GECOM votes to advise that elections cannot be held within 90 days; House-to-house registration process to begin

The Guyana Elections Commission today met and voted to formally advise that it cannot hold elections within the 90 days period after the passage of the no-confidence motion against the government. The Constitution calls for elections to be held within 90 days after the passage of the motion or at a time agreed to by […]

Refusal of workers to go to work and impact on company led to bauxite company terminations -RUSAL Spokesman

Officials representing the Russian management team of the Bauxite Company of Guyana met with the Chief Labour Officer and other Labour officials today over the company’s termination of contracts for 61 workers who went on strike action last Friday. The meeting lasted for just over two hours and at the end of it, a representative […]

Mini-bus driver and conductor charged over assault of Traffic Cop

A route 45 mini-bus driver and his conductor, who were both caught on camera assaulting a police officer during a traffic arrest, have been charged for the assault. The two accused, 29-year-old Carlos Bacchus and 34-year-old Troy Peters, stood before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the allegations made against them. It alleged that on February […]

Deaf Association protests for its members to be allowed to drive

In a peaceful protest outside of the Ministry of Public Security, members of the Guyana Deaf Association, issued a call on the Government to examine and implement provisions that would allow persons who are deaf, to drive on the country’s roadways.  A spokesperson for the group explained that there were discussions with the government previously, […]

President to meet with Opposition Leader on any national issue

President David Granger is ready to meet with the Leader of the Opposition on any issue of national importance. That’s according to the Minister of State, Joe Harmon. At a press conference today, Minister Harmon said he has noted that the Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, has been declaring that he would only meet the President […]

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