Elections

Alexander claims his biometric voting suggestion has been dismissed by GECOM

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) appears disinterested in a proposal put forward by one of its Commissioners, Vincent Alexander, for there to be a biometric requirement for voting. According to Mr. Alexander, who is an APNU+AFC nominated Commissioner, while there are currently no moves to sanitize the bloated list of electors, he suggested a mechanism […]

Norton calls on President to stop “dilly-dallying” on consultations

Leader of the Opposition and PNC Reform Leader Aubrey Norton today called on the President to stop “dilly-dallying” and begin the process to address consultations that would lead the way to various constitutional appointments. During a press briefing this morning, the Opposition Leader said he remains ready to engage the President and consult on the […]

Any planned meeting with the President must also address judicial appointments and discrimination of Opposition supporters -says Norton

On the heels of an announcement by President Irfaan Ali that he plans to meet with Leader of the Opposition, Aubrey Norton within weeks to discuss the reconstitution of several Commissions as well as the appointment of a substantive Police Commissioner, the Opposition Leader while welcoming the proposed meeting, today said the meeting should go […]

Granger asks GECOM to extract names of Aubrey Norton and Volda Lawrence for Parliament

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform and Chairman of A Partnership for National Unity, Aubrey Norton is set to become the country’s new Leader of the Opposition as he inches closer to becoming a Member of Parliament. Representative of the List for the APNU+AFC, former President David Granger has written to the Chief Elections […]

Attorney General defends President’s appointment of Hicken as Acting Top Cop as act of necessity

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nanlall has defended the President’s decision to move ahead with the appointment of Assistant Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken to act as Police Commissioner in the absence of consultation with the Opposition Leader and the Police Service Commission. Appearing on his weekly tv show, Issues in the News, […]

Norton wants Claudette Singh replaced as GECOM Chair

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform, Aubrey Norton wants to see major reforms at the Guyana Elections Commission and believes that it’s time for the current Chairman of the Commission, retired Judge Claudette Singh to go. Speaking at his party’s General Council meeting over the weekend, Mr. Norton said while the Chairman of the […]

Government and Opposition pledge Guyana’s continued support to fight against Climate Change

The Guyana Government and Opposition have pledged the country’s full support to fight climate change, noting that Guyana itself has not been spared from the impacts associated with Climate Change. Speaking at the 144th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly’s General Debate on the Climate Change in Indonesia, Attorney General Anil Nandlall said it is time to take […]

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