Posts Tagged ‘David Granger’

(YBBB) MAGISTRATE HAS OPPOSITION LEADER JAGDEO KUSSERING

Watchman – Leader of the opposition

(YBBB) MAGISTRATE HAS OPPOSITION LEADER JAGDEO KUSSERING

By Waltie Ainsworth

The Young Beautiful Bold and Boviander (YBBB) magistrate Carolyn Artega has self-appointed and self-acclaimed opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo kussering. Jast week, instead of appearing in court he sent her a medical loose leaf saying he had back problems. Jagdeo, in a deliberate ploy to avoid imminent jail had become creative in using all kinds of techniques and schemes to avoid going to court at Whim in Corentyne.

Jagdeo feels that by remaking and rebranding himself as opposition leader he can avoid being sentenced for race baiting and creating chaos in the new and upwardly mobile Guyana. Let the records show that he must appear in court in pyjamas or on a stretcher. Continue reading

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Rohee to face no confidence motion in parliament

Rohee to face no confidence motion in parliament

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Written by Kwesi Isles   Demerara Waves
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 17:59
The combined opposition parties are to lay a motion of no confidence in Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee in parliament on Wednesday following the deaths of three protesters in clashes with the police at Linden last week.The motion, initiated by the AFC, comes one week after the trio was shot during protests against the government’s move to increase electricity rates in the town to bring them on par with the rest of the country.“We are going to be doing that tomorrow in the National Assembly.Even before the AFC’s initiative I had written the Speaker of the National Assembly asking for a special sitting of the National Assembly to discuss what is called an urgent matter of public importance … and permission has been given by the Speaker for that matter to be discussed,” Opposition Leader David Granger told reporters at a news briefing Tuesday.      Continue reading

GRANGER CUTTING SHORT US VISIT

OSCAR HARRIS AND THE TWINKLE STARS SINGING – SOLDIER’S PRAYER.

GRANGER CUTTING SHORT US VISIT           

By EWALT AINSWORTH          06 22 2012

The word is out that the duo leadership of the PPP led Guyana Government is running scared with the questionable accident of prominent Guyanese lawyer Gregory Gaskin on Wednesday.  Some government offices permitted employees to leave early while in the commercial district merchants shuttered up and the perennial question of “how and why” is on everybody’s lips.

APNU leader David Granger, who is also a former commissioned and decorated soldier like Gaskin, is currently in the Diaspora for a series of meetings with the State Department.  Originally Granger should have been doing some meetings too with supporters and fund raising events in the Diaspora. Gaskin’s death has put everything on a slow fire.   Continue reading

THUNKING ALOUD ON FATHER’S DAY

Dave Martins and the Tradewinds  – Not a Blade of Grass

THUNKING ALOUD ON FATHER’S DAY

By EWALT AINSWORTH                                       06 17 2012

There is a rumble in the GT political jungle this father’s day and it seems like deceased President Forbes Burnham’s  last daughter, Ulele Burnham may be planning, organizing, strategizing,  galvanizing and positioning herself for a leadership role in the People’s National Congress (PNC).

Top contenders listed so far for the upcoming PNC congress are current leader, David Granger, Carl Greenidge and Basil Williams. The PNC will have congress at Party headquarters, Sophia and July 29 new leadership will be announced to contest the proposed snap elections.      Continue reading

Granger rejects criticism of GECOM appointment

Granger defends the appointment of female commissioner, rejects criticism of GECOM appointment

Georgetown, Guyana: May 5th, 2012 — In an invited response to the AFC’s Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan, M.P., Leader of the Parliamentary Majority, Brig. David Granger pointed out that APNU’s nomination of Ms. Sandra Jones to be a GECOM commissioner was made on the basIs of “pure merit.” APNU’s partners jointly concluded that of the competing candidates, Ms. Jones was by far the best qualified candidate, with over 25 years experience in both the private and public sectors. Continue reading

APNU scrambles to avoid “tariff deal” backlash

Demerara Waves – April 19, 2012

Deal or no deal, Lindeners will be paying more for electricity from July, according to Prime Minister Samuel Hinds.

His assertion came after the APNU went into damage control mode Thursday night in the wake of a statement he made in parliament announcing the opposition coalition’s recognition of the need for electricity tariff increases in meetings with President Donald Ramotar Thursday morning.  Continue reading