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GECOM Chairman to announce elections timeline on Thursday

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice Claudette Singh has informed the Commissioners that she will decide on the timeline for national elections and make an announcement by 10:30 on Thursday morning. The Chairman’s position was conveyed to the Commissioners this afternoon at the end of a more than three-hour meeting at the Elections […]

Bosai workers down tools over salary increase negotiations

Scores of bauxite workers attached to the Bosai Mining Company in Linden walked off the job today in protest of failing negotiations for salary increases. “We on strike”, shouted the workers as they walked out of the mining areas. The workers explained that every April, their union, NAACIE, and the company would negotiate salary increases. […]

GECOM meets on Wednesday to prepare Elections timeline that could be presented to the President

The Guyana Elections Commission is set to meet again on Wednesday to finalise a possible timeline for elections that could be presented to the President. The Chair and Commissioners met for over three hours this afternoon and a number of issues were examined. Government nominated Commissioner Vincent Alexander told reporters that tomorrow’s meeting will continue […]

GTT launches relief initiative for hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

 The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) has announced that it is making it easy and possible for persons to assist with hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas.  The company has set up two systems that the public can use to contribute to hurricane relief efforts.  “A donation of $50GYD will be received once a […]

PPP accuses President of doing “nothing to comply with Constitutional Provisions of No-Confidence Motion

The Opposition People’s Progressive Party responded to President Granger’s address to the nation by accusing him of attempting to convey the impression that the Elections Commission as an independent body can afford to ignore its obligation to comply with the constitution. In the address to the nation, the President stated that he will set the […]

It would be reckless to name elections date without GECOM’s advice on its readiness -President Granger

In an address to the nation this afternoon, President David Granger said it would be reckless for him to name a date for elections without the advice of the Elections Commission with regard to its readiness. President Granger said the Elections Commission must be allowed to continue the task of preparing for the forthcoming general […]

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