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Norton backs business boycott calls, says MP Figueira didn’t speak for PNCR

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Thursday backed calls by two United States-based anti-government activists to boycott businesses in New York and Guyana whose owners support the People’s Progressive Party Civic administration. “If it necessitates bringing it to local businesses, I see no problem,” he told a news conference, adding that the Irfaan Ali-led government ...

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Opposition parliamentarian disagrees with boycott calls against Brooklyn businesses

Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian, Jermaine Figueira at the weekend disagreed with calls by New York-based Guyanese political activists for a boycott of certain businesses in Brooklyn that welcomed President Irfaan Ali. “Boycotting Guyanese businesses “we own” people in a foreign land is just plain stupid. How is that going to achieve anything good?,” said ...

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PPP election commissioners to boycott GECOM meetings until court cases end

The three pro-People’s Progressive Party (PPP) election commissioners Saturday night vowed to boycott all meetings of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) until the court rules on whether the Region Four election results must be verified before they are declared. “We will not respond to any such or further invitations from the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield or Chairman of Guyana ...

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PPP condemns gov’t for Abdul Kadir parliamentary motion

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has roasted government for passing a tribute motion in the National Assembly for former lawmaker, Abdul Kadir, who was convicted by the United States (US) for terrorism-related charges and later died in a US prison. “The use of the National Assembly, Guyana’s highest decision-making body, to honor the People’s National Congress (PNC) former Member ...

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PPP to boycott parliamentary sittings until CCJ ruling on no-confidence case

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Sunday announced that it would be boycotting parliamentary sittings until the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) rules on whether the no-confidence motion was validly passed by Guyana’s National Assembly. “The General Secretary of the PPP wishes to place on record that the People’ s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C ) will not attend any ...

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