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Monday, July 15, 2019

President, Opposition Leader to meet today

The much anticipated meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on the appointment of a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections...

Consequential Orders: Opposition seeking order directing President, Cabinet to resign; elections by Sept 18

Ahead of the July 12 hearing where the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will hand down consequential orders in the No-Confidence Motion cases, lawyers...

Expenditures by Coalition Gov’t will be reviewed, excesses will be cut – Jagdeo ...

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is urging officials of the various Government agencies, who last week received a circular from the Finance Ministry to submit...

GDF $500M aircraft grounded since August 2018 commissioning

– disassembled for checks, never used by Army to date – GCAA still to receive documentation for approval The two Britten-Norman Islanders that were purchased and...

BoI’s probe into arbitrary firing of PSM staff delayed

…Public Service Minister was out of country – Harmon More than two weeks ago, a special Board of Inquiry (BoI) was commissioned by President David...

Appointment of GECOM Chair: President’s letter to Opposition Leader misinterpreted CCJ’s instructions – legal...

stress necessity for CCJ to issue timelines to hold elections The suggestion by President David Granger that he be allowed to submit nominees for...

“Dumping” specialty hospital was my biggest disappointment – Indian diplomat

…says such facility needed in Guyana Outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Guyana, Venkatachalam Mahalingam, said he was disappointed that the Specialty Hospital Project, which had...

Appointment of GECOM Chairman: President now wants to submit his own nominees

…Opposition Leader rejects proposal One week after the Caribbean Court of Justice advised President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo to meet and discuss...

Granger wants to submit his own list of nominees for GECOM Chair; yet to...

Despite the Constitution of Guyana stating that the President should select a Chairman for the Guyana Elections Commission from a list submitted by the...

Judiciary condemns AFC’s use of judges’ photos for political ad

The Supreme Court of Judicature has strongly condemn the use of photographs of two Puisne Judges by the Alliance For Change (AFC) in a...

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OPINION: Eyewitness: Political…

…opportunists The consequential orders of the CCJ are serving like inkblots in Rorschach Tests to reveal the true nature of some characters, who’d like us...

Brothers slapped with narcotics possession charge

Kevon Thomas and his brother Kevin Thomas, both 23-years-old of Dubally, Upper Berbice Region Six were jointly slapped with a narcotics possession charge when...

Pensioner sentenced to 20 years for raping 4-year-old girl

A pensioner was earlier today sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he admitted to raping a four-year-old girl back in 2016. Gregory Ramkissoon, 63, also...

Family pleads for help to care for motherless 5-month-old girl

By Davina Ramdass Sunita Vandyke, who died six days after removing her eye at the Suddie Hospital in Region Two, has left six children behind...

Patterson says CJIA to be fully operational this week

Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson has said that the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri(CJIA) will be in full operation this week. He noted that once...

Skeldon continues to face hardships after closure of sugar estate

The Skeldon Sugar Estate has been the main source of income in the Upper Corentyne area but since its closure in 2017, the livelihoods...

14-year-old Waiakabra girl disappears without trace

A 14-year-old girl of Waiakabra on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway has been missing since Sunday, July 7, 2019, and according to her relatives, the police...

President must dissolve Parliament – fmr National Assembly Clerk

Former Clerk of the National Assembly, Frank Narine says if President David Granger is serious about having early elections - in keeping with the...

New GECOM Chairman: PSC urges appointment of Chairman from Opposition’s list

In the wake of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) urging that a Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman be appointed urgently, the Private Sector...

WI must learn from England

(Reprinted from Jamaica Observer) In all the years since the very first such tournament in 1975, England and New Zealand had never won the...