Daily Archives: Thursday, 9 April 2015, 20:42

PPP-Civic warns that APNU+AFC will bring back food shortages

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 April 2015, 20:42 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Wednesday night warned supporters not to vote the opposition coalition into office or they would again endure food shortages that had led to malnutrition. Addressing a public meeting in that party’s traditional stronghold of Better Hope, East Coast Demerara, General Secretary of the PPP’s ...

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Jagdeo summoned to court for race remarks at Babu John

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 April 2015, 19:08 by GxMedia Former President Bharrat Jagdeo has been summoned to appear in an East Berbice court to answer a private criminal charge that he uttered racially divisive remarks in violation of one of Guyana’s electoral laws. If found guilty by Magistrate Charlyn Artiga at the Whim Magistrates’ Court, he could be fined ...

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PPPC PM candidate says she is being blackmailed to settle her son’s case

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 April 2015, 18:08 by GxMedia People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Prime Ministerial Candidate, Elisabeth Harper Thursday dubbed revelations about her son’s indebtedness to two foreign investors as “blackmail” and heaped scorn on efforts to muscle a resolution through her political selection. “I strongly reject any attempt to use my political appointment to resolve this matter ...

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Fmr police detective among three injured in accident

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 April 2015, 15:42 by GxMedia A former police detective ‎is among three persons injured in an accident on the Mahaicony Public Road. He is 46 year old Vincent Blair. He sustained injuries to his head and chest. Blair is conscious. A source said a car stopped to allow Blair to disembark when a minibus slammed ...

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Foreign investor sues Elisabeth Harper’s son for US$3 million

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:16 by GxMedia The son of the People’s Progressive Party Civic’s (PPPC) Prime Ministerial candidate, Elisabeth Harper, is facing a lawsuit for at least US$3 million that had been provided to him for his company to invest in the mining sector. Harper toldDemerara Waves Online News that the matter is before a Guyanese ...

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ANALYSIS: The youth vote: catalyst for change or wishful thinking

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 April 2015, 11:20 by GxMedia It is said that the youth vote will be one of the deciding factors in the upcoming elections.  While there is little dispute that youths form a sizable voting segment, two questions are raised: What is an approximation of the numerical size of the group?  Secondly, and more importantly, if ...

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