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Former President Bharrat Jagdeo

By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell
Opposition leader, Bharrat Jagdeo has made it clear that he intends to remain a force to be reckoned with. The former President, whose hopes of returning to Presidential office were recently shattered by a Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruling, said this at a press conference he held yesterday—the second for the week.
There, Jagdeo sent a direct message to all those who want to see him off the public scene that they will be remain disappointed for a long time because, “I am not going anywhere.”
Jagdeo’s main target audience seems to be members of the Government. He said, “They hate me with a passion, that’s why it is what it is. But I am not going anywhere yet, until the victory (election). I am not going anywhere. So they can wish it, they can call for it, they can lament their fate. They’re not getting rid of me just like that. I will continue to expose people like (Prime Minister Moses) Nagamootoo and the others.”
As he stressed that he will remain on the public scene, Jagdeo also noted that he is holding on for dear life to his position as General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C). He said that he will be ensuring he carries out all the duties of a General Secretary.
With Jagdeo no longer being eligible to run as President, the PPP/C will have to decide on a candidate. This decision will be made soon, as preparation for 2020 elections have already begun. The decision is usually made by the PPP Central Committee through a voting process.
The media asked Jagdeo yesterday, what if the Presidential Candidate is one who challenge his authority.
Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”
Jagdeo continued, “I have to discuss a winning strategy and to make sure those things are in place. So, right now as I said to you, we have a huge number of advocates on the ground who cannot be too bothered about this debate, because they are busy trying to get people to register.”

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Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Of course...ayoo goin down wid am...ayoo neva fight am...ayoo tolerate am...hey hey hey...HAPNU/AFC will get all dem low hanging mango and whitie after all...hey hey hey...

Labba posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Of course...ayoo goin down wid am...ayoo neva fight am...ayoo tolerate am...hey hey hey...HAPNU/AFC will get all dem low hanging mango and whitie after all...hey hey hey...

Interesting! It's first time I hear a labba laughed. 

I am surprised by Jagdeo's comments. He is putting personal vendetta over the people and his party when he should be selecting the next leader and preparing the PPP for the upcoming election. He is not emphasizing on winning the election. He is busy talking about himself and what he intends to be in the PPP. Should we expect more cuss out on Moses? 

Nehru has been doing a messy job in cussing Moses from 2015 to date. This is not good for the PPP.

Prince posted:

I am surprised by Jagdeo's comments. He is putting personal vendetta over the people and his party when he should be selecting the next leader and preparing the PPP for the upcoming election. He is not emphasizing on winning the election. He is busy talking about himself and what he intends to be in the PPP. Should we expect more cuss out on Moses? 

Nehru has been doing a messy job in cussing Moses from 2015 to date. This is not good for the PPP.

That's surprising coming from a man who used his presidency to make the country his personal ATM and victimized any and everyone who dared oppose him? Have you been asleep?

Billy Ram Balgobin posted:
Labba posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Of course...ayoo goin down wid am...ayoo neva fight am...ayoo tolerate am...hey hey hey...HAPNU/AFC will get all dem low hanging mango and whitie after all...hey hey hey...

Interesting! It's first time I hear a labba laughed. 

till yuh trow some masala pun dem......

Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Are you people now seeing what I've been saying all along? Given fair elections, if the PPP loses, it will be his fault. He is acting like a spoilt child who refuses to relinquish or share his sandbox.

Nehru posted:

Cussing the Namakaram Crabdaag is like throwing water on Duck's back. A shameless PRICK and PARASITE like that is immune to CUSS and INSULTS!!!!

If I didn't know better, I would say this is a coolie tradition gets dragged into politics. Your leader, Jagdeo failed to realize that cussing Nagamootoo is a waste of time. I hate it with a passion when Jagdeo resorts to professional pusser-pusser.  

GTAngler posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Are you people now seeing what I've been saying all along? Given fair elections, if the PPP loses, it will be his fault. He is acting like a spoilt child who refuses to relinquish or share his sandbox.

So if he is not the Presidential candidate and the PPP loses, it's Jagdeo fault?  

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Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

So then why is Rohee and Komal Chand still there calling the shot behind the scenes and promoting Marxist policies to keep the party old?  GAWU did nothing to save any jobs for the sugar workers.

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antabanta posted:
Prince posted:

I am surprised by Jagdeo's comments. He is putting personal vendetta over the people and his party when he should be selecting the next leader and preparing the PPP for the upcoming election. He is not emphasizing on winning the election. He is busy talking about himself and what he intends to be in the PPP. Should we expect more cuss out on Moses? 

Nehru has been doing a messy job in cussing Moses from 2015 to date. This is not good for the PPP.

That's surprising coming from a man who used his presidency to make the country his personal ATM and victimized any and everyone who dared oppose him? Have you been asleep?

