Elections

Lis Harper wants to see more done to fight domestic violence

The Prime Ministerial Candidate of the People’s Progressive Party Civic, Elisabeth Harper has made it clear that she wants to see a whole lot more done in Guyana to support the fight against domestic violence. Ms. Harper made her maiden rally speech on Sunday afternoon at the first rally for the PPP Civic in Kitty. […]

Can’t be rock back Charlie and expect change, Get out and vote -APNU+AFC

Guyanese youths were on Friday encouraged to ensure they are adequately represented at every level of decision making within the next government. The charge was made as the opposition coalition APNU+AFC took its – “Respect My Vote”  youth rally and unity message to Tucville, Georgetown. The meeting which was organized by the Guyana Youth and  Student Movement […]

PSC writes President about equitable access to NCN for political parties

The Private Sector Commission has written to President Donald Ramotar seeking his intervention to ensure equitable access to the state broadcast media for all of the political parties contesting the upcoming elections. The Opposition parties have complained that their commercials were being rejected by the National Communications Network although NCN has signed on to the […]

Trotman to Jagdeo: Stay out of Ramotar’s Elections Race

The APNU+AFC coalition on Friday rebuked former President Bharrat Jagdeo, who has been very vocal in recent weeks on the local political scene and the coalition wants him to “stay out of the race” in the lead up to the May 11 polls. Co – Chair of the coalition’s campaign Raphael Trotman said the impression is that Jagdeo and his […]

GECOM assures ABC Diplomats of readiness for May 11 polls

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) recently met with resident diplomats from the United States, Great Britain and Canada, all of whom have expressed satisfaction with the preparations being made by the Commission for the May 11 elections. According to a release from the elections body, the meeting which occurred Friday last provided GECOM with the […]

Gecom rejects calls for public vetting of polling day staff

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Monday brushed aside accusations of being “sinister” and “undemocratic” and reinforced it’s disinterest to publicly vet workers for the May 11 elections. The governing People’s Progressive Party Civic  (PPP /C) said it was perturbed at the Commission’s unwillingness to subject all polling day staff to a public vetting process and […]

Jagdeo’s comparison to Jagan lifestyle not PPP position -Rohee

The ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) on Monday broke its silence and blasted critics who have condemned the party for purportedly straying away from the principles of its founder Leader, the late Dr. Cheddi Jagan. Party General Secretary Clement Rohee said the comments by some “born again diplomats” which seek to create impression that […]

President seeks help of Christian community to develop Guyana

President Donald Ramotar is looking to work closer with the Christian community to ensure development across Guyana. The Christian community represents close to 60% of the country’s population.  Speaking at the Good News Gospel Church crusade in Essequibo, on Saturday,  the President said the family unit is one of several foundations on which the strength […]

We have to make this coalition work -Moses to Queens, NY

The Prime Ministerial Candidate of the APNU+AFC coalition, Moses Nagamootoo on Sunday, told members of the Guyanese community in Queens, New York that they must work along with the APNU and AFC to ensure that the recently formed coalition works for Guyana’s benefit. Nagamootoo spent just under 50 minutes addressing the packed auditorium at Naresa’s […]