Jet Blue to begin Guyana service on December 11

US Carrier, Jet Blue Airlines has announced that it will finally begin its Guyana service from the 11th December. The airline was scheduled to begin its service between Georgetown and New York earlier this year, but those plans were grounded as the coronavirus pandemic crippled the airline industry. However, in a message to staffers this […]

PUC gears up for greater monitoring of liberalised telecommunications sector

With the liberalization of the telecommunications sector and more companies expected into the market, the Public Utilities Commission is moving to add more expertise and monitors to closely monitor the operations of all of the companies. During a virtual town hall meeting on Facebook this morning, PUC Chairperson, Attorney Dela Britton explained that since the […]

Coalition calls for resignation of Tourism Minister over dual citizenship; -Minister claims renunciation completed

Despite her claims that she renounced her American citizenship before taking the oath as a Member of Parliament, the APNU+AFC Coalition has issued a call for the Minister of Tourism, Oneidge Waldron to resign over her dual citizenship. In a statement on Saturday, the Minister admitted that she was still a dual citizen when she […]

APNU+AFC calls on GECOM to prepare for H2H Registration

The APNU+AFC Coalition has issued a call for the Guyana Elections Commission to put itself in a state of readiness to begin a house to house registration process that would ensure a clean and credible voters list. During the coalition’s weekly press conference today, Executive Member Aubrey Norton said with the election petition cases moving […]

Hughes objects to PPP MP Sanjeev Datadin serving as Prosecutor in case against GECOM officials

PPP Member of Parliament Sanjeev Datadin has been appointed as a Special Prosecutor in the Police criminal charges filed against the Chief Election Officer and the Deputy Chief Election Officer and the Attorneys representing the two officials have objected to the move. Attorney Nigel Hughes today told the Court that Mr. Datadin is a sitting […]

Supporters of Volda Lawrence picket DPP’s Chambers over charges

A group of supporters of PNC Chairperson Volda Lawrence picketed outside the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions over the charges being faced by Ms. Lawrence in relation to allegations of electoral fraud. The protesters were loud in their call for the charges to be dropped in wake of the decision by the same […]

Jagdeo’s Attorneys to file applications over service of election petitions

The Attorneys representing PPP General Secretary, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo, in the election petition cases have signaled their intention to file applications in the matter over the service of the petitions to their client. Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes during the case management conference for the election petition cases this afternoon raised questions about the serving […]

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