want as many files as possible in relation to this citizenship thing because it is going to be investigated thoroughly as to who granted what and on the basis of what,” said Ramjattan.   Continue reading

Rohee poses: Showing utter disrespect for the Guyanese people

Rohee poses: Showing utter disrespect for the Guyanese people

May 11, 2015 | By | Filed Under News
Rohee-poses

Rohee-poses

PPP General Secretary/Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee,  gives the nation the finger just after casting his ballot .

Why did the presiding officer allow him to stain the wrong finger in the first place?

Guyana Elections: PPP/C Kitty Rally on 29 March 2015 – 3 articles

PPP/C Kitty Rally…Party promises Specialty Hospital, Amaila Falls Hydro, ICT park, improved UG

Pres. Ramotar - Kitty Meeting

Pres. Ramotar – Kitty Meeting

FULL STORY | |- only scamps and criminals change their names – Pres. Ramotar

Attractive election promises and wounding criticisms of the Opposition characterized the presentations delivered to a massive crowd yesterday during the political rally of… […]

Rohee plans to bury APNU+AFC

FULL STORY | | By Abena Rockcliffe

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee, yesterday told thousands who gathered in Kitty for a political rally that his Party will bury the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance for… […]

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Jagdeo and the PPP – Lifestyle and Politics – by Ralph Ramkarran

JAGDEO AND THE PPP – LIFESTYLE AND POLITICS

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Posted on March 21, 2015 –  by

In an article for my blog, www.conversationtree.gy, published in SN last Sunday, I took issue with a statement by former President Jagdeo that implied that Cheddi and Janet Jagan lived in luxury. His argument that the Jagans lived such a lifestyle, comparable to his own at the time his house was built, was an attempt to justify his own Cadillac lifestyle, which over the past few years has come under severe scrutiny and criticism.

There were outraged responses by many people to Jagdeo’s statement, including from Clem Seecharran and, more indirectly, Peter Fraser, two distinguished Guyanese historians living and working in the UK. But the most telling came from Nadira Jagan-Brancier, the Jagan daughter, Dr. Tulsie Dyal Singh and Sadie Amin. Dr. Singh, who conferred with Dr Jagan about his medical condition just before he died and visited his home, said that his own family home in Palmyra on the Corentyne when he was growing up in the 1950s was of similar size to the Jagan home. Sadie Amin gave a description of the modest lifestyle and home of the Jagans, including its leaking roof.   Continue reading

Guyana Elections: Anti-government protestor assassinated + Reactions and comments

Anti-government protestor assassinated

March 11, 2015 | By | Filed Under News

Opposition political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing, well known for his one-man protests, was shot dead last evening at Third Avenue, Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara (EBD) while urging frontpageresidents to vote against the ruling party in the upcoming General and Regional elections on May 11.
The 40-year-old Crum-Ewing of Golden Grove, EBD, was shot about five times.
The shooting is believed to have occurred sometime between 19:40 to 20:00 hrs.

Police in a statement said that Crum-Ewing was walking along the roadway at Third Avenue when a car with four men drove up from which shots were discharged at him, “after which the men escaped”.   Continue reading

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

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