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Letter: UNILATERAL APPOINTMENT OF GECOM’S CHAIR IS A CRIPPLING BLOW TO DEMOCRACY IN GUYANA

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The International Center for Democracy (ICD) notes with concern the move by His Excellency President David Granger to unilaterally appoint a Chairman to preside over the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), without prior consultation with the political Opposition and stakeholders.

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Letter: Statement from the Ministry of the Presidency is a blatant misrepresentation

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A statement released by the Ministry of the Presidency on Thursday (October 19, 2017) sought to explain the basis on which President David Granger moved to unilaterally appoint the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), in the person of retired Justice, James Patterson.

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Letter: President Granger has acted in breach of the Constitution

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President David Granger has acted in breach of the Constitution, in light of the ruling given by the Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George, by unilaterally appointing a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). And the Guyanese people are also witness to his posture on adhering to constitutional provisions.

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Letter: Kaieteur News slammed for articles attempting to mislead the Guyanese people

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The Kaieteur News has sunk to a new low, taking its apologist behaviour, for the APNU+AFC government, further than even the skewed coverage being provided by the state-owned Guyana Chronicle, in its Friday, October 20, 2017, edition.

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Letter: Unilateral selection of GECOM Chairman an affront to democracy

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The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) was very disturbed and most upset when it learnt of the seemingly high-handed move by President David Granger to unilaterally appoint a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).

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Letter: IAC calls for all facts of Deputy Solicitor General’s termination

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The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is very concerned about two publicized high profile incidents that occurred recently, relating to two persons, one who remains in the employ of the government, and the other who was dismissed arbitrarily by the Public Service Commission, hours before its term of office expired.

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Letter: The need for anti-corruption mechanisms to be implemented

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The Honourable Attorney General, Basil Williams, and his surrogates seem to be staring at the sky, while the pretense that ‘all is well’ continues.

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Letter: Sleep-In Hotel did not get a single concession that was not available for the type of investment it was making

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I have seen the article headlined ‘MOU between PPP/C Government and Sleep-In secured Concessions Galore’ in the Kaieteur News OF October 13, 2017. The impression given is that the MOU offered more generous concessions than was the norm.

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Letter: The “blame Jagdeo and the PPP” syndrome

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After two and a half years into this APNU+AFC Administration, the People’s Progressive Party is still being blamed for everything that goes wrong in Guyana.

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Letter: GuySuCo’s objection being made exposes the company’s unenvious state of mind

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The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) sees it necessary to respond to a letter by the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) which appeared in the October 12, 2017 Guyana Chronicle under the title “GAWU must refocus on the business of sugar”.

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