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PPP member jailed for dumping faeces on Freddie Kissoon

 Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Courts, Crime, News December 11, 2017 Opposition People’s Progressive Party  (PPP) member, Jason Abdulla was Monday jailed for six months after he was found guilty by City Magistrate Judy Latchman in connection with the dumping of faeces on Kaieteur News Columnist Freddie Kissoon seven years ago. However, former  Presidential Media Liaison…

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AFC disappointed Elections Commissioner is not “youth” or woman” but Granger banks on “experience”

Denis Chabrol in demerara waves November 24, 2017 The Alliance For Change (AFC) is disappointed that President David Granger did not select its nominee for appointment as an Elections Commissioner, but the Guyanese leader said he selected Working People’s Alliance (WPA) executive member, Desmond Trotman because of his experience. The AFC was noticeably…

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Govt violated Constitution in blocking Police promotions- High Court

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Courts, News, Politics November 22, 2017 Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire on Wednesday ruled that the Executive violated Guyana’s constitution by instructing the Police Service Commission (PSC) not to proceed with the promotion of several senior officers of the Guyana Police Force. The High Court also awarded GY$200,000 in costs to Attorney-at-Law,…

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Race, age, PNC rigged elections record, no internal consultation are major concerns in AFC executive about GECOM Chairman; Ramjattan unfazed about e-mail leaks by “rogue elements”

Denis Chabrol in demerara waves November 22, 2017   As more leaked email  show major agreements in the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) executive over President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), party chairman Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday welcomed the departure of two Canada-based aggrieved executive…

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PPP’s GECOM Chairmanship case “irrelevant, speculative, malicious, frivolous and vexatious”- Solicitor General; Aubrey Norton, Anil Nandlall at odds

Denis Chabrol in Cdemerara waves November 11, 2017 Government wants the High Court to dismiss a case by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) aimed at quashing the appointment of Retired Justice James Patterson as Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Among the grounds cited by Solicitor General, Kim Kyte is that…

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Ramon Gaskin signals formation of socialist political party to satisfy “needs of people”

by Denis Chabrol in News, Politics November 11, 2017 Political commentator, Ramon Gaskin has announced that he is considering forming a labour-oriented political party aimed at radically tackling the basic needs of people and ensure that Guyana gets a fair share of foreign investments especially in the natural resources sector. “We believe that the new…

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State Assets Recovery Agency has 25 “solid cases” ; Attorney General says “no protection for anyone in our government and under our watch”

 by Denis  Chabrol in demerara waves November 9, 2017 Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) has 25 “solid cases” of officials of the previous government having properties that they acquired unlawfully using their then privileged positions, Deputy Director, Aubrey Heath-Retemyer said. Delivering a brief presentation at an Anti-Corruption Sensitisation Seminar for councillors and employees…

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