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November 2018

Demerara Waves

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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Stabroek

‘The only friends I got is PNC, so the only people I could give work to is PNC’ -Lawrence tells PNCR conference

 stabroek news november 30, 2018 Volda Lawrence Public Health Minister and People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Chairperson Volda Lawrence is facing scrutiny over a suggestion that party officials elected to public offices should show preference to fellow party members in hiring and the award of contracts. During a presentation at…

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Stabroek

We cannot continue delaying shared governance

stabroek news letter nov 27, 2018 Dear Editor, I am heartened to see that His Excellency, President David Granger has returned from successful medical treatment overseas and is doing well.  While we are informed that his personal prognosis is overwhelmingly positive, as unfortunately happens in the wake of serious illness,…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Moses’ mosasarus; Nagamootoo’s nagaika

 Nov 26, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon I wrote that weeks after the 2018 LGE election results, as with the US midterm elections, commentators will still be assessing the outcome and its implications and consequences. It goes on. In last Sunday’s Kaieteur News, three columnists pontificated on the 2018 LGE results;…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Coalition gov’t broke contract with the people on governance reform, Ogunseye looking for every opportunity to excuse it

stabroek news letter Dear Editor, ‘My question, now that the PPP/C had strong showings and many victories at the just concluded LGEs is that; is Jeffrey still optimistic that the results of those elections can be the basis for meaningful shared governance (SG) discussions between the two major parties?’ (‘Results…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Standing behind the CCJ

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news nov 25, 2018 The PNCR appears to have had no difficulty in accepting the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in its appellate jurisdiction. The CCJ was established in 2005. As a court of original jurisdiction, its function is to interpret and apply the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas,…

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