Regardless of who the PPP Presidential candidate will be, that person will still get a good cussing down on GNI.  Watch out for the upcoming threads on GNI about that person.  Every lie in the books that these people can dream up will be dished out.  In 2015 they were screaming in the masjid that PPP is a Hindu party.  If Irfaan Ali gets to run they will come up with something else.  Somebody thief this or that.

Meanwhile The PNC can rob the country blind and they still get big cheers.

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GTAngler posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:
 

Interesting! It's first time I hear a labba laughed. 

till yuh trow some masala pun dem......

Our esteemed brother Chief like he curried labba 

Bibi Haniffa posted:
GTAngler posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Are you people now seeing what I've been saying all along? Given fair elections, if the PPP loses, it will be his fault. He is acting like a spoilt child who refuses to relinquish or share his sandbox.

So if he is not the Presidential candidate and the PPP loses, it's Jagdeo fault?  

Well first of all, he can't be the Presidential candidate anymore. Given the past history, if the PPP candidate is in any way perceived as being another Jagdeo puppet, the PPP will lose. I should have made that stipulation. The question is, even if Jagdeo does not handpick the candidate, will that candidate have a fair chance as long as Jagdeo is around or will the Jagdeo stigma cause him/her the election?

Bibi Haniffa posted:
antabanta posted:
Prince posted:

I am surprised by Jagdeo's comments. He is putting personal vendetta over the people and his party when he should be selecting the next leader and preparing the PPP for the upcoming election. He is not emphasizing on winning the election. He is busy talking about himself and what he intends to be in the PPP. Should we expect more cuss out on Moses? 

Nehru has been doing a messy job in cussing Moses from 2015 to date. This is not good for the PPP.

That's surprising coming from a man who used his presidency to make the country his personal ATM and victimized any and everyone who dared oppose him? Have you been asleep?

Regardless of who the PPP Presidential candidate will be, that person will still get a good cussing down on GNI.  Watch out for the upcoming threads on GNI about that person.  Every lie in the books that these people can dream up will be dished out.  In 2015 they were screaming in the masjid that PPP is a Hindu party.  If Irfaan Ali gets to run they will come up with something else.  Somebody thief this or that.

Meanwhile The PNC can rob the country blind and they still get big cheers.

Candidates on both sides will get a good cussing down. Same with the mud slinging and lies. It's the nature of politics. The only time things like that should bother anyone is if they are in fact true.

GTAngler posted:
Bibi Haniffa posted:
GTAngler posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Are you people now seeing what I've been saying all along? Given fair elections, if the PPP loses, it will be his fault. He is acting like a spoilt child who refuses to relinquish or share his sandbox.

So if he is not the Presidential candidate and the PPP loses, it's Jagdeo fault?  

Well first of all, he can't be the Presidential candidate anymore. Given the past history, if the PPP candidate is in any way perceived as being another Jagdeo puppet, the PPP will lose. I should have made that stipulation. The question is, even if Jagdeo does not handpick the candidate, will that candidate have a fair chance as long as Jagdeo is around or will the Jagdeo stigma cause him/her the election?

If you don't think that Jagdeo should remain in the party in any role, then people like Rohee, Chand, Luncheon, and many others should go also.  In 2015, Jagdeo was long gone.  He was not a Minister, General Secretary or any leader.  He spent most of three years outside of Guyana.  Why isn't Ramotar getting blamed?  Jagdeo never lost an election.  Ramotar did.

However, the geriatrics in the PNC, too many names to mention, are doing just fine. 

Bibi Haniffa posted:
GTAngler posted:
Bibi Haniffa posted:
GTAngler posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Are you people now seeing what I've been saying all along? Given fair elections, if the PPP loses, it will be his fault. He is acting like a spoilt child who refuses to relinquish or share his sandbox.

So if he is not the Presidential candidate and the PPP loses, it's Jagdeo fault?  

Well first of all, he can't be the Presidential candidate anymore. Given the past history, if the PPP candidate is in any way perceived as being another Jagdeo puppet, the PPP will lose. I should have made that stipulation. The question is, even if Jagdeo does not handpick the candidate, will that candidate have a fair chance as long as Jagdeo is around or will the Jagdeo stigma cause him/her the election?

If you don't think that Jagdeo should remain in the party in any role, then people like Rohee, Chand, Luncheon, and many others should go also.  In 2015, Jagdeo was long gone.  He was not a Minister, General Secretary or any leader.  He spent most of three years outside of Guyana.  Why isn't Ramotar getting blamed?  Jagdeo never lost an election.  Ramotar did.

However, the geriatrics in the PNC, too many names to mention, are doing just fine. 

Agreed. Maybe the PPP should clean house. By the way, what makes you think the PNC geriatrics are doing fine? I thought we were discussing just Jagdeo, the PPP and the CCJ ruling.

GTAngler posted:
Bibi Haniffa posted:
antabanta posted:
Prince posted:

I am surprised by Jagdeo's comments. He is putting personal vendetta over the people and his party when he should be selecting the next leader and preparing the PPP for the upcoming election. He is not emphasizing on winning the election. He is busy talking about himself and what he intends to be in the PPP. Should we expect more cuss out on Moses? 

