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David Hinds’ Media Comments

David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves

PPP, Afro-Guyanese groups slam each other over “Indian” vs “Afro” GECOM Chairman

Denis Chabrol in  demerara waves October 28, 2017   Several African Guyanese organisations on Friday lashed out at the East Indian-dominated People’s Progressive Party for submitting 18 mostly East Indian nominees for the post of Guyana Elections Commission in a bid to force President David Granger to select one of them. “The recent…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Guyana Times

Unilateral appointment of GECOM Chair makes no political sense – WPA executive– questions President’s lack of meaningful consultation with coalition partners

guyana times October 23, 2017   By Jarryl Bryan While it is not against the Constitution of Guyana to so do, the unilateral appointment of retired Justice James Patterson as Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is a “politically senseless” move. This is according to political commentator and Working People’s Alliance…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Kaieteur News

Appointment of GECOM Chairman…President’s decision “constitutionally sound, but politically senseless”– Dr. Hinds

kaieteur news  Oct 23, 2017  News President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of former Justice, James Patterson, as the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) was not unconstitutional. It does however; reflect how “poisoned” our political environment is, says Executive Member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Dr. David Hinds. Dr. Hinds…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Kaieteur News

No movement on campaign finance reform–ExxonMobil has capacity to corrupt politicians – Dr. Hinds

 Oct 22, 2017  Kaieteur news When it comes to keeping dirty money out of politics, Guyana trails regionally. From the posture of the coalition Government, political observers believe the administration may not be ready and willing to enact promised campaign financing legislation reforms which ensures transparency through the disclosure of donors….

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves

Bar Association: It’s back to court if Granger refuses to give reasons for rejecting Jagdeo’s nominees for GECOM Chairmanship ; Justice Patterson’s integrity questioned

 Denis  Chabrol in Demera Waves October 21, 2017 The Guyana Bar Association (GBA) on Saturday threatened to take legal action to force President David Granger to disclose reasons for rejecting Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo’s 18 nominees and instead unilaterally appointing Retired Justice James Patterson as the new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Granger under fire for “political mistake” of unilaterally appointing GECOM Chairman

Denis Chabrol demerara waves October 20, 2017 Political analyst, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran and Political Scientist, David Hinds Friday expressed disappointment in President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission. Hinds lamented that Granger’s move does not send the right signal to Guyanese about “holding the country…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Stabroek

Unilateral appointment of Gecom chairman ‘politically senseless’ – David Hinds

 By stabroek news october 21, 2017 The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) is still to pronounce on President David Granger’s unilateral selection of the new Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) Chairman but party executive David Hinds says that the decision would only further divide an already “political trust-fragile” country. Hinds plans to make…

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