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Swearing in of President David Granger – Capitol TV News video

SPECIAL REPORT: Swearing in of President David Granger

By Capitol TV News – Guyana

Georgetown Guyana: City celebrates APNU+AFC coalition’s win

Georgetown Guyana: City celebrates coalition’s win

May 14, 2015 | By KNEWS |
Supporters of the APNU+AFC coalition celebrating on Thursday 14th May at their Queenstown command center and around Georgetown. [click pictures to enlarge]
Supporters of the APNU+AFC coalition celebrating yesterday at the Queenstown and around Georgetown command center

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Former U.S. Pres. Jimmy Carter calls for release of election results – Guyana Elections 2015

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter calls for release of election results- re Guyana Elections 2015

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By Staff Editor On May 13, 2015 @ 7:41 pm In Local News

Former US president Jimmy Carter has called on the Guyana Elections Commission to release the 2015 election results. Below is the full press release:
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has urged Guyana’s election commission to release election results and called on political leaders to act responsibly.
“I call on GECOM to urgently publicize all of the results that it has received and reviewed in Georgetown.

Guyana Elections 2015: Businesses jittery; ABC diplomats and Joint Services urge normalcy

Business community jittery; ABC diplomats urge normalcy

Workers reinforcing the entrance to a Regent Street department store on Elections Day, May 11, 2015. The store opened its doors for business on Tuesday.Top Western diplomats in Guyana say let businesses continue as several owners in Georgetown opted to keep their doors closed Tuesday owing to the unrest in Sophia last night.  Last evening several…

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 Private sector calls on political parties, police to take anti-violence measures

Private sector calls on political parties, police to take anti-violence measuresIn the wake of the fiery violence that erupted Monday night in Sophia that left several vehicles burnt, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Tuesday called on political parties to rein in their…

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Guyana Elections 2015: GECOM preliminary results – release #1 – Tuesday 12 May 2015

GECOM releases first set of preliminary results

ballot boxTuesday 12 May 2015 – 7.00PM – Stabroek News

TOTAL Voters registered = 570,787

TOTAL polling stations = 2,299  Continue reading

Guyana Elections Results 2015 – Statements of Poll – Stabroek News

Guyana Elections Results 2015 – Statements of Poll

Stabroek News: 11 May 2015

Stabroek News will this evening be publishing the results of Statements of Poll posted up outside of polling stations as they become available. Members of the public are reminded that these figures are not indicative of a trend but merely reflect the results from individual stations.

We are now posting official GECOM results on this page:

Guyana Elections Results 2015 – Final

http://www.stabroeknews.com/guyana-elections-results-2015/

 

Guyana Elections: Jimmy Carter falls ill, leaves Guyana with several others

Jimmy Carter falls ill, leaves Guyana with several others

Sunday, 10 May 2015 12:10 – Written by   – Demerara Waves

U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center election observation delegation co-leaders — Dame Billie Miller of Barbados and Dame Audrey Glover of the United Kingdom with Guyana presidential candidate David Granger. (Carter Center photo)

Photo: U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center election observation delegation co-leaders — Dame Billie Miller of Barbados and Dame Audrey Glover of the United Kingdom with Guyana presidential candidate David Granger. (Carter Center photo)

The Carter Center said the mission would continue to observe the elections slated for May 11, 2015.    Continue reading

Guyana Elections 2015: APNU+AFC promises to set up Special Fund for natural resources

Opposition coalition promises to set up Special Fund for natural resources

Sunday, 10 May 2015 01:01 – Written by  Denis Scott Chabrol – Demerara Waves

A section of the APNU+AFC's attendees at the coalition's rally.

A section of the APNU+AFC’s attendees at the coalition’s rally.. … Click to Enlarge

Just days after authorities announced that Exxon-Mobil, an American oil giant has found hydrocarbons offshore Guyana but was yet to determine if it was in commercial quantities, the leader of the opposition coalition, David Granger announced that if he wins next Monday’s General Elections government would stash away some of the earnings from the natural resources sector for future generations.

“I am talking about putting the profits coming out of gold and diamonds, coming out of timber and coming out of petroleum and any other mineral discovered in this country but the profits will go into a Sovereign Wealth Fund to benefit future generations,” Granger told a mammoth gathering at a rally held  at the Square of the Revolution by A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change (APNU+ AFC)Continue reading

INGRATITUDE WORST THAN OBEAH …. Joey Jagan Speaks Out

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INGRATITUDE WORST THAN OBEAH …. Joey Jagan Speaks Out

By Waltie Ainsworth

Click link: Joey Jagan endorses APNU-AFC to read the Joey Jagan article:
Joey Jagan endorses APNU+AFC; says Jagdeo is the ‘coolie bully of politics’; welcomes ex-military in politics

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo has issued a fatwah claiming there will be no debates between and among the candidates for elections. He claims that he cannot multitask: suck cane and whistle. His focus seems to be reclaiming support for his party which from all accounts is fraying at the seams. “boat gone a falls can’t turn back.”

GAWU, the sugar workers union in Guyana, last Friday heckled President Donald Ramotar and called him names that imply that the party is over. Big business men like Ramkarran, Yesu Persaud have also put the PPP on notice that their support will go elsewhere forcing Jagdeo to…

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Guyana Elections 2015: PPP accuses APNU+AFC of planning to steal elections

PPP accuses APNU+AFC of planning to steal elections

PPP accuses APNU+AFC of planning to steal electionsFacing its toughest electoral battle in 23 years, Guyana’s People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Sunday night accused the opposition of plotting to create confusion and steal next week’s general and regional elections.

Addressing thousands of persons at a rally at Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice, President Donald Ramotar urged vigilance against the stuffing of ballot boxes near the end of polling day and collusion between the opposition and Presiding Officers to prevent ballots from being stamped. “Some of the Presiding Officers do no stamp the ballots and when they come to count the votes, they reject them as spoilt ballots,” he said. He stressed that the ballots must be stamped in two places and voters must ensure that the Presiding Officers do so.  Continue reading

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