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Friday, March 22, 2019

Hiring practices at GECOM: Vishnu Persaud was most qualified candidate for DCEO post –...

Following a thorough investigation into the hiring practices of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), the finding revealed that Vishnu Persaud, the former acting Deputy...

Essequibo remembers Dr Cheddi Jagan

The month of activities in observance of the 22nd death anniversary of the founding leader of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Cheddi Jagan...

Constitution, rule of law must be preserved as constitutional crisis looms – Ram

With mere days remaining before a possible constitutional crisis, political commentator Christopher Ram has emphasised the need for Guyanese and political parties to come...

CJ’s High Court decisions “well-reasoned” and profound – Jagdeo

Arguments in the cases related to the challenge of the validity of the no-confidence motion, currently before the Court of Appeal, include a refashioning...

CDB warns Guyana about impact of political uncertainty on sector

With the prevailing uncertainty in Guyana regarding the elections date being fixed, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is warning that political uncertainty can have...

IRO urges political leaders to maintain peace

With less than one week before the constitutional 90-day deadline expires and puts Guyana in uncharted waters, the Inter-Religious Organisation of Guyana has called...

General Elections not of paramount importance to Govt – PPP

See full statement below:  The Office of the Leader of the Opposition notes the Address to the Nation by President David Granger, on the afternoon...

“Put Guyana first” – CIOG urges politicians

Pressure continues to mount against the Coalition Government as Guyana is now less than a week away from a potential crisis, with calls pouring...

Court dismisses charges against GECOM Chair, Govt Commissioners

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan this morning dismissed private criminal charges filed against Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice James Patterson and the three...

Blind Society to engage GECOM on voting mechanisms for elections

For years, persons with visual impairment have been disadvantaged when it comes to voting. However,  the Guyana Society for the Blind is on a mission...

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Region 6 calls on ‘illegal govt’ to step down

A peaceful protest in Region Six (East Berbice Corentyne) led by Regional Chairman, David Armagon and former Agriculture Minister, Leslie Ramsammy is currently being...

“This is an illegitimate Government” – PPP/C Presidential Candidate

“This is an illegitimate Government,” PPP/C Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali exclaimed as he joined the scores of persons who are calling on the coalition...

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

Ireland will host West Indies and Bangladesh for an ODI tri-series in the first half of May, with a double round-robin phase followed by...

Sammy slams Cameron’s stewardship, urges support for Skerritt

  CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says the Dave Cameron administration could not take credit for the region's three...

PPP/C protests ‘illegal’ government

Supporters and executive members of the People Progressive Party/Civil took to the streets this morning to reiterate their stance that the APNU/AFC Government is...

Man stabbed, shot after intervening in argument

Phagway Day celebrations turned tragic for a young man after he was stabbed several times to his back and shot to his knee when...

Guyana has vast untapped resources – US Ambassador

In a welcome reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Guyana Inc for newly-accredited United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch...

Every local option was exhausted to resolve constitutional crisis issue – Opposition Leader

Having been unable to reach a compromise with the coalition Government regarding a possible date for the next General and Regional Elections, Opposition Leader...

Top Cop calls for “calm” as Appeal Court hands down decisions today

Police Commissioner Leslie James on Thursday implored that the “current calm, peace and tranquility” should remain throughout the nation as the decisions in the...

18 injured in Princess Street accident

Some 18 persons are now injured after a minibus crashed into a motorcar at Princess and High Streets, Georgetown. The incident occurred around 17:30hrs. Reports are...