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Robert Badal breaks ranks with AFC to form new party

Key Alliance For Change (AFC) financier, Robert Badal has broken away from that party, and is teaming up with well-known chartered accountant, Nigel Hinds to form a new political party. Mr Badal tried desperately not to confirm a report Friday night by the privately-owned Stabroek News newspaper that he is going to be at the helm of a new political ...

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AFC, APNU in key talks over choosing PM candidate

The Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) are locked in tight deliberations over whether their almost five-year old political agreement should be changed to give the President the opportunity to choose his presidential candidate this time around, well-placed sources said. Officially, representatives of APNU and AFC have refused to comment on the ongoing negotiations that ...

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AFC’s Ramjattan as prime ministerial candidate a non-negotiable with APNU

The Alliance For Change’s (AFC) endorsement of party leader, Khemraj Ramjattan, as its prime ministerial candidate for the governing coalition, will not be changed. AFC General Secretary, David Patterson told reporters shortly after his party’s executive was elected at its National Conference on Saturday that the Cummingsburg Accord, a political agreement with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), provides for ...

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BREAKING: AFC approves Ramjattan for prime ministerial candidate

The Alliance For Change delegates at their National Conference on Saturday voted overwhelmingly for Khemraj Ramjattan to be that party’s prime ministerial candidate, a party spokesman said. Earlier Saturday, Ramjattan was voted in unopposed as the AFC leader. If A Partnership for National Unity agrees, that will mean Ramjattan will replace incumbent Moses Nagamootoo. Nagamootoo left the conference before the ...

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Ramjattan is AFC leader, Trotman is Chairman

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Saturday elected Khemraj Ramjattan as its leader and Raphael Trotman as its Chairman, a party spokesman disclosed. Their election followed a decision by other contenders for both posts to withdraw from the race. Ramjattan and Trotman, who co-founded the AFC with the late Sheila Holder, have over the years switched posts of leader and ...

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Donna Mathoo among front-runners to replace Dominic Gaskin – AFC

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Raphael Trotman on Wednesday confirmed that Donna Mathoo is being considered to replace Dominic Gaskin in the National Assembly. “There are a number of persons, who are eligible; Ms. Mathoo being one of them and so, yes, there is active consideration of appointing her. Other names are also being considered and we will, ...

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AFC wants constitution amended to permit dual citizenship MPs; APNU’s to renounce theirs

The Alliance For Change (AFC) wants Guyana’s constitutional reform process to make a place for dual citizenship holders to allow the country to tap into the huge human resource reservoir of Guyanese who are also nationals of other countries, party leader Raphael Trotman said Wednesday. Optimistic that the AFC would secure the support of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), ...

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Dual citizens should resign – Ramjattan; gov’t should take the lead – Edghill

Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan prefers dual citizens to resign in keeping with decisions by Guyana’s Court of Appeal that they ought not to have been there in the first place, and People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentarian Juan Edghill hopes the government will first replace its dual citizens. The issue surfaced in December 2018 when ...

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