Politics

Ramotar and Harper express confidence and hope as official elections results trickle in

The Freedom House headquarters of the People’s Progressive Party had very little buzz on Tuesday afternoon as President Donald Ramotar called a press conference with his Prime Ministerial Candidate Elisabeth Harper at his side along with national candidate, Dr. Frank Anthony. Freedom House is usually a hive of activity during election time. A few party […]

Surujbally chooses accuracy over anticipation as Guyana waits for Elections results

17 hours after the close of polls on Monday, the Guyana Elections Commission has declared that enough Statements of Poll have not been processed to predict any tendency in the election. GECOM’s Chairman Dr. Steve Surujbally said himself and other Commissions, including Vincent Alexander and Sase Gunraj, have so far gone through more than 1500 […]

Jagdeo fires off at Surujbally over alleged “irregularities”

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo is not impressed with the manner in which the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission has been dealing with complaints of alleged irregularities in Monday’s elections, as expressed by the governing People’s Progressive Party. At a 2:30am press conference on Tuesday, Jagdeo said Surujbally appears ready to talk about “how good […]

Parties call for calm following Sophia unrest

The two main political parties, the APNU+AFC and the PPP Civic are this morning calling on Guyanese to remain calm and resist provocations. The calls came in wake of hours of unrest in the Sophia community in South Georgetown late on Elections night. A number of cars and a stable belonging to a resident of […]

Loser should accept defeat -President Ramotar

Just after casting his ballot in the 2015 national elections, President Donald Ramotar declared that “the loser should accept defeat”, but he is sure that will not be him. The President, his wife and children cast their votes at the St. John’s College on Waterloo Street and he expressed confidence of capturing the majority when the […]

Granger declares confidence as he votes early

Presidential Candidate of the APNU+AFC coalition, David Granger and his wife Sandra were among the first group of voters at the Enterprise Primary Schoo on Elections Day, May 11. Mr. Granger told reporters just after casting his ballot that he is “very confident that the APNU+AFC coalition will win and restore democracy and good governance […]

Granger and Nagamootoo make final push for victory and national unity government

Speaking before what could be considered the largest crowd to have ever graced the Square of the Revolution, the Presidential and Prime Ministerial Candidates of the APNU+AFC coalition wrapped up their official campaigning on Saturday night with a call for vigilance and unity as Guyanese head to the polls on Monday. Over 15,000 supporters gathered […]