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Charles Ramson slams Anil Nandlall over direct cash transfers of oil earnings to poor producing “parasites”

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, Education, Health, News, Politics August 8, 2018 Another People’s Progressive Party (PPP) presidential candidate hopeful, Charles Ramson Jr. Wednesday morning openly disagreed with his party’s frontbencher, Anil Nandlall’s belief that cash transfers of oil revenues to the poor will culture parasites. “Regrettably, I therefore have to say I disagree entirely with the…

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WPA will mobilise public pressure on govt to accept direct cash transfers of oil money to poor

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, Education, Health, News, Politics August 9, 2018 The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Thursday said if A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) refuses to meet to discuss and work out arrangements for direct transfers of oil wealth to the poor Guyanese, it will whip up support among ordinary people to put pressure…

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President Granger “will inevitably and ultimately pay the price” by failing to hold press conferences – former PNC govt information czar

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics August 7, 2018 A former Minister of Information under the People’s National Congress administration has warned President David Granger that his failure to hold formal scheduled press conferences could see him being isolated from the wider Guyanese society. Nascimento, a former Cabinet member and Information Minister in the…

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Cash transfers of some oil earnings to the poor a good idea but must be linked to job creation, improved access to social goods, tax compliance- experts

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, News, Politics August 7, 2018 2 Comments A recommendation by Distinguished Economics Professor, Clive Thomas that cash from oil earnings should be transferred directly to poor Guyanese on certain conditions was Tuesday welcomed by two United States-based Guyanese experts.. Economics Professor, Tarron Khemraj  supported the idea of cash transfers but…

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APNU forces AFC to prove electoral strength ahead of general elections- David Hinds

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics August 7, 2018 Political Science Professor, David Hinds on Tuesday said A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) appeared to have forced the Alliance For Change (AFC) to prove its electoral strength on the ground after reportedly demanding a 40-percent allocation of candidates for the Local Government Elections. “In…

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AFC, APNU talks on local govt elections collapsed over key demands; PPP says AFC’s decision is a “clumsy” ploy

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics August 6, 2018 Talks on jointly contesting the upcoming local government elections collapsed over the percentage allocation of seats and the time-frame for submitting nominees, a top Alliance For Change ((AFC) official says. President David Granger, for his part, also confirmed there was a disagreement on undisclosed principles….

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