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  1. Jagdeo accepts Trotman invitation on oil and gasRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has written Minis-ter of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman accepting an invitation for a sit down discussion on the country's oil and gas sector. "It is not his invitation.

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  2. AG in scathing attack on Deputy Solicitor GeneralRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Attorney General, Basil Williams yesterday launched a scathing attack on Deputy Solicitor General, Prithima Kissoon following a disclosure that she had complained to the Public Service Commission about him in an escalating row that has also drawn in Solicitor General Sita Ramlal. The controversy revolves around the State's handling of a case in which former President Bharrat Jagdeo had been accused of racially inflammatory language.

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  3. Not attacking Chancellor, AG saysRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Stabroek News

    ... opinions with mine," he said. He was making reference to the race baiting appeal case involving PPP/C Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and a $446 million judgement granted in favour of Dipcon Engineering Services Limited. The Minister of Legal Affairs noted ...

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  4. Ministry objects to Guyana Times headline on PresidentRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Ministry of the Presidency says it finds the Guyana Times headline 'High-profile sexual assault - President accused of covering up case', in today's edition on page 9, "This reported allegation, made by former President and Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo that His Excellency, President David Granger was fully informed about an alleged incident of sexual assault, yet failed to take any action against the accused; apart from being slanderous and libelous, shows a clear misunderstanding of how Guyana's criminal justice system works and the presumption of innocence that is a legal right of an accused.

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  5. Banks DIH seeks $28B tax repayment after DDL, GRA settlementRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Banks DIH Limited has filed a $28B lawsuit against the Guyana Revenue Authority and the government for what it says is the overpayment in consumption taxes with interest for the period 2001 to 2006, in light of a settlement last year between fellow beverage company DDL and the agency. At a press conference yesterday, General Secretary of the People's Progressive Party , Bharrat Jagdeo said that the case vindicated his opposition to the DDL settlement, which saw the company paying $1.5B last year to settle all claims rather than paying a liability of $5.3B for the same period.

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  6. Race baiting appeal case struck out for being abuse of court's processRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Court of Appeal last week dismissed the race baiting appeal case involving PPP/C Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, whose lawyer yesterday accused the Guyana Chronicle of being misleading in its reportage on the outcome of the matter. The attorney, Mursaline Bacchus, also defended outgoing Chancellor Carl Singh, pointing out that he was one of three judges who collectively made the decision, though he read it to the court.

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  7. A blunder by the law officers of the state should not be shifted onto ...Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Stabroek News

    I refer to the caption contained at page 1 and the article at pages 3 and 5 of the Guyana Chronicle of January 19 under the headings, 'Singh strikes' and 'Singh strikes twice', and request that you publish this correspondence so the public would not be misled on the Bharrat Jagdeo, Babu John alleged racial statement case in the Court of Appeal. First of all, the article states that the original application was "put before Justice William Ramlal", implying that Mr Jagdeo went 'judge shopping'.

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  8. Rotation of leadership was the agreed principle on the formation of the AFCRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Stabroek News

    ... supporting President Granger's decision that the list of nominees submitted by the Opposition Leader Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo for the chairmanship of GECOM was unacceptable. In so doing, Mr. Ramjattan joined many others who have been straining the ...

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  9. Jagdeo open to submitting new Gecom listRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that he would again hold public consultations to select a new list of nominees for the chairmanship of the Guyana Elections Commission if a proposed meeting between his representative and the Attorney-General on the issue is positive. Jagdeo, who yesterday formally notified President David Granger of his acceptance of the proposal to have his representative meet with Attorney-General Basil Williams on the nominations, made the disclosure after a public forum on the issue hosted by the People's Progressive Party at the Umana Yana.

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  10. GPSU building recreational facility on Thomas Lands propertyRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Public Service Union is in the process of building a multi-purpose recreational facility on its land at the corner of Irving Street and Thomas Lands. The land, located opposite the Guyana Defence Force base camp Ayanganna, was the subject of a dispute in 2009 between the then Bharrat Jagdeo-led PPP/C government and the GPSU.

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  11. 'I am going to choose somebody who is fit to be a judge'Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Stabroek News

    President David Granger yesterday justified the decision to have Attorney-General Basil Williams SC meet with a representative of Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on the nominees for the chair of the Guyana Elections Commission , while emphasising his desire to choose a candidate who is fit to be a judge. "I did not feel that a non-lawyer like myself should engage a non-lawyer like the Leader of the Opposition because there may be further misunderstanding.

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  12. It is unprincipled for Ramjattan to run for a third term as AFC leaderRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Stabroek News

    I find it very disheartening that Mr Khemraj Ramjattan, Leader of the Alliance for Change, who has condemned the third term for Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo sees it fit to justify a third term for himself. I was part of the National Executive Committee from the year 2006 to 2011 when the AFC Constitution had the rotation principle for the leadership.

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  13. AG for talks with Nandlall on GECOM listRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Attorney General Basil Williams and a representative of Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo are to meet for clarifying talks on the controversial list of nominees from Jagdeo for Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission . This development came after President David Granger yesterday wrote Jagdeo suggesting that Williams meets a representative of Jagdeo on issues surrounding the controversial GECOM list.

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  14. President suggests meeting between AG, Opposition Leader's representative on GECOM listRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Stabroek News

    President David Granger today wrote Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo suggesting that Attorney General, Basil Williams meets a representative of Jagdeo on issues surrounding the controversial GECOM list. Jagdeo in a statement today noted that this proposal was different from the legal clarification which Granger had promised to provide him on the list for a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission.

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  15. Ramotar says President has 'moral obligation' to explain rejection of Gecom nomineesRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Stabroek News

    President David Granger has a moral obligation to explain his rejection without explanation of the list of nominees submitted for the post of Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission , according to former president Donald Ramotar, who says the head of state's handling of the process could scare other potential candidates. Ramotar told Stabroek News that he found the situation worrying and called on his successor to "do the moral thing" and let the public know why he felt that the list submitted by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo was unacceptable.

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  16. PPP to hold forum on appointment of GECOM ChairmanRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Stabroek News

    ... impact of its derailment", the party said. The forum will be addressed by the Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo; former Attorney General, Anil Nandlall; Nigel Hinds and other representatives of Civil Society. It is open to the general public ...

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  17. AFC backs government on revoking of Red House leaseRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Alliance for Change fully supports government's position that the lease brokered by People Progressive Party for the rental of Red House was illegal and was justifiably revoked by President David Granger. The party vowed to also stand with the President to preserve the history of all presidents of this country saying that the late president Cheddi Jagan would have never condoned misappropriating property.

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  18. AFC supports Granger's rejection of nominees for Gecom chair-RamjattanRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Alliance for Change stands by President David Granger's rejection of the six nominees submitted by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo for the position of Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission and party leader Khemraj Ramjattan says the Head of State doesn't have to give a reason. "My understanding is that the six names [are] unacceptable and anything else he says is merely obiter [dicta].

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  19. Jagdeo apologises to army over Facebook postRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday issued an apology to the army for a post on his Facebook page that said the army was part of the team that broke the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre's signboard at Red House. "That is far from the truth.

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  20. Jagdeo floats approach to CCJ to settle legal split over Gecom chairRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said he would propose to President David Granger that they jointly approach the Caribbean Court of Justice to interpret the constitutional requirements for the appointment of a Guyana Elections Commission chairperson. At a press conference yesterday, Jagdeo also said he is still awaiting word from the Ministry of Presidency on an urgent meeting he has requested with the president to resolve their differences on the issue.

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