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Monthly Archives: May 2015

PPPC going to court to challenge election results

The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)  plans to mount a legal challenge to the results of the May 11, 2015 general election and, like other parties, has 28 days to file an elections petition. Addressing the nation after Saturday’s swearing-in of David Granger as Guyana’s 8th president , former President Donald Ramotar said that an elections petition is one of ...

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US, Britain offer to help build inclusive governance; private sector wants pro-business agenda

The United States and Britain on Saturday promised to help Guyana heal divisions and hoped that the President David Granger-led administration would work towards keeping that electoral promise. In separate messages following the declaration of official results and the swearing in of Granger as Guyana’s eighth Executive President, the missions identified the need to bridge the divide. “It is our ...

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Employment of contract workers to be reviewed

by Zena Henry The new government will be reviewing the use and number of contract workers within the system as this had been a major concern for them while in opposition. The A Partnership for National Unity +Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) Coalition’s presidential candidate retired Brigadier, David Granger was sworn in President of Guyana, Saturday May 16 and his team ...

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Transition team set up for handover- President David Granger

by Zena Henry Guyanese on Saturday May 16 witnessed the swearing in of the newly-elected President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Brigadier (Ret’d) David Granger as his party, less than one hour after he was declared winner of the 2015 general and regional elections. Despite murmurs that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) had planned to scuttle the declaration by ...

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New York-bound Guyanese women nabbed allegedly with cocaine

Two women were arrested at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Friday afternoon while allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 10 kilogrammes of cocaine to the United States, according to well-placed sources. Investigators said the cocaine was stashed in the false sides of their suitcases. Those arrested are 40-year old Nanda Ally and 30-year old Vanessa Harper.  Ally was arrested ...

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