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Daily Archives: August 31, 2018

Granger hints he’s available for 2020 general elections

President David Granger on Friday hinted that he would run again in 2020 for the nation’s top elected post if he is chosen. “I cannot answer the question at the present time. It is speculative. I’m a servant of my party¬† I’m a servant of the partnership, I’m a servant of the coalition and my duty is to serve and ...

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Granger prefers National Assembly to appoint GECOM; campaign financing, “ideas-sharing” could be added to agenda for talks with Jagdeo

President David Granger on Thursday signaled that he was open to adding reform of the Guyana Elections Commission and campaign financing to an agenda of proposed talks with Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, but already the Guyanese leader wants GECOM Commissioners to be appointed by the National Assembly. The President noted that ultimately there would be a role for the two ...

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Govt searching for more cash to pay teachers- Granger

President David Granger on Friday announced that a search has begun for more cash to make a higher pay offer and stave off an intensified strike by government-employed teachers. “The government is actively searching for fresh sources of funding to satisfy the teachers’ needs,” he said. So far, government’s offer of GY$700 million for salary increases for 2017 and GY$200 ...

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