Politics

PPP pickets GECOM demanding elections in March

With chants of “the clock is ticking”, scores of supporters of the opposition People’s Progressive Party protested on High Street today, pressing for elections within the next month. The protesters gathered at The Red House, armed themselves with placards then made their way as close as they could get to the head quarters of the […]

EU Delegation calls for Upholding of Constitution and Expediting of Court Cases

The Delegation of the European Union in Guyana in a statement today said that it continues to closely follow the developments after the no-confidence vote in the National Assembly on 21, December 2018. The Delegation is calling on all concerned bodies and stakeholders to “uphold the Constitution, respecting democratic procedures and the rule of law. Procedures […]

GECOM’s election timeline likely to go beyond March

Commissioners attached to the Guyana Elections Commission are set to meet tomorrow to further discuss preparations for regional and national elections. Today’s meeting was pushed back after the Commissioners were provided with documents from the GECOM secretariat about the possible timeline for regional and national elections. News Source understands that based on one of the […]

Jagdeo welcomes firing of SOCU Adviser and resignation of Deputy Head

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today welcomed the firing of the British Special Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit, Sam Sittlington and the resignation of the British Deputy Head of the same unit, Sheronie James. Sittlington’s contract was terminated by the British High Commission following revelations that he has registered a private fraud investigative company […]

BREAKING: British Government terminates contract with SOCU’s Advisor Sam Sittlington

The British Government has terminated the contract with British Financial Crimes Expert, Dr. Sam Sittlington, who served as a Special Advisor to the Special Organised Crime Unit of the Guyana Police Force. The decision was made this morning and later announced by the British High Commission in Guyana. “In light of information about Dr Sam […]