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PNCR Chairman Volda Lawrence apologises for offensive remarks

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics December 3, 2018 People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Chairman, Volda Lawrence on Monday apologised for remarks in which she advocated and preferred her party supporters to get jobs and contracts. “The rhetoric attributed to me over the last few days, is not reflective of who I am as…

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AFC Leader defends Volda Lawrence over her controversial remarks

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics December 2, 2018 Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Raphael Trotman Sunday night defendes controversial remarks by People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence that she prefers jobs and contracts be awarded to her party’s supporters. “The Chair, I as Leader, have known and worked closely with…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves, KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Volda Lawrence calls for “equality for all” ; orders ministers, PNCR leaders to “get out of their offices” to do political work

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics December 2, 2018 The Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform, Volda Lawrence on Saturday called on government ministers and party leaders to engage in outreach to the grassroots and dealing with their problems in the equal provision of good and services. “If this means that Ministers and…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves, KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Volda Lawrence’s remarks unhelpful to coalition winning the 2020 general elections- political scientists

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics December 2, 2018 0 Comments Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform, Volda Lawrence’s recently stated preference for giving jobs to her party’s supporters seemed a feeble response to its defeat at last month’s local government elections due to its own neglect of its Afro-Guyanese support base, but…

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President Granger returns to Cuba next week for more treatment

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Health, News, Politics November 30, 2018 President David Granger is scheduled to return to Cuba next Tuesday for continued treatment for non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, a type of cancer, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced Friday. Having concluded the first round of chemotherapy in Cuba,he is due to return to the Spanish-speaking nation….

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PNCR/APNU admits disenchantment caused low voter turnout; whips up death squad fears to galvanise 2020 votes

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics November 18, 2018 18 Comments Reeling from the effects of a poor turnout at Local Government Elections, the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated coalition Saturday night admitted for the first time that some of its supporters were disenchanted and opted to stay away. “Sophia, you know, that the PPP…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves

PPP’s no-confidence motion buoyed by good local govt results, weakened governing coalition- political scientists

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics November 15, 2018 Three noted Guyanese Political Scientists- David Hinds, Freddie Kissoon and Mark Kirton-on Thursday believed the People’s Progressive Party’s tabling of a no-confidence motion against the governing APNU+AFC coalition was aimed at capitalising on electoral inroads that opposition party at Monday’s Local Government Elections. Hinds said…

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APNU+AFC says “united and strong” after joint leaders’ meeting

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics November 15, 2018 The governing coalition of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) says its remains “united and strong”. “The leaders of the two parties jointly reaffirm that the Coalition remains united and strong,” they said in a statement. The assurance followed a meeting by leaders…

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APNU/PNCR; AFC shrug off impact of LGE vote loss on 2020 general elections; PPP upbeat

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics November 13, 2018 Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence Tuesday afternoon down-played A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) loss of several seats on the Georgetown City Council at Monday’s general elections as an unhealthy sign going into Guyana’s next general elections due in another…

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