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  1. Are both parties satisfied with the level of education offered in Guyana?Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Stabroek News

    Recently, at Babu John, former President Jagdeo challenged the opposition to discuss substantive issues facing the nation which they believe need to be addressed and in which they believe the PPP has under-performed. I welcome this initiative by Mr Jagdeo, especially in light of mutual accusations directed by each of the two parties at the other, levelling charges of maintaining platforms of rabble-rousing and rhetoric without intelligent discussion.

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  2. CheddiRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Stabroek News

    ... was previously the case. In recent days, for instance, after some comments in the media from former President Bharrat Jagdeo about the lifestyle of our late leader Cheddi Jagan, we have witnessed a massive outpouring of information and comment in ...

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  3. 'I know they are worried but I am not on the ticket' - JagdeoRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Stabroek News

    Former president Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday took aim at the opposition criticism over his prominent involvement in the PPP/C's election campaign, reiterating that he was not interested in any constitutional posts and was satisfied that the incumbent can win the May 11 elections with its present list of representatives. "I know they are worried but I am not on the ticket.

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  4. Sugar industry's problems bigger than Skeldon factoryRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Stabroek News

    Although willing to accept that he should have done more to address problems plaguing the Skeldon sugar factory, former President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said while critics focus on the plant, the entire industry needs overhauling. "Maybe I should have intervened a bit more.

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  5. Jagdeo says comments on Jagans' lifestyle distortedRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Stabroek News

    After setting off a torrent of criticism for his suggestion that the late president Cheddi Jagan lived a luxurious lifestyle akin to his own, former president Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said his statements had been distorted and taken out of context. At a news conference at the PPP's Freedom House headquarters, Jagdeo insisted that he has not "back peddled" on his words and maintained that he would defend the acquisition of his wealth.

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  6. Ramotar hails Jagan idealsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Stabroek News

    President Donald Ramotar yesterday hailed the ideals of the Jagans. Speaking at the sixth memorial ceremony for former President Janet Jagan and amid a raging row over the lifestyle of the Jagans versus that of former President Bharrat Jagdeo, Ramotar called for her struggles to be upheld.

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  7. Jagdeo comments on Jagans' lifestyle not PPP positionRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Two weeks after former president Bharrat Jagdeo implied that People's Progressive Party founder Dr Cheddi Jagan lived in luxury comparable to his own lifestyle, party General Secretary Clement Rohee yesterday stated that the former president's remarks do not reflect the official position of the party. "Those views were not expressed by the General Secretary of the party.

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  8. Ramkarran: Jagdeo in full control of ruling partyRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Stabroek News

    No one in the PPP will now ever be able to speak to the Jagans' simple and humble lifestyle and urge its emulation for fear of offending former president Bharrat Jagdeo who is in full control of the ruling party, former PPP stalwart Ralph Ramkarran has said. Writing in his column in the Sunday Stabroek, Ramkarran said that the "crass and unworthy" attempt by Jagdeo to justify the size of his mansion by the sea and his gargantuan post-presidential benefits have taken away one of the PPP's greatest assets from its public relations armoury, namely, the Jagan legacy of a modest lifestyle with integrity and humility.

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  9. The rot in Guyana's PPP started while the Jagans were still aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Dr David Hinds There has been quite a stir in Guyana since President Bharrat Jagdeo, in defending his sumptuous lifestyle, suggested that the party's founder-leaders and heroes Cheddi and Janet Jagan lived well too. Ex-executive Ralph Ramkarran and the Jagan's daughter, Nadira disputed Jagdeo's suggestion.

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  10. Jagdeo should not have invoked Dr Jagan's way of lifeRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Former President Bharrat Jagdeo should stick to the old adage: if you don't have anything good to say, keep quiet. Whether well intended as justification for the new dispensation of lifestyles for some of the ruling class or not, Mr Jagdeo should not invoke Dr Cheddi Jagan's way of life.

