PPP and TNM members file private criminal charges against Chief Election Officer

The People’s Progressive Party through its member Desmond Morian and The New Movement party through its candidate Daniel Josh Kanhai have filed private criminal charges against the Chief Election Officer of Guyana alleging fraud. The two separate charges against CEO Keith Lowenfield were filed yesterday and could come up for hearing as early as Friday. […]

10 new cases of COVID-19 in 24hrs

Guyana appears to be experiencing a surge in COVID 19 cases especially in the Region One and Region Seven communities. The Public Health Ministry reported today that the country has recorded 10 new cases of the coronavirus within the past 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 119. The total number of […]

Bartica records six COVID-19 Cases in one week

Within the space of one week, Bartica has recorded six cases of the coronavirus disease. The mining town recorded its first case last Wednesday and according to the Regional Health Officer (RHO) of Region Seven, Dr. Edward Sagala a sixth person from the town has since tested positive. Four of the six cases are from […]

Venezuela’s contention that ICJ lacks jurisdiction has no foundation -Sir Shridath tells International Court

Guyana’s Co-Agent and Head of the Legal Team in Guyana’s border case against Venezuela, Sir Shridath Ramphal opened Guyana’s arguments before the International Court of Justice today on the issue of the Court having jurisdiction to hear the matter. Venezuela which has been maintaining that the International Court does not have jurisdiction stayed away from […]

ICJ Begins Hearing of Guyana vs Venezuela Border Matter Today

Guyana appears before the International Court of Justice this morning (8 AM local time) to make its case on the issue of the Court’s jurisdiction to hear the Guyana vs Venezuela border matter.  Guyana’s Agent to the Court, Foreign Secretary Carl Greenidge is upbeat about Guyana’s case and in a statement last evening he said […]

No “active participation” in CCJ appeal case from GECOM Chair

The Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission, Retired Justice Claudette Singh has withdrawn from any active participation in the PPP Civic’s appeal of the Guyana Court of Appeal ruling in the election declaration case. On Sunday, Justice Singh’s Attorney, Kim Kyte, informed the Registrar of the CCJ that the decision was made after some consideration. […]