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Opposition wins in Guyana defeating party in power for 23 years

Saturday, May 16th 2015 - 08:03 UTC
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A retired army general is poised to become Guyana’s new president after a multi-ethnic opposition ¬coalition defeated a party that has been in power for 23 years, officials said. Preliminary results show David Granger and his Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change Coalition got nearly 207,000 votes in Monday’s ¬general elections. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    65 member parliament for 746,000 people: even worse than Uruguay and that's saying something.

    Notice how all these newcomers are “coalition” parties so they get the worst of both worlds AND that is just like Uruguay.

    Jobs for the boys and girls for a five year mandate and no experience or qualifications required.

    May 16th, 2015 - 12:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Mr Ramotar rejected the ¬results and was ¬demanding a full recount.

    “I cannot concede that I have lost this election,”

    remind you of someone.?

    May 16th, 2015 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    1 ChrisR
    Maybe there will be a coup and a shiny new dictator installed and then, everything will be hunky-dory again.

    May 17th, 2015 - 12:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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