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Tag Archives: People’s Progressive Party (PPP)

Court of Appeal dismisses opposition efforts for High Court re-hearing of election petition

Guyana’s Court of Appeal on Monday dismissed efforts by the opposition to reinstate an election petition, agreeing with the High Court that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) had a constitutional right to order a recount of the votes cast in the March, 2020 general and regional elections. Justices of Appeal Rishi Persaud and Dawn Gregory said Section 22 of the ...

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APNU+AFC gov’t, ExxonMobil had no agreement for Guyana to pay for new headquarters -Mahipaul

Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian Ganesh Mahipaul on Friday said his then governing coalition and ExxonMobil never agreed that the US$160 million that would be spent on building a new headquarters building at Ogle, East Coast Demerara would be recovered from oil revenues. “I’m guided that there were discussions and there was no agreement with ...

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No clean voters list, no election – Norton

The parliamentary opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Tuesday night threw down the gauntlet at the two-year-old Irfaan Ali-led administration, signaling that they would block the holding of future elections with what they regard as a padded voters list and pressure the government to address 0ther concerns. “We are organising to ...

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PPP cuts back on ‘old guard’ faces in parliament

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Wednesday cut back on the ‘old guard’ faces to become parliamentarians, a day after A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) also announced that it has dropped several of its older seasoned politicians from its parliamentary line-up. Notably absent from the PPP’s line-up are Neendkumar, Indra Chandrapal and Clement Rohee who are all ...

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Ramjattan admits to staff that APNU+AFC lost elections, the PPP “has beaten us”

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan has admitted to staff of the Ministry of Public Security that the coalition of his party and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU+AFC) lost the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. “It is with a little sadness…I rather suspect that tomorrow there will be a declaration that the numbers were ...

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Gov’t warns US that PPP poses geo-political, economic risks to South America

The incumbent A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) coalition administration, labelling itself as “pro-American”, is warning the United States (US) that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) poses a geopolitical and economic threat due its close ties with China, Russia and Venezuela. “If the PPP gets control of Guyana, China and Russia will control the Northern region of ...

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PPP proposes 10-day national recount

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday discussed a proposal by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to reduce the time it would take to recount the results of last month’s general elections from 156 days to 10 days. PPP-nominated Elections Commissioner, Sase Gunraj says he and his colleagues revised the timeframe by increasing the number of work-stations from six to ...

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BREAKING: Veteran trade unionist and politician, Komal Chand dies

Veteran Guyanese trade unionist and parliamentarian for several decades for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Komal Chand died on Wednesday in Cuba, officials said. He was 75 years old. Up to the time of his death, he was President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU). Assistant General Secretary of GAWU, Aslim Singh said Chand had been in ...

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APNU+AFC labels PSC a PPP “stooge”; calls for elections audit, not mere recount

A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has labelled the Private Sector Commission (PSC) a “stooge” of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for insisting that a national recount would be a waste of time. This simplistic posture of the PSC, not only abrogates the transparency they claim to seek, but has removed the veil of neutrality in which it ...

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APNU+AFC candidate asks Court of Appeal to order High Court to review GECOM vote recount decision

The Court of Appeal will Thursday begin determining whether Ulita Moore can appeal a decision that the High Court cannot legally hear her request for a judicial review of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to order a recount of votes cast in last month’s general elections. Through her lawyers Mayo Robertson and Roysdale Forde, Moore wants the application for leave ...

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