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GUYANA: President Ali; VP Jagdeo discuss Berbice deepwater port with CGX; investors

President Irfaan Ali (right) and Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo.

 Mar 19, 2021 – Kaieteur News – The construction of a deep-water harbour in Berbice is currently engaging the attention of Head of State, President, Irfaan Ali, Vice President, Bharrat Jagdeo, and Canadian oil company, CGX Guyana, along with investors.

This is according to Minister within the Ministry of Public Works with responsibility for the Energy Sector, Deodat Indar, in a live broadcast interview on Monday, facilitated by Globespan24X7.  Continue reading

GUYANA POLITICS: Start of govt, opposition inclusive governance talks in limbo

 — “no honest interlocutor”- Jagdeo ; “that is none of his business”- Harmon

Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, Mr. David Granger, Dr. Irfaan Ali and Mr. Joseph Harmon in talks. (file photo).

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has cast some doubt over the start of inclusive governance talks with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU+AFC), because the opposition coalition continues to maintain that this year’s general elections  were rigged and experienced People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) politicians have been removed from the National Assembly.

He said the Irfaan Ali-led administration was committed to examining the governance model and addresses more concerns but government’s dilemma was that “there is honest interlocutor” in the coalition.      Continue reading

Guyana Government: PPP/C Ministerial Cabinet 2020 – photos

Search still on for Finance Minister   

With consultations still ongoing in an effort to identify a Minister of Finance, the PPP/C government will in the meantime utilise the skills of former President and current Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on financial matters, President Irfaan Ali announced on August 5, 2020.

No portfolio was assigned for Prime Minister Mark Phillips yesterday when President Irfaan Ali named 19 ministers of his government but he stated that when that area of responsibility is made public it would reflect one that is “weighty.”

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APNU-AFC: Granger and Ramjattan criticize the PPP/C’s Cabinet

Kaieteur News – August 6, 2020

The David Granger/Khemraj Ramjattan-led APNU+AFC coalition yesterday went on a tirade against the governing People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) following the appointment of the new Cabinet at the Arthur Chung International Conference Centre.

The coalition made it clear that it sees the appointment as a “rubberstamp” Cabinet under the “authoritarian” control of Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo.
The coalition hurled insults at Jagdeo, and challenged the legitimacy of the Cabinet of President Irfaan Ali.

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Guyana Politics: President Ali promises unity, transparency, accountability

 — Western Nations urge bridging of divisions

Newly-elected President of Guyana, Dr. Irfaan Ali on Sunday August 2, promised to work towards national unity but he gave no indication of when he would reach out to the Chairman of the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), David Granger.
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Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo earlier Sunday insisted that, in keeping with his People’s Progressive Party’s (PPP) 2020 elections campaign manifesto, talks would be held with the opposition only after the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) declaration of a result.

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