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Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

AFC Leaders advised Granger not to pick Jagdeo’s nominees for GECOM Chairmanship- internal correspondence

New evidence has surfaced showing that top Alliance For Change (AFC) leaders did in fact advise President David Granger not to pick any of¬†Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo’s second batch of nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and that the Guyanese leader could go ahead and unilaterally appoint someone else of his choice. The surfacing ...

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GECOM’s budget cut for year of local govt elections; Finance Minister confident polls will be funded

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Friday questioned the logic behind why government has cut the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) budget by GY$800 million when Local Government Elections (LGE) are due in 2018, but Finance Minister Winston Jordan said there is a lot of leftover supplies. GECOM’s budget for next year has has been slashed from GY$3.7 billion to ...

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House Speaker says PPP parliamentarians failed to bait him, stop President’s address

House Speaker, Barton Scotland on Friday condemned strongly the waving of placards and heckling of President David Granger by opposition People’s Progressive Party parliamentarians while he was addressing the Parliament earlier this month. Dr. Scotland said despite the use of of pamphlets, and other bits of paper, some of them bearing poor spelling and even poor grammar, without his permission, ...

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