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Daily Archives: May 17, 2015

Heavily armed police deployed to government ministries

Less than one day after President David Granger was sworn in following the May 11 general elections, heavily armed police were Sunday night deployed at several government ministries to strengthen security. Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud told Demerara Waves Online News that policemen were posted because of unconfirmed information of “items being illegally/improperly removed.” Demerara Waves learnt that the hard drive ...

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Granger wants probe into Sophia unrest during elections night

by Zena Henry Leader of the A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) Coalition, President David Granger has suggested an investigation into the unrest that took place in the community of Sophia, hours after Guyanese had finished casting their ballots in the 2015, General and Regional election. President Granger is already on record as telling Demerara Waves ...

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PPPC going to court to challenge election results

The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)  plans to mount a legal challenge to the results of the May 11, 2015 general election and, like other parties, has 28 days to file an elections petition. Addressing the nation after Saturday’s swearing-in of David Granger as Guyana’s 8th president , former President Donald Ramotar said that an elections petition is one of ...

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US, Britain offer to help build inclusive governance; private sector wants pro-business agenda

The United States and Britain on Saturday promised to help Guyana heal divisions and hoped that the President David Granger-led administration would work towards keeping that electoral promise. In separate messages following the declaration of official results and the swearing in of Granger as Guyana’s eighth Executive President, the missions identified the need to bridge the divide. “It is our ...

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