Granger faces defining moment

-with PNCR Congress, key decisions

The PNCR’s congress this weekend is coming at a particularly difficult time for its leader David Granger as he faces a challenge for leadership of the party, mounting questions over his effectiveness as Opposition Leader and a bitter discipline row involving MP Vanessa Kissoon and General Secretary Oscar Clarke.

Granger wears three hats having been elected PNCR leader two years ago and he is also the leader of the opposition coalition APNU as well as Leader of the Opposition but almost three years after the combined opposition won a one-seat majority in the National Assembly, Granger’s leadership remains under scrutiny with political analysts and commentators largely saying that he has not accomplished much.

However, Granger last week said that in spite of the fiscal limitations, APNU has accomplished a host of things since the 2011 General Elections. “I do not agree with anyone that our work has not been adequate over the last 30 months. We have achieved a lot more than has been achieved in the last 20 years,” he told reporters. Granger emphasized that over the past two years, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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