Disciplined Services members up early to vote

From the crack of dawn, members of Guyana’s Disciplined Services were in line to cast their ballots for the national and regional elections on Saturday morning. At Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, the line of police officers stretched to the road as they turned out in their numbers to vote. Over at the Guyana Defence Force […]

Granger tells Disciplined Forces that PPP has them under resourced, under funded and under equipped

Presidential Candidate of the APNU+AFC Coalition, retired Brigadier David Granger, is urging members of the Disciplined Forces to support his party when they head to the polls on Saturday, May 2. Members of the Disciplined Forces usually vote one week before the rest of the country. There are just over 7,000 eligible voters in the […]

Police search for West Bank Demerara man who stabbed wife to death

Police investigators are probing the murder of a 28-year-old West Bank Demerara woman who was stabbed to death by her husband on Thursday afternoon. The woman has been identified as Donessa Barker. According to reports, the woman and her husband would have regular arguments and he would make threats against her. The man, Allan Barker, […]

APNU+AFC launches “People’s Manifesto” at Stabroek Square with emphasis on fighting poverty and tackling corrip

One week after sections of its draft manifesto was leaked, the APNU+AFC coalition on Thursday officially launched the complete document at the Stabroek Market Square, declaring the manifesto a people’s document. The coalition used the backdrop of the Stabroek Market during afternoon rush hour as its way of showing that the manifesto is connected to the […]

Contesting parties sign Elections Code of Conduct; Granger questions PPP’s sincerity

With just thirteen days to go before Elections Day, contesting political parties have come together in a historic move and have signed the elections code of conduct, which is expected to guide campaigns and political leaders along moral high grounds for the rest of the campaign. Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission – GECOM – Dr. […]

Ramotar fires his “Bheri Best” Health Minister over Slap and Strip threats

Under mounting pressure from the international community and several local organisations, President Donald Ramotar on Wednesday fired his Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran over his slap and strip threats against a female rights activist, which was all caught on tape. The Office of the President announced the firing in a short three paragraph statement on […]