Desist from disorderly behaviour
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Desist from disorderly behaviour

— gov’t urges citizens, maintains there is no ‘constitutional crisis’ AFFIRMING that no “constitutional crisis” is looming, the government has called on citizens to desist from disorderly behavior and let good sense prevail despite the opposition leader’s attempt to escalate political tension. Subsequent to receiving correspondence from Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chair (ret’d) Justice James […]

Police Commissioner warns law breakers
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Police Commissioner warns law breakers

COMMISSIONER of Police, Leslie James, has advised that, as Guyana awaits the decision of the Court of Appeal regarding the no-confidence motion, anyone found in breach of the law, by disturbing the current calm in society, will be dealt with accordingly. The announcement came on Thursday as the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on social media […]

Clothes vendor shot execution-style
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Clothes vendor shot execution-style

POLICE are investigating the murder of Collis Collison, 26, a clothes vendor of Lot 68 William Street, Kitty, Georgetown, who was shot on Thursday at Bar Street, Albouystown, Georgetown. Enquiries disclosed that the victim was standing at Bar Street, Albouystown, when the suspect approached with a firearm, shot him and fled the scene. The victim […]

Carter Center urges Parliament meets today
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Carter Center urges Parliament meets today

— says political leaders must find solutions to challenges AS the Court of Appeal prepares to hand down its decision today, the Carter Center is calling on Guyana’s political leaders to arrive at a consensus on a date for election in the event the court upholds the no-confidence motion against the government. As the clock […]

Create a united Guyana
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Create a united Guyana

— Greenidge urges Phagwah celebrants MINISTER of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge has called on all Guyanese to use the values of the Hindu festival of Phagwah to create a stronger and united Guyana. Speaking at the annual Phagwah celebration organised by the Indian High Commission, at the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), Greenidge said Phagwah […]

PPP/C promises rejuvenation of affected communities – Ali
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PPP/C promises rejuvenation of affected communities – Ali

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali has promised a complete rejuvenation of communities across Guyana, which were affected in some way by the closure of the sugar estates. Thousands of persons lost their livelihoods as a result of the lay-offs. During a meeting with residents of Belle Vue on the West Bank of… […]

President Granger to announce elections date soon
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President Granger to announce elections date soon

President David Granger has written Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to inform him that he will be announcing a date for General and Regional Elections soon. In a letter dated March 20, 2019, Minister of State Joseph Harmon related that “…the President intends to shortly name a date for General and Regional elections in Guyana within… […]

Opposition Leader says Govt conspiring with GECOM to rig elections
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Opposition Leader says Govt conspiring with GECOM to rig elections

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has accused the coalition Government of conspiring with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to rig the next General and Regional Elections, based on their insistence to replace the current voters’ list through house-to-house registration. Addressing his weekly press conference on Wednesday, Jagdeo said his party has made several proposals to put… […]

Govt refuses to recognise its illegality post March 21
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Govt refuses to recognise its illegality post March 21

The A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Administration is refusing to accept that it will become illegal today after it failed to follow the process as stipulated by the Constitution of Guyana in instances where a no-confidence motion is passed against the Government. The refusal to accept this was posited by both Minister… […]

President to name elections date
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President to name elections date

…Min Harmon says Jagdeo written on decision THE President has written the Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo, to inform him that he is prepared to name a date within the confines of the advice of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) who relayed the commission’s ability to hold elections no earlier than […]