Elections

Put troubles behind and focus on getting PPP out of Office -Amna Ally tells PNC delegates

In her final report as General Secretary of the People’s National Congress, longtime party member Amna Ally encouraged the new team that will emerge as the party’s leadership and its members to put their troubles behind and focus on unifying the party to regain office. “Our party endured a lot of slippages, hate and discomfort […]

All is set for PNCR Congress this Saturday; Candidates for Leader confident of smooth elections

Declaring that the 64-year-old People’s National Congress is set to witness serious transition of new leaders after Saturday’s congress, the man who is tasked with overseeing the proceedings as Congress Chief Elections Officer, Vincent Alexander, has pressed the green light for congress this Saturday. Flanked by the three candidates for party leader, Joseph Harmon, Aubrey […]

Opposition Leader and Speaker clash over Bills submitted by Opposition

Opposition Leader Joe Harmon has accused Speaker of the National Assembly, Manzoor Nadir and the Government of trying to silence the Opposition in Parliament. Mr. Harmon’s contention is that today’s sitting of the National Assembly was scheduled for ‘private members’ issues on private members’ day, allow the Opposition’s business in the House to take precedence […]

Opposition Leader accuses GECOM Chairman of making political decision in hiring of new CEO

Hours after the Guyana Elections Commission announced the selection of Vishu Persaud for the position of Chief Election Officer, Opposition Leader Joe Harmon said the GECOM Chairman, Justice Claudette Singh has once again changed requirements to suit a particular decision. Harmon said the Chairman has ignored the requirements set out by the Commission itself for […]

Prime Minister calls out Shuman over claims about lack of consultation with Amerindians

Days after Deputy Speaker, Lennox Shuman chastised the Government over non-consultation with Amerindians and Amerindian rights groups on several crucial issues, Prime Minister Mark Phillips has responded to Mr. Shuman expressing his disappointment in Shuman’s position. Shuman in a letter to the press said it is his firm belief that the PPPC government has zero […]