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Sunday, March 24, 2019

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...

Opposition writes Int’l Bodies “to not recognise” Govt after March 21

With just six days remaining before the 90-day deadline expires, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has written several international bodies asking that they...

Chair, Govt Commissioners vote for GECOM to pay their legal fees

One day before they are expected to make their court appearance, Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission Justice James Patterson called an emergency meeting...

After criminal charges filed against GECOM: Granger asks for “shortest possible time” for elections

One day after private criminal charges were filed against top officials at the Guyana Elections Commission for allegedly conspiring to delay elections, President David...

Ramjattan defends “illegal” SARA Director

Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan on Tuesday defended what is considered to be an illegal occupancy of the position of Director of the State...

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PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...