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Guyana: Jagdeo slams GAWU President’s position on sugar talks with govt + Video

Jagdeo slams GAWU President’s position on sugar talks with govt

Komal Chand – GAWU

General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday publicly rejected positive statements by the President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), Komal Chand about talks with President David Granger.

While Jagdeo insisted that the PPP “has no rift” with GAWU, he appeared to send a strong signal that he would not mind the now aged Chand and other union elders removed. “We will support the union there. You have a lot of good, strong, young, bright leaders of GAWU who will have a great future in building that union and keeping it relevant,” he said.     Continue reading

Former President Jagdeo ill, flown overseas

Former President Jagdeo ill, flown overseas

Fmr. President Jagdeo

Fmr. President Jagdeo

Demerara Waves- February 23, 2014

Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo and his long-time friend, Dr. Ranjisinghi Ramroop left for Florida Friday night aboard a chartered flight.

The Lear Jet, bearing registration number N425SA, winged out with the two gentlemen aboard about 10:30 PM.

There has been speculation in some quarters that Jagdeo was severely ill and needed to travel. One usually reliable source told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) that Jagdeo and his doctors were not taking any chances because he might have contracted a bad bout of dengue hemorrhagic fever during a recent visit to India.  Continue reading