Politics

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 […]

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 […]

Allow Government of Guyana to Resolve issues…I am not in breach of Constitution -says Pres. Granger

In a response to a joint statement from the US, UK and EU missions in Guyana, President David Granger this afternoon declared that his government is not in breach of the Constitution and the Foreign Missions need to allow the Government of Guyana to resolve the political issues. The foreign diplomats in their statement said […]

US,UK and EU call on President to immediately set elections date; Claim Govt. now in breach of Constitution

In a joint statement today, the Diplomatic representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Commission issued a call for President David Granger to set a date for elections immediately. The joint statement came hours after the Chairman of the Elections Commission indicated to the President that the Commission will be ready […]

PPP picketers demand elections date now

Close to two hundred supporters of the Opposition People’s Progressive Party gathered outside the Pegasus Hotel in a loud protest against President David Granger. The President was at the hotel attending a luncheon of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association as its keynote speaker. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and PPP President Candidate Irfaan Ali were […]

GECOM Chair tells President Commission will be ready for elections by end of February 2020

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice Claudette Singh this morning informed President David Granger that the Guyana Elections Commission will be ready to host elections by the end of February of next year. GECOM Commissioner Sase Gunraj announced on his Facebook page that he was informed of the Chairman’s decision and the information […]

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