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GECOM approves 11 parties to contest elections

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has approved 11 political parties to contest the March 2, 2020 elections, even as the elections management agency decides on what do with leader of the United Republican Party (URP), Dr Vishnu Bandhu who falsely declared that he is not a dual citizen, commissioners said Tuesday. GECOM spokeswoman, Yolanda Ward said nine of the 11 ...

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Bosai’s bauxite production halted, to be fined another GYD$1 million

Bosai Minerals Group Co., China’s largest bauxite producer that is operating in Linden, is set to be fined at least another GYD$1 million, the second such fine in about one month as a breach in its tailings pond caused flooding of several houses downslope, the Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Vincent Adams said Monday. When contacted, ...

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APNU+AFC targets 40-seat victory in March polls on record of achievements

City Mayor, Ubraj Narine Monday night said the governing A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) wants to win the upcoming general elections by 40 seats, even as other coalition speakers listed a series of achievements to justify their party’s re-election. Addressing about 100 persons in Tiger Bay/West End, a depressed Georgetown community nestled in between Rosemary Lane and ...

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Christian political party calls for return of death penalty, cat-o’-nine tails to fight crime

The People’s Republic Party (PRP), a mainly Christian political party, says if it gets its way in the governance of Guyana, it will bring back the death penalty and flogging to help stem killings and other serious crimes. “It will be a means of deterring people from going down that line,” PRP Leader, Timothy Norton said, while recalling that the ...

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PPPC’s Mark Phillips, APNU+AFC’s Winston Jordan differ on bonus for joint services

Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Sunday night promised police and soldiers that they would once again get their one-month tax-free bonus salary and a well-equipped police force to fight crime if the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) wins the March general elections. “We will return the payment of bonus to ...

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PPP’s Mark Phillips slams Joseph Harmon over racial remark

The prime ministerial candidate for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips on Sunday fired back at General Secretary of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon for suggesting he is a token Black because he is on the PPP’s slate. Addressing thousands of supporters at a rally in Albion, Corentyne, Berbice, Phillips said everyone is free ...

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Nigel Hinds withdraws as Change Guyana candidate because he needs his US citizenship for medical reasons

Nigel Hinds on Sunday announced his withdrawal as a candidate for Change Guyana because he is not prepared to give up his American citizenship due to a health condition. Noting that Guyana’s constitution prohibits dual citizens from contesting general and regional elections, he said he needs to seek further medical treatment in the United States. Following is the full text ...

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Political party threatens land occupation in Region 4

The Organisation for the Victory of the People (OVP) political party hopes to take control of the Region 4 (Demerara-Mahaica) council in the hope of securing land distribution or it would urge Guyanese to occupy lands. Presidential candidate, Gerry Perreira told reporters on Nominations Day said if his party gains electoral control of that Region 4 Council, it would demand ...

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Prominent Guyanese surgeon Dr Bud Lee dies

Prominent and highly-respected Guyanese surgeon, Dr. Wallace Irving ‘Bud’ Lee died Saturday at Woodlands Hospital which he co-founded, the Head of the Guyana Medical Council Dr. Navin Rambarran confirmed. Dr Lee was 87 years old. His passing has plunged the medical fraternity into mourning. Dr. Madan Rambarran, who was associated with Dr. Lee for several years, was saddened at the ...

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