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  11. Jagdeo's comparison to Dr Jagan life 'absurd' - Mrs Jagan's personal assistantRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Amid growing outrage by some over comments by former president Bharrat Jagdeo who sought to compare his lifestyle to that of former presidents Cheddi and Janet Jagan, another person who was close to the Jagans has lambasted Jagdeo calling his comments "absurd." Sadie Amin, who was the personal assistant to the late President Janet Jagan and a longstanding member of the party reproved Jagdeo saying in a letter to Stabroek News that his comparison of Dr Jagan's life to modern day ministers of government and himself was "cheese to chalk."

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  12. Cheddi Jagan delayed critical cardiac surgery to save $$Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Stabroek News

    In order to avoid the State having to pay for two trips, the late president Dr Cheddi Jagan who died on March 6, 1997 following a heart attack, postponed urgent and critically needed cardiac surgery by two months. The disclosures by former PPP stalwart Ralph Ramkarran and Dr Tulsi Dyal Singh - who was consulted by Dr Jagan in the days prior to his heart attack on February 14, 1997 - comes as controversy rages over comments by former president Bharrat Jagdeo who sought to compare his lifestyle to that of former presidents Cheddi and Janet Jagan.

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  13. PPP will not address Jagdeo's comparison of his lifestyle to the Jagans', Rohee saysRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Stabroek News

    PPP General Secretary Clement Rohee became visibly agitated yesterday when pressed by the media as to why no one from his party had challenged former president Bharrat Jagdeo's comparison of his lifestyle to that former presidents Cheddi and Janet Jagan, much to the disappointment of their daughter Nadira Jagan-Brancier. Jagan-Brancier in a letter to Stabroek News stated: "My parents, as is well known, devoted and sacrificed their lives for the betterment of the people of Guyana.

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  14. Sin for Jagdeo to use Cheddi's name to justify 'Cadillac' lifestyle - RamkarranRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Ex President Bharrat Jagdeo's use of Cheddi Jagan's name to defend his 'Cadillac' lifestyle has been blasted by former PPP insider Ralph Ramkarran. Writing in yesterday's Sunday Stabroek, Ramkarran said that it was a "sin" for Jagdeo to use the name of the late President Jagan to "justify his mansion, his pension and his Cadillac lifestyle".

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  15. Disappointed that Jagdeo would try to compare his lifestyle to that of my parentsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Stabroek News

    I am extremely disappointed that Bharrat Jagdeo would try to compare his lifestyle to that of my parents, former Presidents Dr. Cheddi Jagan and Mrs. Janet Jagan, and defend his opulent lifestyle by pathetically claiming that my parents also lived in a large house in an affluent community. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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  16. Let us choose the objective of a national unity government and not nasty, deliberate provocationsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Stabroek News

    ... overtones and undertones representing panic on the part of the ruling PPP. This is why former President Bharrat Jagdeo, just out of a lengthy wealth-driven hibernation, uttered those indefensible racist remarks at Babu John. We are in the season of ...

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  17. Opposition alliance calls for impartial probe into Crum-Ewing murder, appeals for calmRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Stabroek News

    ... threats and unreasonable detention by the Guyana Police Force. Now, two days after former President Bharrat Jagdeo mounted a political platform and spouted his divisive and violence-tinged rhetoric, Mr. Crum-Ewing has been killed. APNU+AFC demands a ...

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  18. Planned GGMC $3b transfer intended for GuySuCoRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Former President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday confirmed that the Guyana Sugar Corporation was the final destination for $3 billion which government has been attempting to transfer from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission to the Central Housing and Planning Authority . According to the former president, the funds are state funds and do not belong to the mining sector and the transfer was solving two problems at the same time.

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  19. Gov't to change medical aid policy - JagdeoRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Stabroek News

    President Donald Ramotar plans to change the policy under which members of the government and other public officials access aid for medical treatment from the Consolidated Fund, former President Bharrat Jagdeo announced yesterday.

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  20. Jagdeo defends wealth, benefitsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Former president Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday defended his palatial home and contentious presidential benefits package, saying he was sure that the late President Cheddi Jagan would not have wanted his ministers living in an underprivileged manner.

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