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Daily Archives: November 15, 2018

APNU+AFC says “united and strong” after joint leaders’ meeting

The governing coalition of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) says its remains “united and strong”. “The leaders of the two parties jointly reaffirm that the Coalition remains united and strong,” they said in a statement. The assurance followed a meeting by leaders of the two political organisations, hours after Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo filed a no-confidence motion ...

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El Dorado Offshore-hired seafarers could be fired for disclosing wages, benefits

Even as the Guyana-registered El Dorado Offshore maintained that it only hires Guyanese to work aboard oil industry vessels offshore Guyana, that company conceded that seafarers would violate their contract if they disclose their¬†wages and employment conditions to the Labour Department, but the company could not block government from probing complaints. El Dorado Offshore’s Manpower and Recruitment Director, Natasha Jairam-Abai ...

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PPP’s no-confidence motion buoyed by good local govt results, weakened governing coalition- political scientists

Three noted Guyanese Political Scientists- David Hinds, Freddie Kissoon and Mark Kirton-on Thursday believed the People’s Progressive Party’s tabling of a no-confidence motion against the governing APNU+AFC coalition was aimed at capitalising on electoral inroads that opposition party at Monday’s Local Government Elections. Hinds said the PPP has calculated that it was riding on a high and was merely using ...

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Update: Jagdeo cautiously optimistic about winning no-confidence motion against govt; likely to be debated after 12 days

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo was Thursday guardedly optimistic about winning a no-confidence motion against the David Granger-led administration, and said it would give his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) at least a platform to highlight what he termed failed promises, wastage and corruption by the David Granger-led administration. “The worst thing that could happen for us is that we lose the ...

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