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Daily Archives: March 10, 2015

Jagdeo, opposition coalition tussle over race comments

Even as the opposition coalition condemned the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for exploiting racial divisions earlier this week, former President Bharrat Jagdeo denied that was his motive and instead said it was his part of his anti-racism crusade. “I take offence at someone saying let us throw these people out, let’s throw these coolie people out so when I want ...

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Seelall Persaud confirmed as Police Commissioner; Opposition Leader says not consulted

Even as President Donald Ramotar prepared to Tuesday afternoon swear in Mr. Seelall Persaud as the substantive Police Commissioner, the Opposition Leader David Granger said he was not consulted. “I’ll be advised by Counsel. This is a legal matter now because it has moved from an administrative zone into a legal zone,” Granger told Demerara Waves Online News. Granger said ...

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Watch for Venezuelan aggression over Essequibo following US sanctions- UWI Professor

Guyana should be alert for increased Venezuelan sabre rattling over its claim to the Essequibo Region following Monday’s declaration by the United States’ (US) of that Spanish-speaking country as a national security threat, according to a University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor in International Relations. Senior Lecturer at the UWI’s Institute of International Relations, Dr. Mark Kirton  said Venezuela ...

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