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Daily Archives: December 20, 2014

GUYANA: Opposition Leader dismisses calls for intensified street protests

Chairman of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger has dismissed suggestions that the opposition parliamentary coalition is weak because it has failed to pressure the government on the streets with intensified street protests. APNU’s second major constituent party, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), has repeatedly taken the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated coalition to task for taking a ...

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Low gold price continues to dent Guyana’s economy

Guyana’s declared gold production and exports have each slumped by more than 20 percent, due to the fall in the international price for the yellow metal during the year, according to the Guyana Gold Board. Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh during his half-year report has already revised downward the country’s economic growth for this year from 5.6 percent to 4.6 ...

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GUYANA: Elections likely in April or May, 2015

Guyanese could go to the polls around April or May next year, now that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has cut short the current cycle of registration by one month, according to a commission source and a political leader. The elections management agency announced on Saturday that the 7th Cycle of Continuous Registration would be brought to an end on ...

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