Jimmy Carter confirmed for Guyana Elections visit

The U.S based Carter Centre has confirmed that former US President Jimmy Carter will lead the group’s observer mission to Guyana for the May 11 elections. In a statement the organization said the core team of experts will be joined this week by six medium-term observers, together representing nine countries. The Center’s observers are expected to […]

OAS and GECOM sign Observer Mission agreement for elections

The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) have signed an agreement on the Electoral Observation Process of the 2015 General and Regional Elections. The agreement was compiled by the OAS. The signing took place on Wednesday when the OAS Chief of Mission, Ms. Lisa Shoman visited GECOM Secretariat and held discussions […]

Cabinet approved tax payer funding for PPP North American campaign trips

The Government’s Chief Spokesman Dr. Roger Luncheon has admitted that recent campaign trips to North America by members of the government and the governing party were all funded by taxpayers following cabinet’s approval. Last week a number of government Ministers joined former President Bharrat Jagdeo and People’s Progressive Party Prime Ministerial Candidate Elisabeth Harper on […]

LGBT Community wants its issues addressed by campaigns

As political leaders continue with their nationwide campaign in the lead up to the May 11 polls, members of the local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender – LGBT – community are calling attention to the important issues that affect them. The LGBT community does not only want assurances that their issues will be addressed when the […]

Jagdeo slapped with private criminal charges over Babu John “racially divisive” speech

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo has been summoned to appear in court over allegedly making “racially divisive” statements at the Babu John memorial for late President Cheddi Jagan. The private criminal charges were filed against the former President by Attorney and Financial Analyst Christopher Ram. Jagdeo has been summoned to appear in court on April 20, […]

We presented a list of integrity -Granger

Presidential Candidate of the APNU+AFC coalition David Granger believes the coalition is on its way to victory and he is convinced that the group has handed in a list of integrity. The coalition was swarmed with hundreds of supporters on Tuesday as leaders and supporters marched from the Square of the Revolution. There were shouts […]