Nehru has been doing a messy job in cussing Moses from 2015 to date. This is not good for the PPP.

That's surprising coming from a man who used his presidency to make the country his personal ATM and victimized any and everyone who dared oppose him? Have you been asleep?

Regardless of who the PPP Presidential candidate will be, that person will still get a good cussing down on GNI.  Watch out for the upcoming threads on GNI about that person.  Every lie in the books that these people can dream up will be dished out.  In 2015 they were screaming in the masjid that PPP is a Hindu party.  If Irfaan Ali gets to run they will come up with something else.  Somebody thief this or that.

Meanwhile The PNC can rob the country blind and they still get big cheers.

Candidates on both sides will get a good cussing down. Same with the mud slinging and lies. It's the nature of politics. The only time things like that should bother anyone is if they are in fact true.

How much Granger bashing have you seen here on GNI?  If any PPP leader dragged the country into so much debt, mismanaged the country, and was always out of the country doing God knows what, all hell would have broken loose here.  But the PNC get a free pass every single time.  Without fail.

Everyone is waiting to cheer him on a second term victory.

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Bibi Haniffa posted:
 

If you don't think that Jagdeo should remain in the party in any role, then people like Rohee, Chand, Luncheon, and many others should go also.  In 2015, Jagdeo was long gone.  He was not a Minister, General Secretary or any leader.  He spent most of three years outside of Guyana.  Why isn't Ramotar getting blamed?  Jagdeo never lost an election.  Ramotar did.

However, the geriatrics in the PNC, too many names to mention, are doing just fine. 

Please read your post before hitting the enter button.

Jagdeo shows up back in 2015,after the sojourn starting  after the 2011 elections.

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GTAngler posted:
Bibi Haniffa posted:
GTAngler posted:
Bibi Haniffa posted:
GTAngler posted:
Billy Ram Balgobin posted:

Jagdeo responded, “As we approach elections, the General Secretary’s role is enhanced. After we win, the role of the Presidential Candidate becomes more prominent. The General Secretary traditionally is the person who has to organize with the ExCo (Executive Committee) of the Party, the list of candidates, campaign funds and the campaign strategy. I will not abrogate those responsibilities.”

Jagdeo is saying here that he is the boss of the party regardless who is the presidential candidate.  I get the feeling he does not want to relinquish power even though he cannot constitutionally run for the job of president nor PM.  This position that he has taken could cause the party the elections in 2020 and beyond if he continues to be there. 

Are you people now seeing what I've been saying all along? Given fair elections, if the PPP loses, it will be his fault. He is acting like a spoilt child who refuses to relinquish or share his sandbox.

So if he is not the Presidential candidate and the PPP loses, it's Jagdeo fault?  

Well first of all, he can't be the Presidential candidate anymore. Given the past history, if the PPP candidate is in any way perceived as being another Jagdeo puppet, the PPP will lose. I should have made that stipulation. The question is, even if Jagdeo does not handpick the candidate, will that candidate have a fair chance as long as Jagdeo is around or will the Jagdeo stigma cause him/her the election?

If you don't think that Jagdeo should remain in the party in any role, then people like Rohee, Chand, Luncheon, and many others should go also.  In 2015, Jagdeo was long gone.  He was not a Minister, General Secretary or any leader.  He spent most of three years outside of Guyana.  Why isn't Ramotar getting blamed?  Jagdeo never lost an election.  Ramotar did.

However, the geriatrics in the PNC, too many names to mention, are doing just fine. 

Agreed. Maybe the PPP should clean house. By the way, what makes you think the PNC geriatrics are doing fine? I thought we were discussing just Jagdeo, the PPP and the CCJ ruling.

Did you see the bashing that went on here on GNI accusing Jagdeo of trying to push out Komal Chand?  The same people on here who were cussing Komal turned around and ripped Jagdeo to pieces.  The Marxist faction in the PPP has a tight grip on power.  Jagdeo dare not touch any of them.  And they all have their vote in hand ready to elect THEIR next presidential candidate.  

Labba posted:

Dem gat de bess chance now foh get back powah and it look like dem goh screw up the leader ting...hey hey hey...after dis HAPNU go spend nuff nuff aile money foh buy people...

Suh yuh saying some will cross the floor.

One man sinking the ship,them bhais better start a mutiny.I doan want HAPNU to be anchored in.

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Django posted:
Labba posted:

Dem gat de bess chance now foh get back powah and it look like dem goh screw up the leader ting...hey hey hey...after dis HAPNU go spend nuff nuff aile money foh buy people...

Suh yuh saying some will cross the floor.

One man sinking the ship,them bhais better start a mutiny.I doan want HAPNU to be anchored in.

Hey hey hey...some a dem goh cross over foh true. Hey hey hey...souptunists need barley and dhal soup.