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BREAKING: Ramjattan as PM pick not automatic – Granger

President David Granger on Thursday said the selection of his prime ministerial running mate was not automatic, and depends on the outcome of negotiations between A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC) on a review of their political agreement, the 2015 Valentine’s Day Cummingsburg Accord. “I cannot say now, who I would be running with, ...

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AFC, APNU in key talks over choosing PM candidate

The Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) are locked in tight deliberations over whether their almost five-year old political agreement should be changed to give the President the opportunity to choose his presidential candidate this time around, well-placed sources said. Officially, representatives of APNU and AFC have refused to comment on the ongoing negotiations that ...

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Nagamootoo is “royalty” and the “best prime minister” – Harmon

Chairman of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon on Tuesday declared that Moses Nagamootoo is “the best prime minister”, days after the Alliance For Change (AFC) overwhelmingly endorsed party leader, Khemraj Ramjattan to be President Granger’s number two man. Addressing a government outreach at Bartica, Harmon described Nagamootoo as “royalty” and went on to laud him. “The best ...

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AFC’s Ramjattan as prime ministerial candidate a non-negotiable with APNU

The Alliance For Change’s (AFC) endorsement of party leader, Khemraj Ramjattan, as its prime ministerial candidate for the governing coalition, will not be changed. AFC General Secretary, David Patterson told reporters shortly after his party’s executive was elected at its National Conference on Saturday that the Cummingsburg Accord, a political agreement with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), provides for ...

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BREAKING: AFC approves Ramjattan for prime ministerial candidate

The Alliance For Change delegates at their National Conference on Saturday voted overwhelmingly for Khemraj Ramjattan to be that party’s prime ministerial candidate, a party spokesman said. Earlier Saturday, Ramjattan was voted in unopposed as the AFC leader. If A Partnership for National Unity agrees, that will mean Ramjattan will replace incumbent Moses Nagamootoo. Nagamootoo left the conference before the ...

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