PPP to name presidential candidate before local govt polls

-vote to be by secret ballot

Bharrat Jagdeo

A People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate will be named before this year’s Local Government Elections even as party leader and General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo warned potential nominees to be cautious in their public campaigning.

Shulinab toshao new NTC Chairman

Nicholas Anthony Fredericks (Department of Public Information photo)

Newly-elected chairman of the National Toshaos Council, Nicholas Anthony Fredericks is calling on Government to work with the NTC’s new executive and to recognise the many issues facing them, some life threatening, to ensure a better quality of life for Indigenous peoples.

An unquiet wait

Demanding the Governor appropriate a private ship to promptly transport them “home,” indentured Indian labourers grew impatient, repeatedly pressing the colonial authorities for acknowledgement, answers and action.