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Fake poll exposes another level of Jagdeo/PPP corruption - Guyana Trades Union Congress Press Statement

Recent reports in the Kaieteur News “Ramotar demotes Chronicle Editor after ‘Jagdeo’ story,” (22/3/2014), Guyana Times, “Jagdeo most formidable candidate –combined Opposition poll,” (20/3/2014) and Guyana Chronicle “Jagdeo favoured as PPP/C presidential candidate” (21/3/2014) confirms the disservice being done to this society by those misusi

Meeting with Presidential Advisor Ms. Gail Teixeira on Governance - Embassy of Guyana Washington, DC Press Release

Meeting with Ms. Gail Teixeira, Presidential Advisor on Governance

Dear Fellow Guyanese,

The Embassy of Guyana is pleased to extend the attached invitation to you to a Meeting with Ms. Gail Teixeira, Presidential Advisor on Governance.  The meeting will be held at the Embassy from 6.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. on March 21, 2014.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Embassy.

With best regards,

Annette Harris

APNU calls on the PPPC to desist from damaging Georgetown’s M&CC - APNU Press Release

A Partnership for National Unity calls on the People‟s Progressive Party Civic administration to desist from damaging the Georgetown Mayor and City Council and to support the rehabilitation of the national capital.

GTUC's statement of Critchlow's subvention - Guyana Trades Union Congress Press Release

The decision by the National Assembly to approve the restoration of a historical government of Guyana subvention granted to the Critchlow Labour College (CLC) is nothing more than a PPP orchestrated public relations stunt bringing shame and disrepute to the National Assembly.

AFC’s position has not changed on the AML Bill and Public Procurement Commission - AFC Press Release

Alliance For Change

The Alliance For Change reaffirms its commitment to support the Anti Money Laundering/ Countering the Financing of Terrorism Bill. Our position has not changed.

Sultan of Oman sends greetings to Guyana on the Anniversary of the Republic

Sultanate of Oman - His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has sent a cable of greetings to President Donald Ramotar of Guyana on the occasion of 44th Anniversary of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.

His Majesty the Sultan expressed his best greeting to President Ramotar and the friendly people of Guyana

Kuwaiti Crown Prince sends congratulatory cable to President of Guyana on Anniversary of the Republic

KUWAIT, Feb 23 (KUNA) - His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a congratulatory cable on Sunday to Guyana President Donald Ramotar on the occasion of his country's National Day (44th Anniversary of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana).

44th Republic Anniversary Greetings - AFC Press Release

Alliance for Change

February 22, 2014 - The Alliance For Change joins with all Guyanese in observing our 44th Republic Anniversary. It has been a year of hard work and in the true spirit of ‘Mashramani’ let us celebrate!

Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham - By Minette Bacchus

Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham

Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham
February, a month to reflect on his legacy and Guyana’s republican status.

Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham (LFSB) was born on 20th February 1923. He rose through the rank of Queen’s College scholar, lawyer, Senior Council, Mayor of Georgetown, President General of the Guyana Labour Union, a founding leader of the PPP, Founder-Leader of the PNC, member of the National Assembly, Premier, Prime Minister and to Guyana’s first President with Executive responsibility. Much has been said and will continue to be said of this son of the soil. A complex figure and personality, simultaneously vilified and loved, he will continue to be a subject of intense debates, analyses and reviews throughout the ages. Whether it was fate, intent or accident his politics will to continue rivet this nation because he has laid a foundation that cannot be uprooted, don’t matter how hard some may try.

Guyana's Republic Day - U.S. Department of State Press Statement

John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
February 21, 2014

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to extend best wishes to the people of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on your nation’s 44th anniversary.