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  1. Russia congratulates GrangerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated David Granger on his election as President of Guyana following the May 11th general election. Please accept sincere congratulations on the occasion of your inauguration as the President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.

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  2. Commentary: Hearing the Guyanese people's voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... the Guyanese people. For a generation, the PPP had attracted progressive sympathies worldwide. This was the party of Guyana's initial national-liberation leader Cheddi Jagan. For a time, it was eclipsed and marginalized under the two-decade-long ...

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  3. Multiracial coalition unseats Guyana ruling PPP/C partyRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Daily Herald

    Guyana's multiracial opposition coalition has won a national election, breaking the ruling Indo-Guyanese party's 23 year-old grip on power, the election board said on Thursday, signalling a new era in the ethnically-divided South American nation. The APNU+AFC coalition, led by former army brigadier and publisher David Granger, won 206,817 votes, versus 201,457 for President Donald Ramotar's PPP party, the election authorities said after all votes were counted.

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  4. U3O8 Corp. appoints investment executive, David Franklin, to the BoardRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    ... goal of Laguna Salada, (b) the Laguna Salada and Berlin PEAs, (c) the potential of the Kurupung district in Guyana, and (d) the recovery of the uranium sector. Basis for such assumptions include that: (i) a ctual results of our exploration, resource ...

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  5. 'Significant' oil deposit found offshore GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Guyana looks to be set to join the group of oil producing nations, as news was made public by ExxonMobil that it has ... 1 comment

  6. Nagamootoo vows to bring about constitutional changeRead the original story

    Thursday | Stabroek News

    APNU+AFC candidate Moses Nagamootoo was yesterday sworn in as Prime Minister and first Vice-President of Guyana by newly-appointed Presi-dent David Granger and vowed to bring about constitutional reform. Arriving at the swearing in ceremony at the Ministry of the Presidency with his wife and daughter, Nagamootoo took the oath as Guyana's new Prime Minister, replacing former PPP/C Prime Minister Samuel Hinds.

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  7. Elections in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | State Department

    The United States congratulates the people of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on holding successful elections on May 11. We look forward to working with newly-elected President David Granger and all those who were also elected to office. We also look forward to supporting President Granger's efforts to promote inclusive governance and national development.

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  8. New Guyana president seeks to strengthen bilateral tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- High on the agenda of Guyana's newly-elected President David Granger and his soon-to-be-sworn in administration will be ...

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  9. Guyana's new president takes officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Five days after national elections were held in Guyana, Brigadier David Granger of the APNU-AFC coalition was on Saturday sworn ...

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  10. Guyana swears in new president after multiracial bloc wins voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Reuters

    Former army brigadier David Granger was sworn in as Guyana's new president on Saturday after his multiracial opposition coalition narrowly won a national election, heralding a new chapter in the ethnically-divided South American nation. Granger's APNU+AFC coalition, a recent fusion between the traditional black party and a smaller third party, broke the ruling Indo-Guyanese PPP party's 23 year grip on power in Monday's election.

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  11. Guyana: won by a whiskerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    Last Monday's election in Guyana ended almost 23 years' rule by the mainly Indo-Guyanese People's Progressive Party It was "the nearest-run thing you ever saw in your life," as the Duke of Wellington said after beating Napoleon at Waterloo, just 200 years ago next month. In the last Guyanese election in 2011, the PPP took 48.6 per cent of the votes, and won.

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  12. Guyana swears in new president after upstart opposition coalition wins electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Miami Herald

    David Granger, a retired army general was sworn-in Saturday as Guyana's eight executive president after the multi-party, multi-racial opposition coalition he led ended a two-decades grip on power by one of the longest serving democratic governments in the hemisphere. Granger took the oath of office in parliament, declaring himself "President for all the people."

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  13. Opposition coalition wins in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Figures provided by chief elections officer Keith Lowenfield, during a press conference on Thursday, hosted at the Guyana ...

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  14. US Embassy says stands by assessment that elections free and fairRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Stabroek News

    ... observer missions, we continue to assess that the election process was free and fair. We remain confident in the Guyana Elections Commission's ability to deliver credible results that accurately reflect the way votes were cast by the Guyanese people ...

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  15. Jimmy Carter calls for release of election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Stabroek News

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has urged Guyana's election commission to release election results and called on political leaders to act responsibly. "I call on GECOM to urgently publicize all of the results that it has received and reviewed in Georgetown.

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  16. Houses, cars set on fire during unrest May 12, 2015, 10:45 PM AstRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Trinadad Express

    Guyana went to the polls on Monday but results are yet to be officially announced. The People's Progressive Party is the ruling party while A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change is the country's opposition.

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  17. Guyana appeals for calm after election violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Trinadad Express

    GEORGETOWN: The two main political parties here yesterday appealed for calm, following a night of unrest in the Sophia community in South Georgetown as Guyana awaits the official results of Monday's general election. Both the ruling People's Progressive Party /Civic and the opposition coalition?A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change AFC ?issued calls to their supporters to refrain from any act of violence.

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  18. Guyana opposition vote count shows victory over ruling partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star-Telegram.com

    Presidential Candidate of the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance For Change David Granger displays his inked finger after voting at the Enterprise Primary School Georgetown Guyana, Monday, May 11, 2015. A party in power for over two decades in Guyana faced off in general elections Monday against a new coalition of opposition parties that seeks to challenge a tradition of racial politics and accuses the government of mismanagement and corruption.

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  19. Houses, cars set on fire during unrestRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Trinadad Express

    Guyana went to the pollson Monday but results are yet to be officially announced. The People's Progressive Party is the ruling party while A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change is the country's opposition.

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  20. Guyana waits for election resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Caribbean News Contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana went to the polls on Monday to choose a president and new parliament but up to 7pm on Tuesday the Guyana Election ...

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