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Daily Archives: January 7, 2017

Ramkarran urges President Granger face media, discuss govt ‘contradictory’ Amaila positions

Former speaker of the National Assembly and long-standing legal professional, Ralph Ramkarran called on President David Granger in a recent facebook post to face the media, after not holding a press conference since October 2015, and discuss what he called government’s contradictory positions on the 165 megawatt Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (AFHP). The President has been utilising his weekly half-hour ...

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Veteran broadcaster Ron Robinson removed as NCN programme manager, accuses CEO of ‘brutally dictating’

Veteran broadcaster Ron Robinson, who is a household name in Guyana, has been removed from his acting position as the state-owned TV network’s programme manager after failing two rounds of probations, which ended December 31, 2016. “I feel that I have been unjustly treated by the Board, and it has to be based on the advice of the CEO,” Robinson ...

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Rohee dropped out race against Jagdeo, nominated unsuccessful Frank Anthony as ‘fresh’ face

Outgoing PPP general secretary Clement Rohee did not re-contest the position against de facto party leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, instead nominating Dr Frank Anthony who lost against Jagdeo by 13 votes. Jagdeo, the party’s incoming General Secretary, spoke with the media after his win today saying his positions as PPP General Secretary and Opposition Leader allows for a consolidation of the ...

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BREAKING: Jagdeo is new PPP General Secretary

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo was Saturday elected as General Secretary of his People’s Progressive Party (PPP), a move that appeared set to see him consolidate power among a new guard of party leaders. Sources confirmed that the 35-member Central Committee voted to replace long-time PPP member, Clement Rohee at their first Central Committee meeting since the recent  PPP Congress. At ...

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Man held with “VCR-gun” after threatening to kill mom

A man from Vigilance, East Coast Demerara has been arrested after police said they uncovered a handgun concealed in a Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). He reportedly threatened to kill his mother, police said. The 22-year old man, police said, has since admitted to being in possession of the .32 pistol at his home Police said the 22 year old self-employed ...

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