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NY New Amsterdam News: At least five general elections are scheduled to be held in the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc this year, including three in the politically volatile Southern Caribbean region,Wholesale Hockey Jerseys 2018, and if opinion polls are anything to go by, at least three elections could result in new governments.First off, the starting block could be Guyana, the mainland South American country that is home to the region’s administrative secretariat and one of the original founders of the community.Its general and regional elections are scheduled for Monday,NFL Jerseys Outlet, May 11, and a concerted effort is being made to oust the Indo-led People’s Progressive Party, which has run the country since October 1992,Authentic Jerseys Cheap, amid credible domestic and international charges of widespread corruption, official blessings for the narco trade and the use of private hit squads to take out suspected criminals, among other malfeasant acts.A Partnership for National Unity, which the People’s Progressive Party defeated by a mere 26,Cheap Jerseys From China,000 votes in the last election, feels that it will form a new government by May 12, when the bulk of the results should be known. A Partnership for National Unity is led by retired army commander Brigadier General David Granger.Voters in neighboring Suriname, which is the other geographically continental nation in the regional bloc, will choose a new government May 25, five years to the date when former military strongman and two-time coup leader Desi Bouterse was elected president with a decent parliamentary majority.His National Democratic Party is the main political force in the multi-party Mega Combination, which will compete with the New Front Coalition Group that has run the country several times since independence from the Netherlands in late 1975.Just north of Guyana and Suriname is oil- and gas-rich Trinidad and Tobago. The mandate of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her Indo-led People’s Partnership administration expires May 25 as well, but she has yet to set a date for fresh elections.Like her counterparts in Guyana, the main charges against the People’s Partnership are linked to runaway corruption, the enrichment of friends and family of the ruling elite, the growing power of narco traffickers, government’s inability to stem a murder rate of one every 36 hours and an economy that is sinking under very soft oil prices.The Afro-dominated People’s National Movement of opposition leader, Keith Rowley,Cheap Jerseys From China, is likely to wrest control from Persad-Bissessar if political loyalties hold steady in the coming months.Farther north of Trinidad and Tobago lies St. Vincent and the smaller Grenadines island group. Its polls must be held by December 2015.Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves is rushing to complete construction of a new airport with a runaway that can accommodate international jet aircraft. Like neighboring Dominica, their main airports can only cater to commuter aircraft and mid-sized private jets, robbing the islands of the chance of expanding their lifeline tourists sectors.St. Vincent is located in the so-called Windward Islands group, but St. Kitts and Nevis in the Leeward Islands farther north should have been the first of the five countries to hold elections this year.Sometime in January 2015 should have been the date for fresh elections, but the political system is bogged down by constitutional challenges and delays in hearing an opposition no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, the region’s longest serving head of government. He has been at the helm for more than 20 years.St. Kitts could be one of the three,Cheap Jerseys 2018, along with Guyana and Trinidad that could have new governments.
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