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Daily Archives: February 14, 2015

APNU, AFC reveal details of coalition pact; no decision on name, symbol

Two primary schoolmates, who later went on to be on the different sides of the political divide, on Saturday evening- Valentine’s – embraced each other to be presidential and prime ministerial candidates in a 60-40 coalition between A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC). APNU’s David Granger- the presidential candidate- and AFC’s Moses Nagamootoo- the ...

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Bar Association chides President Ramotar for late parliamentary dissolution

The Guyana Bar Association on Saturday charged accused President Donald Ramotar of violating the Constitution by failing to dissolve Parliament on February 10, 2015-exactly three months before the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections. Attorney General Anil Nandlall has already defended the President’s decision, saying the Constitution provides for dissolution within three months of election day to take account ...

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Coalition deal hangs in balance due to strong AFC demands

The Alliance For Change (AFC) has given up its quest for the presidency to A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), possibly in exchange for several top posts and several strategic ministries should the coalition win the upcoming general and regional elections. Three sources familiar with the talks confirmed that it is now up to the leaderships of the two parties ...

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