APNU To Contest Guyana Election

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News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. July 15, 2011: Guyanese voters are being urged to get ready for A Partnership For National Unity or APNU.

The new group is being touted as not a “party” but “an association of political parties, Guyanese organizations and citizens that share a common desire to ensure a bright future for our country and citizens.” It will be formally announced today at the Convention Centre of the Ocean View International Hotel, Liliendaal, Georgetown.. APNU, according to a statement received by News Americas, will contest the 2011 Presidential and general elections in Guyana, constitutionally due this summer.

APNU says the aim is to establish a government of national unity, headed by David Arthur Granger of the Peoples National Congress Reform. Guyana’s current President, Bharrat Jagdeo will not seek the office again but the ruling People’s Progressive Party/Civic has announced that Donald Ramoutar will be their Presidential candidate going into this election.