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Ralph Ramkarran June 24 2018 Source Political analysts Ralph Ramkarran and Henry Jeffrey believe that an Indigenous Peoples party can grab seats at general elections and shake up the political dynamics. Their comments to the Sunday Stabroek come on the heels of a declaration by the Vice-Chairman of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) Lenox Shuman that he and others intend to form a party for the 2020 general elections.Shuman, the former toshao of Pakuri, has been an outspoken figure and has...Read More...
Noting upcoming CCJ ruling, Jagdeo sayJune 23 2018s will remain GS of PPP -will play active role in any future PPP gov't Bharrat Jagdeo Source June 23 2018 Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today said that irrespective of Tuesday’s ruling by the CCJ as to whether he is eligible for a third term he will remain the General Secretary of the PPP and plans to take an active role in any future PPP government. A statement issued by the PPP follow: It is public knowledge, that on Tuesday, 26th July...Read More...
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The King and Queen of Cruelty

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[[Quote from article]] Is she or her husband going to visit the child internment camps he created, to see what they wrought and console the crying children there? Is either going to work tirelessly for the swift reunification of every single family that has been torn apart? Will either publicly apologize to the families who were damaged? Until then, I give her no laurels. Donald and Melania are a team in this terror. They have worked together to make the abhorrent normal. They deserve each...Read More...
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The Myth of Rigging

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Why are we so drenched in this mythical belief that when the PPP lose an election it's because of rigging? Why does the PPP predict rigging ahead of time when they are in the opposition? In 2015 , NO prediction of rigging was mentioned on behalf of the PPP because they were confident of winning. The rigging came AFTER PPP found out they were DEFEATED. Why am I not fazed by this rigging belief like most of you do? Well, a plausible discussion may convince me or shut me up. Let's try!Read More...
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Jagdeo right to fear elections rigging but his response is wrong – Jeffrey

By Staff Editor 20 hours ago Political analyst Henry Jeffrey says the evidence suggests that Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has good reason to fear that electoral shenanigans are afoot but that his threatened robust response is the wrong approach as it could impact the oil economy and development. In his Future Notes column in Tuesday’s edition of Stabroek News Jeffrey noted that APNU+AFC supporters had condemned the position taken by Jagdeo but that in his, Jeffrey’s assessment, there are...Read More...
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June 23 2018 Source Two former murder accused, who are suspects in the disappearance of a Crabwood Creek pensioner, have led police to the discovery of burnt remains at a temple at Bennet Dam, Rosignol Village, West Coast Berbice. The remains are suspected to be those of Saeed Hamid, 65, who has been missing since April 19th. Commander of ‘B’ Division Lyndon Alves told Stabroek News that the remains have to be sent for DNA testing to confirm that they are those of Hamid.Alves said the...Read More...
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June 23 2018 Source President David Granger yesterday issued a proclamation declaring Monday, June 25th as a National Day of mourning in memory of the more than one dozen fishermen who lost their lives in the deadly attacks that occurred between April 27th and May 3rd, 2018 off the coast of Suriname. The proclamation, which was released by the Ministry of Presidency, states that the day should be “a solemn memorial” to the Guyanese fishermen who were massacred. With the proclamation, the...Read More...
Winston Jordan June 23 2018 Source Finance Minister Winston Jordan yesterday filed a $200 million lawsuit against opposition parliamentarian Juan Edghill for malicious prosecution, while contending that a failed bid to charge him with misconduct in public office has damaged his reputation and integrity. The application to the High Court, which was filed on Jordan’s behalf by attorneys Roysdale Forde and Olayne Joseph, lists almost two dozen grounds for the suit. Jordan was among a group of...Read More...
Bharrat Jagdeo June 23 2018 Source The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has fixed next Tuesday for the delivery of the long-awaited final ruling on the constitutionality of the presidential term limit, which will determine whether former two-term president Bharrat Jagdeo can seek re-election. The decision by the Trinidad-based final court has been greatly anticipated and is to be delivered before the retirement of CCJ President Sir Dennis Byron. A decision upholding the ruling of the courts...Read More...
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Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight Paul Wiseman, Ap Economics Writer Updated 8:10 am, Friday, June 22, 2018 The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products. Now, the world is punching back. The European Union is set Friday to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries. India and Turkey...Read More...
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U.S. Commerce Secretary says Canada is not a national-security threat MIKE BLANCHFIELD AND ANDY BLATCHFORD OTTAWA THE CANADIAN PRESS PUBLISHED 2 DAYS AGO UPDATED 2 DAYS AGO Open this photo in gallery Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on tariffs on Capitol Hill on June 20, 2018 in Washington. JACQUELYN MARTIN/THE CANADIAN PRESS U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says Canada is not a national security threat to the United States and that a...Read More...
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The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery

source The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones. BY MICAH MAIDENBERG , MANUELA ANDREONI JUNE 19, 2018 GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Amid the narrow streets and rusty docks of Georgetown, the quiet capital of Guyana, the first signs of an oil boom are visible. Steel pipe destined for deep-water projects can be seen stacked on wharves near the city center. Over at the Marriott, the country’s only...Read More...

Jagdeo babbles-sometimes he should shutup.

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Govt’s approach to new Demerara River Bridge ill conceived, will be a huge burden- Jagdeo June 21 2018 Source An artist’s impression of what the thre-lane Demerara River bridge would have looked like In light of the Finance Minister, Winston Jordan’s recent disclosure that Government intends to scrap a previous proposal largely centered on establishing a new three-lane, open format bridge as a replacement for the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB) in favour of a four-lane, fixed high level...Read More...
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