Chief Magistrate throws out “mickey mouse” private charges against GECOM Chairman and Government nominated Commissioners

Chief Magistrate Ann McClennan this morning threw out the private criminal charges filed against the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission and the three Government nominated Commissioners. The Chief Magistrate said the private charges were frivolous, a waste of the Court’s time and an abuse of the Court. The charges were filed by local engineer […]

Government condemns Jagdeo over statement about the President

The Government of Guyana has strongly condemned the Opposition Leader for statements he made at his Thursday press conference that after March 21, President David Granger will no longer be President. In a statement on Thursday night, the Government said the Opposition Leader’s utterances are malicious and intended to create confusion amongst the populace, adding […]

New US Ambassador encourages genuinely free and fair elections

The new US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah Ann Lynch, presented her credentials to President David Granger this morning, and promised that the US Government will continue its work and cooperation with Guyana. She said the US and Guyana “share a spirit of community with dynamic expatriate and diaspora communities and we both know the importance […]

President writes GECOM requesting its work plan and financial needs to allow proclamation of elections date

President David Granger has written to the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission requesting that the Commission presents him with a work programme in the shortest possible time. In a letter to Justice James Patterson this morning, the President said it is essential that he is informed of the Commission’s readiness to deliver credible elections […]

Jagdeo stands by “chase them out” statement

Against criticism and a complaint to the Ethnic Relations Commission over his call on his supporters to “chase out” members of the Government from their communities after March 21, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo remains defiant and says he is is standing by his statement. In a statement released on his official Facebook page, the former […]