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Region 4 has most uncollected ID cards – GECOM

As the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) seeks to verify the existence of some 20,000 persons who have not uplifted their identification cards over the...

Govt lack economic vision, policies to boost Private Sector growth – PPP/C Presidential candidate

…tells Govt not be ungrateful to Private Sector Presidential candidate for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Irfaan Ali on Friday laid into the Government...

PPP concerned over APNU/AFC’s “unsubstantiated objections” in Region 5

As the Objections leg of the Claims and Objections (C&O) exercise continues, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has expressed concerns over the large number...

Local observers will be accredited after foreigners – GECOM

As preparations continue for the hosting of next year’s March 2 General and Regional Elections, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is awaiting the accreditation...

15 parties likely to contest March 2020 elections

Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Yolanda Ward, has disclosed that some 15 political parties are likely to contest the...

GDP will grow but not much will go into treasury – Opposition Leader

Despite Guyana’s economy projecting to grow by a whopping 86 per cent in 2020 as a result of its budding oil and gas sector,...

GECOM Chair says no intention to disenfranchise anyone

Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairperson, Retired Justice Claudette Singh has assured that persons whose name will be removed from the Official List of Electors...

Only 500 objections to voters’ list despite claims of it being “bloated”

Monday was the final day for claims to be made for voters to be included on the Preliminary List of Electors (PLE). Just seven...

GCCI concerned about attempts to remove names from Voters’ List

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has noted with deep concern the decision of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to have some 28,000...

DPI intensifies boycott of Guyana Times, Stabroek News on ads

Having experienced discrimination in relation to the distribution of State advertisements since the assumption of the APNU/AFC coalition into office in 2015, the side-lining...

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Over 600 murders recorded in Guyana from 2015

A whopping 631 murders were recorded in the country between the year 2015 and the November, 2019, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said. In 2015,...

Student, 6, beaten with broken glass bottle at school

Fawaz Asgar, 6, is now traumatised after a fellow schoolmate slashed his hand with a broken glass bottle, at the Mon Repos Primary School,...

Cricket West Indies appoints new team analyst

(CWI) Cricket West Indies (CWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of A.R. Srikkanth as the new West Indies Men’s Team Analyst, on a...

LETTER: Massive amount of work needed to rebuild and then grow Guyana’s economy in...

Dear Editor, The good news is that Guyana is not bankrupt; the bad news is that we are broke. Consistently spending more than we earn...

Jagdeo says will fight to ensure eligible voters are not disenfranchised

In light of the APNU/AFC objections to thousands of living people, claiming them to be dead, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says it...

No date fixed by President to dissolve Parliament

– necessary mechanisms have to be in place for fair, credible elections – Harmon Despite having set March 2, 2020 as Election Day, President David...

Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university

(CNN) A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor's degree at the tender age of 9. Laurent Simons is studying electrical...

Woman dies a month after being beaten by son

One month after being severely beaten by her son, a 77-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries. Dead is Jaganarin Lalta, also called “Bob”, of Lot...

Troy Resources operations remain closed

…losses estimated at US$5M and counting – exploring possibility of future underground mining venture Since closing down its mining and processing operations, Troy Resources has sustained...

Trini jailed for faking kidnapping files appeal

A Trinidadian man, who was found guilty and jailed by Magistrate Fabayo Azore in October for faking his own kidnapping in Guyana, has filed...