President initiates RDC reconciliation


President David Granger called on the members of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Mahaica-Berbice (Region 5) to end the months’-long impasse, which had been sparked after the Regional Chairman, Mr. Vickchand Ramphal was absent during several visits to the Region by the Head of State.

However, President Granger called for an end to the standoff, which had seen some Council members staging protest action at Council meetings, demanding an apology from the Regional Chairman for what they believed was an act of disrespect to the President. The Chairman was present at the Emancipation Day Celebrations in Ithaca, West Bank Berbice, yesterday. There the President called on all Council members to let ‘bygones be bygones’ for the good of the Region. “Today I want to make a special appeal so that you understand very well that this country could only work if all three levels of Government work together.(…[+]

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