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Daily Archives: August 4, 2013

PPP opposed to Local Govt Commission

The Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), seemingly willing to go ahead with local government elections under the old system, is opposed to the proposed Local Government Commission. “The Local Government Commission is a parallel government system and so we don’t agree with the proposals,” the plenary session of the just concluded PPP’s 30th Congress was told. The group reported to the ...

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Ramotar, Jagdeo, Anthony garner most votes at PPP Congress

President and PPP General Secretary Donald Ramotar has garnered the most votes in the election of the members of the party’s Central Committee with his predecessor Bharrat Jagdeo coming in second. The results were released on Sunday as the PPP’s 30th Congress ended at Port Mourant, East Berbice. The 10 new faces are Nigel Dharamlall, Shyam Nokta, Vishwa Mahadeo, Desmond ...

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Light aircraft skids off airstrip, passengers sustain minor injuries

A light Cessna aircraft skidded off the Aishalton airstrip on landing and crashed into a fence Friday but the authorities appeared unaware of the incident. Reports are that around 4pm Friday , the aircraft , a Cessna U206A , bearing United States registration N6HQ,  was shuttling between Aishaton and Gunn’s Strip in the Region 9 area when it approached the latter location for ...

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