Posts Tagged ‘Khemraj Ramjattan’



By Waltie Ainsworth

Late last week notorious EZJET owner, Sonny Ramdeo, was jailed for 20 years in Miami for defrauding his employers more than 21 million US dollars. Official court reports suggest that Mr. Ramdeo wanted to rival Sir Richard Branson as an airline tycoon by plying international routes ferrying passengers at low and fares and substantial baggage. (Click here for detailed story in Kaieteur News)

Mr. Ramdeo is reported to be a personal friend and confidant of former President Bharrat Jagdeo, who at the moment has personal legal problems of his own.  Continue reading

AFC picks new leader; presidential candidacy deferred


The new leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) is Khemraj Ramjattan but the party, at its National Conference on Saturday, voted down a motion to select its presidential and prime ministerial candidates for the next general elections.

Ramjattan replaces Raphael Trotman who told the opening of the conference that he would not have been running for any leadership position because of pressing demands as House Speaker.

Prominent Attorney-at-Law, Nigel Hughes takes over the chairmanship from Ramjattan.  The Vice Chairman is Moses Nagamootoo.

David Patterson has replaced Sixtus Edwards as General Secretary.    Continue reading

AFC warns President against ignoring opposition motions on Linden electricity hike

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AFC warns President against ignoring opposition motions on Linden electricity hike 

Demerara Waves – June 21, 2012

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Thursday warned the President Donald Ramotar administration that ignoring an opposition motion to block an increase in electricity tariffs in Linden could lead to unrest.

AFC Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan could not immediately say whether his party would support a motion by the opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) that aims to stop government from charging Lindeners more for electricity from July 1.    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