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Breathing new life into Local Government – Commentary

Breathing new life into Local Government

July 2, 2015 | By | Filed Under Editorial

Minister Ronald Bulkan has said that Local Government Elections could be held this year. However, the final word rests with the Guyana Elections Commission. And if the People’s Progressive Party maintains its position on the Elections Commission then that party will not be contesting those elections.

Local Government Elections were last held in 1994, two years after the General Elections that brought the People’s Progressive Party to power. It saw many areas electing their leaders because the People’s National Congress declined to contest the elections as a party.  The former President Desmond Hoyte had made a pitch to the government that the Local Government Elections should be truly local.  Continue reading

GUYANA: Latest News – 01 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA: Latest News – 01 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA: Latest News – 30 June 2015

    GUYANA: Latest News – 30 June 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 30 Jun 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 30 Jun 2015

  • Mid-morning fire at Enterprise, ECD leaves five homeless
  • Miners lodge proposals for relief with government
  • Commonwealth SG: PPP may soon take up Parliamentary seats
  • Granger wants reform of the NIS
  • Ministry of Communities moves on with Housing Drive
  • Surgery time at Burns Care Unit to be cut by half with new equipment
  • St Roses Alumni in mentoring scheme
  • Sports
  • Commonwealth backs Guyana in border controversy with Venezuela
  • Government asks UK to re-consider security reform project

Click links below to view the TV news videos:     Continue reading

Guyanese Online Entries – June 2015 – 123 entries

Guyanese Online Entries for June 2015 – 123 entries

Guyanese Associations events and Magazines are in bold

Click entries to view on the Blog Website 

  1.  June 2015: The month that changed America?
  2. Nostalgia Machine – Popular music from 1960-2013
  3. Buxton-Friendship Express for June 2015
  4. US Supreme Court and Gay Marriage – various links
  5. GUYANA: Latest News – 28 June 2015 – Demerara Waves
  6. REVISING THE CUMMINGSBURG ACCORD – By Ralph Ramkarran
  7. FOR THE LAST TIME – by Dave Martins + music videos
  8. Is the Dominican Haitians Humanitarian Crisis a sign of things to come in the Caribbean Region?
  9. Read President Obama’s moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney
  10. GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 26 June 2015   Continue reading

Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – June 2015

Guyanese Online – Most Popular Entries – June 2015 – TOP 20

Full list of 498 entries below – Click entries to view on the Blog Website   

  1. Letter: Cheddi (Joey) Jagan (Jr.) on Guyana’s new government
  2. GUYANA and CARIBBEAN RECIPES
  3. Dave Martins – the story behind “Not A Blade of Grass”
  4. VITAL KOKER FOUND INOPERABLE IN GEORGETOWN – video
  5. GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – 20 May 2015 – Updated 23 May 2015
  6. Old Jet Magazines – from 1950 onwards – updated
  7. The problem with Caribbean governments – By By Felicia J. Persaud
  8. CHINESE ADVICE TO 50-YEAR OLDS & OLDER
  9. Fruits of Trinidad and Tobago – and Guyana
  10. How the PPP Rigged the 2011 Elections – by Malcolm Harripaul   Continue reading

REVISING THE CUMMINGSBURG ACCORD – By Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

REVISING THE CUMMINGSBURG ACCORD

Both APNU and the AFC appear anxious to amend the Cummingsburg Accord allegedly on the ground that the reality of political office has clashed with the Accord’s constitutionality. A series of interviews over the past two weeks given by President Granger and Prime Minister Nagamootoo suggest that a review of the Accord is underway.

The Cummingburg Accord has two limbs. The first is the number of seats in parliament and ministries in government that each constituent party would be assigned. This apparently went off smoothly. Continue reading

Read President Obama’s moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney

Read President Obama’s moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney

VOX – Updated by on June 26, 2015

On Friday, June 26, President Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was murdered in the Charleston shootings. In the emotional, wide-ranging speech, Obama connected the mass killing to “a long history” of violence meant to intimidate and terrorize African Americans, and warned that it would be “a betrayal of everything Reverend Pinckney stood for” if America let itself “go back to business as usual.”

The full text of Obama’s remarks follows. Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 25 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 25 June 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 24 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 24 June 2015

  • “Sold” state vehicles returned with Westford’s help”
  • Suspected bandit shot dead at city entertainment spot
  • Ed Ahmad begins testimony in trail of US congressman
  • Rice board head quits  
  • PPP balks at amendments to anti-money laundering bill
  • Head of State Asset Recovery Unit speaks about his role
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV News Videos:-   Continue reading

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