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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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David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves

Govt leaders failing to talk with sugar workers to counteract PPP; time for emergency national sugar conversation- Hinds

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in demerara waves June 24, 2017 Politician and academic, Professor David Hinds on Saturday called on top government leaders to fan out across the sugar belt to talk with sugar workers about the future of the industry because both sides have valuable arguments. Hinds criticised government leaders…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves

Jagdeo mum on no-confidence motion; WPA insists on “non-partisan”nominees for GECOM Chairman

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in demerara waves  June 19, 2017  Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo was Monday mum on whether his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) would table a no-confidence motion against government if President David Granger names an Elections Commission unilaterally. Jagdeo is on record as threatening legal action, street protests…

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