Daily Archives: Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 18:40

Jagdeo, Peter Ramsaroop deny prior knowledge of Charrandass Persaud ‘Yes’ vote plans

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:36 by Writer Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo said Dr. Peter Ramsaroop, the man who provided security cover for former government parliamentarian Charrandass Persaud, never told him of the recalled lawmaker’s plan to vote ‘Yes’ on the no-confidence motion that prompted plans for early general elections. “No, he did not and, as I said ...

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Gail Teixeira, Amna Ally to meet with GECOM on election readiness

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 20:31 by Writer Top representatives of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and the government are to meet with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to determine its readiness for general elections, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said Wednesday. About two and a half hours after meeting with President David Granger, Jagdeo said Opposition Chief ...

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General elections to be held when GECOM is ready – Granger

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 13:55 by Writer Following his meeting with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday, President David Granger said both sides have agreed that regional and general elections will be held within the administrative capability of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). “We have agreed that the two sides will continue to work together to engage GECOM ...

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“Good meeting so far” says Jagdeo on talks with Granger

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 13:08 by Writer President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday appeared to have had somewhat successful talks, going by Jagdeo’s assessment. Emerging from a 75-minute meeting with the Guyanese leader, Jagdeo would only say preliminarily that “it was a good meeting so far”. Opposition frontbencher, Odinga Lumumba described the talks ...

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Christopher Ram asks Court to declare no-confidence motion validly passed to avoid “chaos, confusion”, jittery investment climate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 8:51 by Writer Fearing a constitutional crisis and adverse impact on the investment climate if general elections are not held by March 21, 2018, well-known political commentator Christopher Ram has petitioned the High Court to immediately order the President and Cabinet to resign and for Guyanese to go to the polls. He wants ...

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