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Daily Archives: April 18, 2015

Windsor Forest faces possible flooding after new koker develops problems

Residents of Windsor Forest and neighbouring villages on the West Coast Demerara  were Saturday afternoon bracing for flood after problems developed with a recently built koker (drainage sluice). Residents said the GUY$148 million dollar koker buckled under pressure from the high tide at about 5 PM. A resident explained that creases or spaces have developed between the boards that are ...

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Jagdeo warns of unrest if PPPC wins election narrowly

Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo Saturday afternoon warned supporters of his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) that if they do not turn out and vote resounding next month, the opposition would cause unrest. Addressing thousands of supporters at a rally at Damon Square, Essequibo Coast, he said already the opposition was setting the stage for disturbances by already objecting to the ...

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GECOM Chairman rules out commission vetting Media Monitoring reports

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally has ditched calls by government for the seven-member commission to consider and approve reports by the Media Monitoring Unit (MMU). Addressing prospective election observers of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), he insisted that the commission would remain an autonomous unit of the Commission to “name, blame and shame” errant ...

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ANALYSIS: Machiavellian media machinations

“He who controls the present controls the past.  He who controls the past controls the future.”  That was George Orwell in his timeless masterpiece1984.  The mighty can sift arbitrarily and select capriciously to manage minds to direct a specific outcome.  This is not about appearances, or speculation of what might be happening here in Guyana.  It is the cold, irrefutable ...

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