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Miner remanded to jail over murder of brother-in-law

A 35-year-old Waramadong miner was today remanded to prison today after he was charged with the murder of his brother-in-law. The accused, Anthony Edwards, was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. He appeared before the Chief Magistrate and the charge was read to him. The Prosecutor told the Court that […]

Commonwealth calls on President to set date for elections and “restore Constitutional rule”

The Commonwealth group of countries has joined the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union in calling on President David Granger to set a date for elections now that the Elections Commission has indicated that it will be ready by the end of February 2020. In an early morning statement, the Commonwealth Secretary-General, […]

AFC calls on PPP to return to Parliament for two-thirds extension vote in light of GECOM timeline

The Alliance For Change believes that now that the Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission has pronounced on a timeline for elections, the Opposition PPP should return to the Parliament to extend the life of the government. The Constitution of Guyana calls for elections to take place three months after the passage of a no-confidence […]

GMSA must share blame for “hooligan” protest at luncheon event -PNCR

The largest party in the coalition government is of the view that the Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association must share the blame for the “hooligan type” protest against the President during the GMSA luncheon on Thursday. Executive Member of the People’s National Congress Reform, retired Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Gary Best at the party’s […]

Jagdeo wants elections in February itself

Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo has indicated that he is disappointed with the end of February timeline for elections. The timeline was presented by the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice Claudette Singh to President David Granger on Thursday morning. At a Thursday afternoon press conference, Mr. Jagdeo said while he is disappointed […]

“Share the Road” campaign launched to encourage road safety

The Guyana National Road Safety Council has joined hands with the Kronoco Safety Solution company and ExxonMobil in a joint campaign to promote safer use of the country’s roads. Speaking at the launching of the initiative this morning, the CEO of Kronoco Solution Latoya Jack said the organisation was moved by the tragic death of […]

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