GECOM’s legal opinion being pushed aside
Politics

GECOM’s legal opinion being pushed aside

Discussions on the legal opinion offered by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) legal officer of the need to update the voters’ list are being pushed aside even as the possible need for early elections loom larger by the day. At the conclusion of GECOM’s statutory meeting on Tuesday, Government-nominated Commissioner Vincent Alexander informed the media… […]

Prisoners charged for assaulting each other
Crime

Prisoners charged for assaulting each other

Two female prisoners were Tuesday charged after they assaulted and wounded each other during an altercation at the East La Penitence Police Station Holding Centre. The duo made their appearance before Georgetown Magistrate Faith McGusty where they both denied the charge. The women are Savita Persaud, who is currently on remand for two counts of… […]

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Politics

Dazzell under more fire at GECOM

…accused of misleading CCJ on the commission’s representation GUYANA Elections Commission (GECOM) Legal Officer, Attorney-at-Law, Excellence Dazzell, reportedly misinformed the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), on the commission’s position in the consolidated appeals to the Court of Appeal’s decision to invalidate the no-confidence motion brought against government last December. This new claim was made public […]

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Politics

Asphalt paving begins on Lethem road

RESIDENTS of Lethem, Region Nine, are in high spirits and have heaped praise on the government for newly-paved roads in the hinterland community. On Monday, pictures of a paved main road in Lethem were circulated on social media network – Facebook, with many of its users welcoming the long-awaited change from the usual red loom, […]

Young entrepreneurs get $4M stimulus grants
Politics

Young entrepreneurs get $4M stimulus grants

SEVENTY-FIVE young people from North Pakaraima, Region Eight, received close to $4 million in grants to boost their already-established businesses, which include grocery shops, lumbering, furniture-making and chicken, fish and cattle raring. Drawn from 10 communities in the Potaro-Siparuni region, 11 youths are from Sandhill, three from Kamana, 13 from Waipa, nine from Kaibarupai, five […]