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Daily Archives: December 6, 2014

AFC wants to lead pro-democracy coalition including APNU, but Ramotar confident of regaining majority

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Saturday announced that it was ready to “lead” a broad pro-democracy coalition including A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) to remove the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) from government, but President Donald Ramotar expressed confidence of regaining a parliamentary majority. AFC Leader, Khemraj Ramjattan made the announcement in an address to his party’s delegates’ ...

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Guyana’s President to announce general election date early next year

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar on Saturday ditched local and international calls to lift the suspension of Parliament and instead opted to call early elections in the New Year, quite possibly before the April 30 deadline for the passage of a National Budget. Addressing a news briefing at State House, his official residence, the Guyanese leader said he opted to decide ...

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Top al-Qaida operative of Guyanese parentage killed in Pakistan

A top al-Qaida operative, of Guyanese parentage, was killed by Pakistani  soldiers Saturday. He was indicted in the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s subway system, the military said in a statement. The Associated Press reported that the death of Adnan Shukrijumah is the latest blow to the terror organization still reeling from the ...

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Private Sector’s formula to break Guyana’s political deadlock rejected

The proposed formula by Guyana’s Private Sector Commission (PSC) to break the political deadlock caused by the almost one-month old suspension of Parliament appears set to flop because one of the opposition parties Friday remained adamant that there would be no talks with government. The Alliance For Change (AFC), whose no-confidence motion the government has been dodging to avoid going ...

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