Leader of newly formed Liberty and Justice Party offers to relinquish Canadian citizenship as he launches Presidential bid

By Ravin Singh Presidential Candidate of the newly-formed Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), Lenox Shuman has made a commitment to relinquish his Canadian citizenship as he prepares to contest the upcoming elections. Shuman made the announcement at his party’s official launch on Saturday evening at the Georgetown Club. Article 155 of the Constitution stipulates that: […]

President assures staffers “the government will remain the government until next government is sworn in”

Hours after meeting with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday, President David Granger assured the staff members at the Ministry of the Presidency that the President and the Government will remain in place. According to the President, there will be no closing down of the office since the Government has to govern and the National […]

Guyana accuses Canadian High Commission of being complicit in attempt to overthrow Government

Details of the letter dispatched to the Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana are being revealed and point to the Guyana Government accusing both the High Commission and Canada itself of being complicit in an effort to topple the government. In the strongly worded letter, Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge fired off at the Canadian High Commissioner […]

Main Political Parties Talk Up Readiness for Elections

The two major political blocs – the governing APNU+AFC coalition and the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) have confirmed that they are in preparation for the eventual hosting of General and Regional Elections. Chairman of the APNU and Minister of State, Joseph Harmon expressed appeared on a state-tv talk show on Wednesday and made it […]

President urges acceleration of security sector reform as Police Officers’ Conference opens

With the British supported, Security Sector Reform Programme entering its implementation phase this year, President David Granger this morning urged the Guyana Police Force to accelerate the reform of the security sector. The President delivered the feature address at the opening of the Police Officers’ Conference which took place in the State House compound this […]

Ramsaroop denies prior knowledge of Charandass Persaud’s Vote; Claims he was rendering security assistance

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Advisor, Peter Ramsaroop has denied any wrongdoing in relation to his involvement in the escort of former Government Member of Parliament Charrandass Persaud at the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ International Airport (EFCIA) on Decemebr 21, 2018. On the night in question, Persaud, who is a Canadian citizen, requested the services of […]

Christopher Ram files action of his own asking Court to declare no-confidence motion was properly passed

Attorney and Newspaper Columnist Christopher Ram, has thrown himself into the no-confidence vote showdown in the Court by filing a Constitutional matter of his own. Mr. Ram, who is also a Chartered Accountant, wants the Court to declare that the No-Confidence motion was properly passed and that the Government should resign and prepare for elections. […]