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President’s ‘royal power’ will be taken away, Hughes promises at APNU+AFC rally

President’s ‘royal power’ will be taken away, Hughes promises

April 8, 2015 | By | Filed Under News
AFC Executive Nigel Hughes addressing the gathering.

AFC Executive Nigel Hughes addressing the gathering

…as thousands turn up for APNU+AFC rally post Nomination
With A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) having presented its lists of candidates, thousands of supporters marched through central Georgetown yesterday afternoon, escorting their leadership to Independence Park for their first post-Nomination Day rally.

AFC executive Nigel Hughes, addressing the milieu of gold and green, reminded those gathered of the historical significance of the ground. He also called for a moment of silence in reflection of all who had lost their lives in the process of fighting for freedom.  Continue reading

Are those who did not support the PPP now second-class voter? – Eusi Kwayana

Are those who did not support the PPP now second-class voters? – Eusi Kwayana letter

June 7, 2012 | BY KNEWS |
Dear Editor:

Coming from me, this letter and the opinions in it may surprise many because of my 41-year stand-off with the People’s National Congress.  Yet it would be irresponsible for me to remain silent when I see the PNC making statements that open the way from their side for progress in Guyana.

Normally, I submit my letters to the press to a small circle for advice and information. Always, I alone am responsible for what I write. In this case, they will see this letter only after I have sent it to the press. I want no one else to be blamed, if there is blame.

It was humiliating to hear a United Nations specialist chide members of Guyana’s parliament for failing to use the present situation after the November 28, 2011 elections to create healthy governance and serve the Guyanese people.  Continue reading

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