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Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

Khemraj Ramjattan available for Prime Ministerial candidacy

Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Sunday said he would accept the nomination for the prime ministerial candidate for the incumbent¬†APNU+AFC coalition to contest the next general elections. “I would certainly accept the nomination,” he told reporters briefly at the official opening of the People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) new West Demerara regional headquarters. The PNCR ...

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No plan to resign, will exhaust appeals – Granger; Harmon deems UN official’s position against gov’t “premature”

President David Granger on Sunday vowed not to resign and that government would remain in office while the controversial no-confidence motion case is appealed right up to the Caribbean Court of Justice and after the next general elections are held. Addressing the official commissioning of his People’s National Congress’ Region 3 (West Demerara) headquarters at Vreed-en-Hoop, Granger promised that government ...

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“Significant reduction” in gas prices from Monday – Finance Ministry

The Ministry of Finance and The Guyana Oil Company Limited on Sunday announced a “significant reduction” in prices for gasoline and diesel fuel because they are being purchased cheaper. Starting tomorrow February 4th, Super 95 gasoline will be wholesaled at $208.00 per litre or 4% less, and gasoil (diesel fuel) at $207.00 per litre or 10% less. Simultaneously, retail customers ...

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APNU+AFC on election campaign trail in Linden

Several government ministers were on a fan-out exercise in several communities across Linden, making promises and highlighting achievements as the three-year-old coalition gears up to seek a second straight term in what could very well be early general elections. Decked out in their parties’ political colours of gold for the Alliance For Change (AFC) and green for the People’s National ...

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OPINION: Age of the Guyanese antihero

by GHK Lall This is increasingly seeming to be the Age of the Antihero. The many who thought it died in the late 1970s are due another contemplation. That was the era of drugs, sex, and rock ‘n’ roll in mainly decadent America. Today, comes the arrival, fifty years later, of the Guyanese version and interval of its own spawn ...

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