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BREAKING NEWS: AFC willing to partner with any interested party for upcoming elections

By: Alex Holder Sr.

GEORGETOWN -The Alliance for Change (AFC) today announced that it is opened to any partnerships for the upcoming regional and general elections in Guyana.

The announcement was made at a press conference earlier today.

According to reports the party has had talks with members of the ruling PPPC, who would have signaled their interests in switching sides.

The strength of this the coalition, irrespective of its combination, was challenged by the PPP General Secretary in an interview, where he said there was no way any AFC alliance could beat the PPPC in an election.

The party’s announcement comes on the heels of strong internal disagreement on the issue of leadership rotation.

Latest media reports suggests that the AFC’s National Executive Committee (NEC) will recommend Khemraj Ramjattan as the presidential candidate at the party’s National Conference in October.

This information was sourced to AFC Vice-Chairperson Sheila Holder in a Stabroek News report. Holder also indicated that the NEC would also recumbent that the party’s current leader Raphael Trotman become the prime ministerial candidate.

It was also noted that in order for the decision to take effect the present party leader would have to endorse the NEC recommendations.

The NEC says it is committed to the principle of presidential and prime ministerial candidate rotation.

Categories: Local News, Politics
  1. singh
    June 22, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    Finally they’ve opened up.

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