Politics

US Government signals its commitment to working with President Granger; Carter also offers congratulations

The Embassy of the United States of America in Guyana offered congratulations to President David on his swearing-in as the new President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on Saturday. In a statement, the embassy said “it is our hope that President Granger will work to repair the divisions in Guyanese society that have emerged during the […]

Private Sector and Business community offers best wishes to new President

Private Sector Commission Message The Private Sector Commission, on this historic occasion, extends warm congratulations to the new President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, His Excellency David Arthur Granger, and his new government. The Commission lauds the new President for a well fought campaign which focused on uniting the people of Guyana and for […]

PPP says Ramotar doesn’t plan to concede; GECOM to go ahead with declarations and swearing in

The People’s Progressive Party on Friday night indicated that President Donald Ramotar still does not intend to concede defeat in the 2015 elections, although he had telephone conversations with APNU+AFC Presidential Candidate David Granger early on Friday night. APNU+AFC Co-Campaign Chair, Raphael Trotman told News Source that he is not sure of the nature of […]

Government Ministers begin to concede while Ramotar and Jagdeo hold out

A number of Government Ministers have started to thank their staff and have moved out of their ministries even as President Donald Ramotar and former President Bharrat Jagdeo have indicated that they do not intend to concede defeat in Monday’s elections. Foreign Affairs Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett sent an email to all her staff members, thanking […]

Ramotar refuses to concede that he lost elections

President Donald Ramotar on  Thursday indicated that he was not prepared to concede defeat in the 2015 elections as he still has concerns about elections process. The President would like to see a manual recount of every one of the over four hundred thousand ballots that were cast. At a Freedom House press conference, Mr. […]

Granger calls on supporters to let their celebration be “sober and short”; Indicates lots of work ahead

Minutes after the Guyana Elections Commission released final preliminary results for Monday’s elections which puts the Opposition Coalition ahead of the ruling party by just over 5000 votes, APNU+AFC Presidential Candidate David Granger has called on his supporters to “let the celebration be sober and short.” During a visit the Brigadier’s home, he acknowledged the […]

APNU+AFC to form next Guyana government with Presidency and Parliamentary majority

The coalition between A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance For Change will lead the next government of Guyana. The Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield on Thursday afternoon released the official final preliminary results of the 2015 elections. The results revealed that the APNU+AFC picked up 206, 817 votes as compared to 201, 457 […]