Daily Archives: Sunday, 20 January 2019, 22:57

Oil money for large-scale investments; 50,000 jobs for youths – PPP/C presidential candidate in sneak-preview of elections manifesto

Last Updated on Monday, 21 January 2019, 6:57 by Writer Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali Sunday night announced that US$500 million in oil revenues would be pumped into agriculture. “We already have a plan and programme that will see more than US$500 million invested in Guyana from Year One under the next People’s Progressive Party/Civic government. ...

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Jagdeo confirms Irfaan Ali was his choice for PPP presidential candidacy

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:20 by Writer Ending months of speculation about who was his preferred pick for the presidential candidacy, General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Bharrat Jagdeo Sunday evening admitted that he had all along had his eyes set on Irfaan Ali who was elected one day before. Addressing what he called a ...

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OPINION: An Irfan Ali Presidency would be a Jagdeo 4th term

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 January 2019, 18:26 by Writer By David Hinds First, I am not surprised that Mr. Irfan Ali won by such a wide margin. He was clearly the choice of the PPP’s maximum leader, and the leader’s preference on such matters holds sway with many in the party’s leadership. Second, Ali’s selection indicates very clearly that ...

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Retired Brigadier Phillips, among others, touted for PPP prime ministerial candidate

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 January 2019, 14:41 by Writer Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Sunday suggested he is “available” to enter the political arena. When asked whether he has been approached to become the prime ministerial candidate for the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Phillips insisted that he would ...

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OPINION: Irfan Ali’s selection gives the coalition the election

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 January 2019, 11:38 by Writer By GHK Lall Now that it is official, there is a single simple question: who is going to vote for that fine learned gentleman? I can see only diehard PPP supporters coming out to exercise the franchise. And that would be far from enough in the usual razor-thin environment. Even ...

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