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October 2017

Demerara Waves

AFC-Canada pulls out of party over GECOM Chairman’s appointment; Ramjattan vows not to back down

demerara waves Denis Chabrol October 31, 2017 Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan- one of the parties in the governing coalition- on Tuesday rubbished a decision by his party’s Canada Chapter to pull out until the AFC denounces President David Granger’s recent unilateral appointment of Retired Justice James Patterson…

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Who killed Vincent Teekah?

 Oct 31, 2017  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom kaieteur news Vincent Teekah, a defector from the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to the People’s National Congress PNC) was killed on October 24, 1979. The PNC government claimed that Teekah was assassinated. Burnham threatened to” repay this foul deed.” Burnham was extremely fond of Teekah….

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SOCU under scrutiny following collapse of first audit case

By stabroek news The ability of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to take solid cases to court will now be the subject of scrutiny following the recent collapse of the New Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC) trial. Days before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan ruled that the prosecution failed to prove its…

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The AFC at 12: The journey has ended

 Oct 30, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Yesterday marked one dozen years since the Alliance for Change came into being at the Ocean View Hotel, Liliendaal on October 29, 2005. I thought of doing this article yesterday, the actual birthday, but I considered the topic on the insensitivity of our leaders…

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WPA vows to leave coalition if elections are not “free and fair”

  WPA’s Executive Member, Dr. David Hinds by newsroom  Admin Last updated Oct 29, 2017 In its first public statement on the unilateral appointment of the GECOM Chair, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) has vowed to exit the coalition government if elections are not “free and fair” even as they accused the Opposition…

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