Daily Archives: Sunday, 8 December 2019, 22:04

PPP “likely” to win next elections but tighter anti-corruption efforts needed – US expert

Last Updated on Monday, 9 December 2019, 22:03 by Writer The United States (US) will have to ensure that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) sticks to its promises to keep a lid on corruption, with the likelihood of that party winning next year’s general elections, a senior advisor at the US State Department asserts in a recent assessment of ...

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Angolan succeeds Guyanese as ACP Secretary General

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 December 2019, 18:48 by Writer (Kenya Broadcasting Corporation) Ambassador Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, from Angola, is named the new Secretary General Designate of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States. Ambassador Pinto — who was picked from among three candidates: an Angolan, a Zimbabwean and a Mozambican — is succeeding Mr. Patrick I. ...

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OPINION: It is reform season: believe at own risk

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:36 by Writer By GHK Lall For me, it is more than the silly season. I look in passing, in passing only, at the national elections landscape and it is at once comic, pathetic, and tragic. And when I lump all of those together, there are those elements from limited politicians, who think ...

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Dominica’s opposition refuses to recognise PM Skerrit gov’t; calls on supporters to “rise up” against rigged elections

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:25 by Writer Leader of Dominica’s opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton says he does not recognise the administration of Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit because last Friday’s general elections were rigged as a result of the importation of thousands of overseas-based Dominicans to vote. The UWP Leader indicates that it is now ...

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Guyanese man held at Suriname border with ecstasy, crystal meth – CANU

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 December 2019, 10:36 by Writer A Guyanese man of Norton Street in Georgetown on Sunday remained in the custody of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) after he was arrested Friday shortly after he arrived from Suriname with a quantity of ecstasy and crystal meth, the anti-drug agency said. CANU identified him as Collis Steve Burrowes. ...

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