‘FED-UP’ Berbice attorneys launch new political party

-to push for new electoral system, federal gov’t

Members of FED-UP: From left are Ryan Crawford, Chandra Sohan and Horatio Edmonson

The Federal United Party (FED-UP), a new political party, was launched yesterday by three Berbice attorneys, who said they would be campaigning for reforms to Guyana’s electoral system to ensure that parliamentary representatives are directly elected by voters, and the creation of a federal system of government.

Heading the party are attorneys Chandra Sohan, Ryan Crawford and Horatio Edmonson.

Sohan, a former magistrate, at the launch yesterday afternoon at the Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce building in Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, said the party has been in the works for a few years. He said after they assessed where the country is and where it is heading, they decided that it was time for a new party, which led to them forming FED-UP. ….

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