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November 11, 2017

Demerara Waves

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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In Memory of Candace Ifill (and all those before her) Part 2

By Mosa Telford stabroek news Last week, I discussed the plight of Sicklers in Guyana and highlighted some of their experiences and challenges in accessing care. Candace Ifill, who recently died, suffered immensely because of the disease and I hope that by bringing to light the circumstances surrounding her death, those responsible for…

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Nagamootoo’s “Phantom of the Opera”

 Nov 11, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon In an article by Moses Nagamootoo in the Chronicle headlined, “Phantom of the Opera,” he applies the term to Bharrat Jagdeo. He wrote, “But Opposition Leader, Bharat Jagdeo, one-time president, also wanted centre-stage and, like the Phantom of the Opera, he came back to…

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Demerara Waves

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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