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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Harmon shoots down claims of Govt influencing GECOM

Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday refuted claims that Government is influencing the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to delay the preparations to host...

Former AFC MP could be extradited to Guyana if necessary – Top Cop

…Says impartial investigation being conducted into allegations Police Commissioner, Leslie James on Friday elucidated that the ongoing investigations into allegations made against former Alliance...

High Court halts SOCU’s charges against Ali

...stay granted pending Fixed Date Application proceedings  Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan has been temporarily barred from hearing the 19 charges brought against former People’s Progressive...

‘There was no other AFC candidate eligible’ – Amna Ally explains Govt’s decision to...

Government’s Chief Whip and Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally, has defended Government's decision to select Barbara Patricia Pilgrim to replace former AFC member...

PPP closer to naming presidential candidate …consensus candidate desired, says Jagdeo

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) will be embarking on the final stage of selecting its Presidential Candidate over the weekend as the Executive Committee...

Govt influencing GECOM to delay preparations for elections – Jagdeo

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) believes that the APNU+AFC Coalition government is deliberately influencing the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to delay its preparations...

Govt misled country following meeting, it must resign- Opposition Leader

Leader of the Opposition, Dr Bharat Jagdeo is calling on the coalition APNU/AFC government to immediately resign as is catered for in the constitution...

Former Presidential Advisor says more int’l observers needed for elections

With the passage of the no confidence motion and general and regional elections being expected as a result of that, calls are being made...

MP Dominic Gaskin a born Briton, AFC confirms

As there continues to be much debate on the dual citizenship status of Members of Parliament (MPs), it has now been confirmed that Alliance...

No confidence resolution: GECOM must be ready for Elections within 90 days time period-...

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has made the call for Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) "to assure the nation that the Commission...

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Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

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Miner accused of fraud gets bail

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West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

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PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...