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Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

APNU/PNCR; AFC shrug off impact of LGE vote loss on 2020 general elections; PPP upbeat

Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence Tuesday afternoon down-played A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) loss of several seats on the Georgetown City Council at Monday’s general elections as an unhealthy sign going into Guyana’s next general elections due in another two years. “When you speak of so many seats with a turnout of that number, ...

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Guyana’s cross-dressing law unconstitutional- CCJ rules

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional. The law, Section 153(1)(xlvii) of the Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act, is to ...

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It’s Official: PPP clinches 7 seats; APNU 21; AFC 2 in Georgetown City Council

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has raked in seven seats in Georgetown,  with its closest rival,  A Partnership for National Unity (APNU),winning a total of 21 seats and the Alliance For Change  two seats, the Guyana Elections Commission said. In declaring the results for Georgetown, Returning Officer Duarte Hetsberger said PPP got four proportional and three constituency seats; APNU ...

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AFC almost demolished at Local Govt Election

The Alliance For Change (AFC) appeared to have been virtually  wiped out of the local government political landscape, leaving A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) trailing behind the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) overall in many key local authority areas. Unofficial results show the People’s National Congress Reform-backed APNU clinching almost all of the 15 constituency seats in Georgetown, Guyana’s capital. ...

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