Politics

GECOM Commissioner Desmond Trotman believes new voters’ list is needed for LGE

The APNU+AFC nominated Commissioners on the Guyana Elections Commission are maintaining that they have taken a decision to boycott meetings of the Elections Commission. Commissioner Desmond Trotman said when the Commissioners exited last week’s meeting, it was to press the Chairman, Justice Claudette Singh to review her position on a matter that was taken before […]

Bar Association and PNC pay tribute to Llewelyn John

Senior Counsel Llewelyn John, who passed away on Saturday, is being remembered as a Senior Attorney who served with distinction and impact. John who was 95-years-old was still active in the legal profession at the time of his death.  He served the profession for more than half a century. In a statement, the Guyana Bar […]

Coalition writes GECOM on concerns about using old voters’ list for LGE

The Opposition APNU+AFC has written to the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission expressing some concern about the Commission moving ahead with preparations for local elections without a new registration period. During a press conference today, Mr. Harmon said the Elections Commission appears to be heading to another Claims and Objections period without the proper […]

Three Berbice men remanded for murder of Henry cousins

Three men from Berbice were today charged and remanded to jail for the murders of teen cousins, Isaiah and Joel Henry in the Cotton Tree Backdam, West Coast Berbice. The three, 34-year-old Anil Sancharra, 30-year-old Vinod Gopaul and 34-year-old, Akash Singh appeared before Magistrate Peter Hugh this afternoon and were not required to enter a […]

COVID Order amended to allow Indoor Dining at 40% capacity

The Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony has amended the National COVID-19 regulations to allow indoor dining. In the gazetted amended order, restaurants will now be allowed to accommodate indoor dining, but at 40% of the capacity of the restaurant. Additionally, tables and chairs should be placed six-feet apart and no more than four persons […]

President announces plan to build 1000 new homes in Region 10

While not divulging details of the plan, President Irfaan Ali announced today that his government will be moving to construct 1000 new homes in the Region Ten area. The President and a number of senior government Ministers traveled to Linden today for a cabinet outreach. During a meeting with community leaders, President Ali said the […]

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