Politics

Greenidge ready for Elections2020 after formally renouncing British citizenship

Foreign Secretary and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge announced this afternoon that he has formally renounced his British citizenship and his making himself available to serve as a candidate for the coalition in the upcoming elections. Mr. Greenidge and three other APNU+AFC Coalition Members of Parliament were forced to give up their parliamentary […]

PPP not returning to Parliament to support extension for Govt. could create Crisis -AG Williams

Although a date has already been set for elections, Attorney General Basil Williams still believes the opposition People’s Progressive Party needs to return to the Parliament to ensure the two-thirds majority is granted for the extension of the government’s life. The Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo has repeatedly said his party will not be returning to […]

Higher Learning Conference for Educators opens in Georgetown

A two-day conference focusing on educators in the field of higher education opened this morning at the Pegasus hotel with President David Granger reminding the participants of the important role that trained teachers play in the moulding of the nation. The conference has been organised by the University of Guyana’s Centre of Excellence for Teaching […]

No decision yet on Coalition’s PM Candidate for next elections -Pres. Granger

As the governing coalition partners continue to review the Cummingsburg Accord, there has been no decision as yet on the Prime Ministerial Candidate. The Alliance For Change, which is the junior partner in the coalition wants its Leader Khemraj Ramjattan to be President David Granger’s running mate, replacing the current Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who […]

Shadick accuses GECOM Chair of bias over decision to stick with 42 days of Claims and Objections

Opposition nominated Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission, Bibi Shadick is now accusing the Elections Commission Chairman, Justice Claudette Singh of bias and aligning her decisions and views with the position of the Government nominated members of the Commission. Shadick made her position known to the media this afternoon after the statutory meeting of the […]

GECOM corrects order; Already registered persons do not have to visit registration centres to verify registration

The Guyana Elections Commission has made a correction to its order for the claims and objections period deleting the requirement for already registered persons to visit Registration Centres to verify their registration. The requirement created a furore over the weekend following the initial order published by the Elections Commission. Opposition Nominated GECOM Commissioner Sase Gunraj […]