Parties call for calm following Sophia unrest

The two main political parties, the APNU+AFC and the PPP Civic are this morning calling on Guyanese to remain calm and resist provocations. The calls came in wake of hours of unrest in the Sophia community in South Georgetown late on Elections night. A number of cars and a stable belonging to a resident of […]

PPP alleges multiple voting and other discrepancies; GECOM still to receive such reports

The incumbent People’s Progressive Party on Monday afternoon denied that it was preparing to challenge the results of the elections should those results be unfavorable to the party. However, party officials raised allegations of persons voting multiple times and being able to remove the ink which was used to stain their fingers. The Guyana Elections […]

Granger rescues confrontational Kwame McCoy from hostile crowd outside polling station

Presidential Candidate of the APNU+AFC coalition David Granger was forced to head down to a polling station at the St. Sidwell’s Primary School to allow Candidate for the People’s Progressive Party, Kwame McCoy to leave the area. Scores of persons gathered outside the school compound on Monday afternoon after receiving information that McCoy was visiting […]

APNU+AFC satisfied “so far” with voting process -Raphael Trotman

The APNU+AFC Coalition is still monitoring the voting process across the country on Elections Day and is generally satisfied with the voting process “so far”. Co-Chairman of the APNU+AFC coalition, Raphael Trotman told reporters at an early Monday afternoon press conference that the coalition remains confident of victory when the results are announced. He said […]

Elections Day hiccups not widespread -GECOM

The Chairman and Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission on Monday midday sought to give assurances that the voting process was going well despite some hiccups at a few polling stations. At three polling stations, the six digit stamp used to mark the ballot paper broke and had to be replaced. The GECOM […]

135 pounds of cocaine busted in shrimp and frozen fish at CJIA

Four persons from La Jalousie on the Essequibo Coast were taken into custody following the seizure of 135 pounds of cocaine at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Sunday. The cocaine was found hidden in a shipment of shrimp, fish and other seafood and was being prepared to be shipped to New York city. The bust […]

Loser should accept defeat -President Ramotar

Just after casting his ballot in the 2015 national elections, President Donald Ramotar declared that “the loser should accept defeat”, but he is sure that will not be him. The President, his wife and children cast their votes at the St. John’s College on Waterloo Street and he expressed confidence of capturing the majority when the […]

Granger declares confidence as he votes early

Presidential Candidate of the APNU+AFC coalition, David Granger and his wife Sandra were among the first group of voters at the Enterprise Primary Schoo on Elections Day, May 11. Mr. Granger told reporters just after casting his ballot that he is “very confident that the APNU+AFC coalition will win and restore democracy and good governance […]