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PPP wavers on Jagdeo’s family ties to radio, TV licencees

Posted by: Denis chabrol demerara waves August 5, 2017 The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) attempted to downplay that at least two relatives of top party officials were among those granted radio and television licences by the Bharrat Jagdeo administration. “Clearly, from the names we read out they are not PPP, nor are…

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Bring back overseas voting; each ministry must have Diaspora office – David Hinds

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in demerara waves August 3, 2017 United States (US)-based Guyanese Political Science Professor, David Hinds has called for the return of overseas voting 32 years after it was drastically reduced amid concerns that the then People’s National Congress (PNC)-led administration had used it to help to cheat elections and…

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PPP, Political Scientist, Ramon Gaskin lambaste President Granger for rejecting Chief Justice’s ruling on GECOM Chairman

Denis Chabrol in News, Politics July 19, 2017 The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Political Science Professor David Hinds and outspoken political commentator, Ramon Gaskin on Wednesday slammed President David Granger for virtually dismissing a High Court ruling on how the Constitution should be interpreted for the appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana…

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WPA supports Roopnarine’s resignation from government; party expects another ministerial appointment

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics July 19, 2017 The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Wednesday said Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine resigned in consultation with that party’s executives and cautioned that if another party member is not appointed a minister, it would be unable to influence policy-making inside government. “If it is not given space,…

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Breaking: Rupert Roopnaraine resigns; Granger yet to accept

 Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics July 19, 2017 About one month after Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine was removed from the post of Minister of Education, he has resigned from ministerial office, but Presiodent David Granger said Wednesday he is yet to accept it. “I received a letter from Dr. Roopnaraine, the contents of which…

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GECOM Chairmanship: 10 persons shortlisted – Jagdeo

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics July 12, 2017  demerara waves Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday announced that 10 persons have been shortlisted for the post of chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and already one of them has declined. “We shortlisted 10 persons so from the…

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