President’s Office, Police Force and PNCR refute PPP’s allegations of instructions being given to arrest its Leader

The Ministry of the Presidency, the Guyana Police Force and the People’s National Congress Reform, all found themselves today refuting statements by the opposition People’s Progressive Party that the Police Force had been given instructions by the Government and the PNC to arrest Opposition Leader Jagdeo on his return to Guyana. The PPP statement, which […]

Irfaan Ali stands by academic qualifications and declares himself “an honest candidate”

The Presidential Candidate for the People’s Progressive Party, Irfaan Ali, today declared that he is an “honest candidate” and all of his qualifications are authentic and could be verified. Since being elected to the position of Presidential Candidate by his party, questions have swirled about the academic qualifications for the former Housing Minister under the […]

APNU Ministers to also renounce foreign citizenship; Resignations to take effect after all processes completed -President says

President David Granger, this morning, clarified that while he has accepted the resignation of the four-coalition government Members of Parliament, their resignations will not take effect immediately as there are several processes which have to be applied. In addition, the APNU Ministers, Joe Harmon, Carl Greenidge and Dr. Rupert Roopnarine will also be renouncing their […]

GECOM Commissioner Robeson Benn threatens GECOM with legal action if it proceeds with house-to-house registration

PPP nominated Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission, Robeson Benn, is threatening to file legal action against the same Guyana Elections Commission over the Commission’s decision to proceed with house to house registration. Benn’s Attorney, Anil Nandlall, who is a former Attorney General, has written to the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission expressing Benn’s […]

Government Dual Citizenship MPs resign from Parliament

The Ministry of the Presidency this morning announced that President David Granger has accepted the resignation of Government Members of Parliament who are holders of dual citizenship. The four who have resigned are Minister of State Joe Harmon, Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge and Minister of Public Service Dr. […]

President brushes aside Private Sector’s “political uncertainty” claim

President David Granger has brushed aside the view of the Private Sector Commission and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry that the country is currently facing “political uncertainty”. Speaking to members of the media on Wednesday, the President said his government has done nothing to engender despair in the business community and the “political […]

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