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Norton, Teixeira at odds over PPP flags on building used for National Assembly sittings

Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Saturday condemned the governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for placing its party flag inside and outside the government-owned building that is also being used to hold sittings of the National Assembly, but a top party official vowed that nothing would stop that. Mr Norton highlighted that the Laws of Guyana explicitly prohibit the flying of ...

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PNCR rolls out election promises to Amerindians

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Sunday promised Amerindians more political autonomy and benefits should the opposition coalition that includes his party win next year’s general and regional elections. “There is no sense in talking about you like the Indigenous People, you support them but there is no programme to empower them economically,” he told ...

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Former Foreign Minister Rashleigh Jackson dies

Internationally recognised Guyana’s former Foreign Minister, Rashleigh Jackson died Thursday night at his residence. “Guyana has lost one of its most brilliant, honest and capable sons. I think Rashleigh Jackson was probably one of the most strategic thinkers I have met,”¬†People’s National Congress Reform and Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton told Demerara Waves Online News. “Guyana has lost one of its ...

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“I do not shake hands with my oppressors” – Norton

Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Tuesday night vowed to continue refusing to shake President Irfaan Ali’s hands, alleging that his administration was responsible for discriminatory access to lands, extra judicial killings and unequal access to Guyana’s wealth. A day after he ignored Dr Ali’s outstretched hand at the Emancipation Day celebration in New Amsterdam, Mr Norton defended his decision. “I ...

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Opposition Leader flags suspicious aspects of Mr. Jagdeo’s interactions with foreign journalist

Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Monday highlighted several aspects of Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo’s interaction with a foreign journalist that raise serious questions about his alleged role in business dealings with his friend and tenant, Su Zhi Rong. “Why is it this wasn’t done in the government office that is the official office? Why is it done in the home ...

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Norton’s gas price subsidy is “cake-shop” economics – Jagdeo

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday frowned on Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton’s proposed subsidy on the price of gasoline in order to ease the rising cost of living. Mr Norton specifically recommended that the government should ensure gas prices do not increase above a determined level by compensating suppliers for any price increases where the excise tax reductions have already ...

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