Politics

Slow voting day for Disciplined Services members

This midday, the Guyana Elections Commission reported that the disciplined services vote for local government elections was “slow”, with members trickling in at various times to cast their ballots. Speaking to members of the press just after observing the process at the GDF Camp Ayanganna base, GECOM Chairman, retired Justice James Patterson said based on […]

Finance Minister outlines independence of Constitutional agencies and their budgets

Finance Minister Winston Jordan called a press conference this afternoon to remind the public that when it comes to Constitutional agencies and their budgets, those agencies are independent and therefore would face the same fate as budget agencies. He said whenever the budget for Constitutional agencies come up in the National Assembly, there would be […]

Laws only allow for Town Clerk to seek legal advice on issues before the Council -Mayor tells CoI

Georgetown Mayor, Patricia Chase-Green was back on the stand at the Commission of Inquiry examining the operations of the Georgetown City Council, this morning. She faced questions about the failed no confidence motion against Town Clerk, Royston King. The motion was presented to the Council back in March of this year. Responding to suggestions from […]