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Granger confirms early general elections; AFC expels Charrandass Persaud after he voted with PPP on no-confidence motion

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:31 by Writer President David Granger Saturday morning indicated that his administration would abide by the stipulations, such as early general elections, stemming from the no-confidence motion that the opposition won. “We will do everything necessary to facilitate the smooth functioning of General and Regional Elections bearing in mind the need for normal ...

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Venezuela’s military incursion forces ExxonMobil to stop seismic data gathering

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 December 2018, 15:48 by Denis Chabrol The Norwegian company, Petroleum Geo-Services, has stopped 3-D seismic oil exploration activities offshore Guyana closer to the Venezuelan border after the Venezuelan military intercepted the vessel on Saturday, ExxonMobil said. “At this time, seismic operations on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana have been paused until they can be safely ...

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OPINION: Time to Heal Guyana from racism after no-confidence vote

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 December 2018, 12:19 by Denis Chabrol By Heal Guyana By now you may be aware that the PPP’s No-Confidence motion has been carried last (Friday) night. As a result of this, there have already been countless racist outbursts on social media, not only from known political party activists but also from normal everyday people who ...

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OPINION: No-confidence motion is a journey to nowhere

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 December 2018, 17:28 by Writer By GHK Lall Some areas of the nation have been abuzz with chatter over the no-confidence motion and its possible implications. I, for one, did view it with scant interest and even less attention. Amounted to just so much ho-hum, though possessing of much sound, but puny intensity. Frankly, much ...

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Britain, GTUC appeal for peace; free and fair elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2018, 18:15 by Writer Britain’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn and the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) on Saturday called on Guyanese to respect government’s loss of the no-confidence vote after government back-bencher, Charandass Persaud voted with the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP). The Bharrat Jagdeo-sponsored no-confidence motion was approved by 33 of ...

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General elections likely by March after PPP wins no-confidence vote; AFC defector faces expulsion; Jagdeo signals political cooperation with govt

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:28 by Writer Guyanese would most likely go back to the polls in general elections before the end of March, 2019, after the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) won its no-confidence motion 33-32 Friday night when Alliance For Change (AFC) backbencher Charrandas Persaud voted against the government. “There may be outcomes which are ...

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