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Guyana Politics: APNU, AFC talks stall over prime ministerial candidate

From left are Dominic Gaskin, Cathy Hughes, Sherod Duncan and Raphael Trotman

From left are Dominic Gaskin, Cathy Hughes, Sherod Duncan and Raphael Trotman

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Speaking at press conference on October 24, AFC Treasurer Dominic Gaskin explained that the naming of the Presidential and PM candidates by the APNU and AFC respectively remains a “fundamental and non-negotiable tenet” of the coalition.            Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Ramjattan to challenge Nagamootoo for PM post

Photo: Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo (left), and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan

Guyana Politics: Charandass Persaud plans party to prevent PNCR or PPP/C majority

Charrandass Persaud plans to sue Ramjattan, Top Cop on return

  • believes new party will prevent PNCR, PPP/C parliamentary majority

Stabroek News – 03 February 2019.

With his return to Guyana expected to be “very soon,” former government parliamentarian Charrandass Persaud says his first move will be filing lawsuits against Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan and Police Commissioner Leslie James, whom he believes have slandered him.

Persaud told Sunday Stabroek during a telephone interview last Thursday that he will also pursue his plans to establish his own political party, which he is confident will get enough support for at least four seats at the next general elections.     Continue reading

The AFC at 12: The journey has ended – by Freddie Kissoon  

The AFC at 12: The journey has ended31

 Yesterday marked one dozen years since the Alliance for Change came into being at the Ocean View Hotel, Liliendaal on October 29, 2005. I thought of doing this article yesterday, the actual birthday, but I considered the topic on the insensitivity of our leaders to poverty in Guyana more pressing and relevant for a Sunday column.

Has the AFC become a fading superstar? I think the final performance on stage will be 2020. It is definitely outside the scope of one newspaper column to analyse the twelve-year journey of the AFC. The AFC has not had an attractive birth or continuation of its life. It was essentially a middle class formation that followed Raphael Trotman out of the PNC, and Sheila Holder brought a few middle class admirers with her.   Continue reading

Massive turnout at Guyana Golden Jubilee celebration in New York

Massive turnout at Guyana Golden Jubilee celebration in New York

A section of the attendees at the Guyana Jubilee Unity Concert last Sunday in Brooklyn.

A section of the attendees at the Guyana Jubilee Unity Concert last Sunday in Brooklyn.

The parade, which commenced at Church and Utica Avenues in the heart of the Guyanese-American community in Brooklyn, was led by Committee Chairman, Mr. Rickford Burke, Guyanese American New York State Senator-Hon. Roxanne Persaud, Guyana’s Second Vice-President and Minister of National Security, Khemraj Ramjattan and Guyana’s Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson. The Christian Fellowship Pathfinder Club Marching Band was the drum corps of the parade.   Continue reading

UPDATED: 17 prisoners dead, five others injured in violent Georgetown Prison unrest

16 prisoners dead, five others injured in violent Georgetown Prison unrest

Georgetown Prison on fire

Georgetown Prison on fire

 The death toll in Thursday’s violent unrest at the Georgetown Prison has risen to 16, even  as authorities said calm has been restored to the maximum security facility.

Guyana’s Public  Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan said the incident was also engaging the attention of President David GrangerContinue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – various sources – 08 November 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 08 November 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

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Guyana ministerial team meets with Canadian investors : Kaieteur News

Guyana ministerial team meets with Canadian investors

October 12, 2015 | By | Filed Under News

From left John Baird from Bennett Jones Law Firm, Minister Dominic Gaskin, Minister David Patterson, Abraham Drost President and CEO of Carlisle Goldfields, Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan, Andrew Ramcharran Executive Vice President of Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. and Abbas Khan of Bennett Jones Law Firm.

Guyana ministerial team meets with Canadian investors : Kaieteur News

From left John Baird from Bennett Jones Law Firm, Minister Dominic Gaskin, Minister David Patterson, Abraham Drost President and CEO of Carlisle Goldfields, Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan, Andrew Ramcharran Executive Vice President of Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. and Abbas Khan of Bennett Jones Law Firm.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 08 October 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 08 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

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Audit on Frequency Management Unit reveals …Previous Govt. gave PPP boys $$$$ waivers

OCTOBER 8, 2015 |…entity foregoes millions in fees   The forensic audit into the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) has unearthed some of the “most appalling acts of corruption”, said Junior Finance Minister, Jaipaul Sharma, yesterday. The Head of the Unit is Valmiki Singh. According to the agency website, the mission of the NFMU which was established in December […]

State audit finds major fuel racket at NCN

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | – One vehicle visited GuyOil station 28 times in July 2014     A state audit on the 2014 financial statements of the National Communications Network (NCN) has confirmed serious breaches of systems. According to a draft report prepared by the Audit Office of Guyana and sent last month to Chief Executive Officer, Molly Hassan, NCN during […]   Continue reading

BREAKING: Venezuela building up troops near Guyana border

BREAKING: Venezuela building up troops near Guyana border

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 –  by  Denis Scott Chabrol – Demerara Waves

Granger - MaduroPhoto: Guyana’s President David Granger and the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro

President David Granger on Tuesday said Venezuela was building up troops near the border with Guyana.

“We have recently received reports that Venezuela has been making extraordinary military deployments in eastern Venezuela, that is western Guyana, which seem to be impacting on Guyana’s territorial defence,” he told reporters.

He said he and top security chiefs were meeting Tuesday to craft a response.  Continue reading

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