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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

PNC/R supports GECOM’s defiance of Guyana Constitution, CCJ orders

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) – the largest party of the coalition government –is supporting the move by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)...

PPP supporters stage massive protest outside GECOM

A major crowd has gathered outside of the Guyana Elections Commission's (GECOM) Headquarters, demanding respect for the Constitution and the Caribbean Court of Justice...

House-to-House Registration represents “open defiance” by GECOM’s CEO to Constitution, CCJ ruling – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned that any attempts to pursue House-to-House registration instead of elections would be in defiance of the pronouncements made...

Jagdeo “disappointed” over CARICOM’s silence on Guyana’s political situation

While international organisations and other stakeholders have joined the resounding call for democracy to prevail in Guyana, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has remained noticeably...

Govt’s caretaker status puts State contracts at risk – PSC

Companies are now extremely concerned about the status of contracts with the State, now that the government must be in caretaker mode. "It is the...

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

4 nominees “not unacceptable” to President Granger

After close to two hours of talks, President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo decided that more meetings are needed to arrive at...

Opposition writes GECOM to begin elections preparations

Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall today dispatched a letter to the Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) requesting that the...

Int’l organisation urges Govt to comply with the Constitution

The International Center for Democracy (ICD), a nongovernmental advocacy organisation which was launched in 2017, is calling on the Guyana Government to comply with...

Opposition rebuffs Govt’s attempts to act outside of caretaker mode

The Parliamentary Opposition yesterday rebuffed attempts by the coalition administration to act outside of its current caretaker status. Finance Minister Winston Jordan on July 10,...

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Essequibo teen dies after crying out for ankle pains  

A former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for a pain to the ankle at the...

Boxer who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in the ring. He was 28. His death was first confirmed by his trainer James “Buddy”...

Man gunned down at pool party, 2 in custody  

As investigations continue into the shooting to death of a 28-year-old South Sophia, Greater Georgetown resident, the Police have arrested and are currently grilling...

Guyanese registered vessel intercepted with cocaine in BVI

A Guyanese registered vessel was on July 18 last intercepted in Tortola with a total of 95 pounds of cocaine concealed in Thin-set cement. News...

Linden Passport Office yet to open

Almost a year after completion, the newly constructed Linden Passport Office in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is yet to be opened to serve members...

New landing equipment for CJIA in 2020

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) has signed a contract with a Canadian firm to supply the airport with new technical equipment to aid...

6 months jail for man who stole chicken

A 23-year-old man who is accused to stealing some 170 pounds of chicken was today sentenced to serve six months imprisonment for failing to...

PSC says Lowenfield failed to address major concerns raised

The Private Sector Commission in a letter to Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) stated that he has failed to address...

GECOM CEO never advised President voters’ list bloated by 200,000

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has admitted that he never advised President David Granger that the voters’ list was bloated with 200,000 names,...

High Court denies application for interim order blocking H2H Registration

The High Court on Tuesday denied an application for an interim conservatory order to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from continuing its House...