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APNU+AFC targets 40-seat victory in March polls on record of achievements

City Mayor, Ubraj Narine Monday night said the governing A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) wants to win the upcoming general elections by 40 seats, even as other coalition speakers listed a series of achievements to justify their party’s re-election. Addressing about 100 persons in Tiger Bay/West End, a depressed Georgetown community nestled in between Rosemary Lane and ...

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Christian political party calls for return of death penalty, cat-o’-nine tails to fight crime

The People’s Republic Party (PRP), a mainly Christian political party, says if it gets its way in the governance of Guyana, it will bring back the death penalty and flogging to help stem killings and other serious crimes. “It will be a means of deterring people from going down that line,” PRP Leader, Timothy Norton said, while recalling that the ...

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PPPC’s Mark Phillips, APNU+AFC’s Winston Jordan differ on bonus for joint services

Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Sunday night promised police and soldiers that they would once again get their one-month tax-free bonus salary and a well-equipped police force to fight crime if the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) wins the March general elections. “We will return the payment of bonus to ...

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PPP’s Mark Phillips slams Joseph Harmon over racial remark

The prime ministerial candidate for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Sunday fired back at General Secretary of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon for suggesting he is a token Black because he is on the PPP’s slate. Addressing thousands of supporters at a rally in Albion, Corentyne, Berbice, Phillips said everyone is free ...

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Nigel Hinds withdraws as Change Guyana candidate because he needs his US citizenship for medical reasons

Nigel Hinds on Sunday announced his withdrawal as a candidate for Change Guyana because he is not prepared to give up his American citizenship due to a health condition. Noting that Guyana’s constitution prohibits dual citizens from contesting general and regional elections, he said he needs to seek further medical treatment in the United States. Following is the full text ...

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Political party threatens land occupation in Region 4

The Organisation for the Victory of the People (OVP) political party hopes to take control of the Region 4 (Demerara-Mahaica) council in the hope of securing land distribution or it would urge Guyanese to occupy lands. Presidential candidate, Gerry Perreira told reporters on Nominations Day said if his party gains electoral control of that Region 4 Council, it would demand ...

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Prominent Guyanese surgeon Dr Bud Lee dies

Prominent and highly-respected Guyanese surgeon, Dr. Wallace Irving ‘Bud’ Lee died Saturday at Woodlands Hospital which he co-founded, the Head of the Guyana Medical Council Dr. Navin Rambarran confirmed. Dr Lee was 87 years old. His passing has plunged the medical fraternity into mourning. Dr. Madan Rambarran, who was associated with Dr. Lee for several years, was saddened at the ...

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EU, UK, US call for “mature election campaign” after “smooth and efficient” Nominations Day

The European Union (EU) , United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) on Saturday said after a “smooth and efficient” Nominations Day on Friday, it is now time for a hassle-free election campaign towards polling day on March 2, 2020. “We also urge all parties to promote and support a peaceful and mature election campaign – one where everyone, ...

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Four arrested for Essequibo Coast “Papersman” killing

Police say they have arrested four persons as they probe the killing of newspaper vendor, Shawn “Papersman” Mannilall. Investigators said the 48-year-old businessman of Parcel 61, Queenstown, Essequibo Coast, was shot dead by one of two armed bandits at about 8 o’clock Friday night, January 10, 2020 at his home. “Initial investigation revealed that the deceased and his family were ...

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Small parties failed to agree on coalescing

Several small political parties that have emerged within the past year will be contesting the March 2020 general elections individually as efforts to coalesce collapsed. A New and United Guyana (ANUG) and the Federal United Party (FED-UP) submitted several lists of candidates to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Friday, one day after FED-UP had disclosed that they had agreed ...

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