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GUYANA: Gov’t to host massive outreach to Buxton/Friendship on Monday July 4, 2022

Photo: Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips engaging residents of Buxton

Buxtonians and residents of other neighboring villages will have the opportunity to meet with several government ministers on Monday, July 4, to discuss developmental issues and other concerns, when government takes a major outreach to the East Coast Demerara community.

The exercise will be led by Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, and fulfills a commitment made by His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, when he visited the village last Tuesday.      Continue reading

Guyana Politics: I feel personally insulted by Irfaan Ali’s Press Conference – Freddie Kissoon

I feel personally insulted by what Irfaan Ali did

Guyana Politics: PPPC’s Irfaan Ali: “I’m an honest candidate”… he says at press conference

PPPC’s Irfaan Ali: ”I am very comfortable with my qualifications.”

PPPC Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali flanked by Kwame McCoy and Joseph Hamilton

People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali continues to maintain that his academic credentials are above board, telling reporters on Thursday, April 11, 2019… “I’m an honest candidate. …I am very comfortable with my qualifications.”

However, he provided few details including whether he used a suspicious paper from a virtually unheard of West Coast Demerara institution to register for his first Master’s Degree in India. He was asked specifically to state the baseline qualification he had used to pursue that degree.

Ali refused to answer the question and when he was told so, news conference moderator Kwame McCoy interjected saying “Excuse me, Mr. Ali has answered the question in the way he wishes to answer. I will now ask us to move on.”      Continue reading

Sporadic glitches taint voting in the city

Sporadic glitches taint voting in the city

NOVEMBER 29, 2011 | Kaieteur News

A Presiding Officer, Onika Beckles, was forced to call in the police at an Aubrey Barker Road Polling Station after she was admittedly shoved against a wall by People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Candidate Odinga Lumumba who also verbally abused the young woman.

Lumumba also grabbed the camera phone from an Election Assistance Bureau (EAB) observer who began recording the altercation and threw it to the floor destroying it in the process.
An angry Lumumba subsequently apologized to the election observer and offered to replace the phone saying that he was angry at the time.   Continue reading

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