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Daily Archives: August 3, 2013

PPP to declare election results Sunday; Nokta didn’t seek office

Delegates at the Peoples Progressive Party’s  (PPP) 30th Congress will Sunday know who will be in charge of their affairs for the next three years when results in Saturday’s voting are known. It was not immediately clear how many delegates voted in the party’s poll held at the JC Chandisingh Secondary School, Port Mourant. However, Presiding Officer Mahmood Shaw said ...

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GECOM, Registrars Office biased in favour of opposition- PPP delegates

Delegates of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) on Saturday urged their party to overhaul the General Registrar’s Office (GRO) because of the opposition was being given preference in getting birth certificates to register on the voters’ list. In reporting to the plenary session on the Political Situation, Shyam Nokta observed that there have been several reports of favouritism in getting ...

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PPP wants Civic members to do more

In the face of a rusty political machinery among ordinary people, the governing Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) also wants its Civic component to become more involved in political work. That was one of the recommendations of the committee that discussed Party Organising at the 30th PPP Congress that entered its penultimate day on Saturday at the JC Chandisingh Secondary School, ...

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Couple dies in murder suicide

Police were Saturday morning probing an alleged murder-suicide involving a man and his wife at Mahaica, East Coast Demerara. Dead are Angela Richmond and Ryan James. James, a former soldier, allegedly clobbered his wife with a hammer before drinking poison. A subsequent police release stated that Richmond’s body bore multiple stab wounds. James was a former soldier in the Guyana ...

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Ramotar delivers charge for regaining PPP’s parliamentary majority

As delegates to the Peoples Progressive Party’s (PPP) 30th Congress prepare to Saturday discuss parliament and elections, President Donald Ramotar says the tattered organisational machinery that led to the party losing its parliamentary majority must be fixed. Delivering the General Secretary’s Report at the August 2-4 event being held at the J.C. Chandisingh Secondary School, Port Mourant, Ramotar attributed the ...

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Trio remanded in connection with CJIA cocaine bust

Two Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) officers and a security agent attached to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) were Friday refused bail for allegedly conspiring with others to ship 11.4 kilos of cocaine via the airport last weekend. It is alleged that on Saturday July 27, the trio , Anthony Thomas , Ravindra Singh , called “Ravi” and Gregory Loo, ...

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