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Daily Archives: March 17, 2015

Coalition will not witch hunt political opponents – Granger

Presidential candidate for the opposition coalition, David Granger on Tuesday assured the business community that if he wins the upcoming general and regional elections he would not be hunting down or sidelining political opponents but would instead create an inclusionary system to run the country. “We are not going to be an administration that is bent on revenge, that is ...

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Opposition may forge ahead with Amaila Falls Hydropower project if it wins elections

Presidential candidate for the opposition coalition, David Granger on Tuesday said his “green energy” strategy could incorporate the current government’s proposed Amaila Falls Hydropower Project that his party had up to recently rejected on grounds of transparency and feasibility. “We will also develop hydro electric power within a project, which we have identified as the Potaro Basin Development Authority which ...

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Sweetie thief shot while attempting to chop policeman

At about 0130h. today Tuesday March 17, 2015, vendor Walter Drakes, 46 years, of Smyth Street, Georgetown, was riding a bicycle along Croal Street when he was held up by a man armed with two cutlasses. The perpetrator took away a bag containing confectionery and escaped. Quick response by the police on receipt of the report, led to the arrest ...

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Police to help beef up security for opposition coalition

The opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC)  and the Guyana Police Force (GPF) have agreed to help beef up security for its Presidential and Prime Ministerial candidates and a number of locations during the campaign, officials said. Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud did not provide details of the security arrangements but confirmed that the law enforcement ...

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Appointment of Senior Counsel depends on Office of the President, says Chancellor of the Judiciary

Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh has said that the long-awaited appointment of Senior Counsel now depends on the Office of the President. “The trouble is the Office of the President is yet to say we are ready for your recommendations. They have not given that hint,” he told Demerara Waves Online News in a recent interview. Senior Counsel ...

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