Daily Archives: Monday, 20 April 2015, 20:34

GECOM agrees to number of polling stations

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015, 20:34 by GxMedia The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Monday announced that there would be 2,299 polling stations across the country for the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections. The elections management authority said that of that number 166 of the stations would be at private residences. GECOM said that information was ...

Read More »

Three PPP supporters injured after Albion rally; police appeal for tolerance

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015, 19:54 by GxMedia The Guyana Police Force Monday afternoon confirmed that several persons were injured when unidentified persons hurled missiles at a vehicle that was transporting persons from the People’s Progressive Party Civic’s (PPPC) rally at Albion. “Two women were struck to their head and shoulder, respectively, and a female child was struck ...

Read More »

Barry Dataram, three others charged with cocaine trafficking

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015, 18:09 by GxMedia A Guyanese man, wanted by the United States (US) to face narcotics charges, was among  four persons refused bail for allegedly being in possession of 100 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Dataram and a number of other persons were arrested on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 661 ...

Read More »

Jagdeo absent from court for private criminal charge

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015, 14:14 by GxMedia Former President Bharrat Jagdeo was a no-show at the Whim Magistrates’ Court on Monday to answer a private criminal charge of uttering racially divisive remarks. At least 100 supporters of the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) stood outside the  Whim Magistrates’ Court.  While they cleared the way for Attorney-at-Law, Christopher ...

Read More »

PPPC warns of “big trouble” if opposition attempts to rig elections

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015, 4:20 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Sunday urged supporters to turn out in large numbers to vote and warned the opposition that any attempt to derail the May 11, 2015 general elections would result in “big trouble.” Addressing thousands of party faithful at Albion, East Berbice, PPP General Secretary Clement ...

Read More »

PPP, AFC+APNU compete for hearts and minds on sugar, Jaganite politics

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:17 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Sunday competed with the opposition coalition for space over the future of the ailing sugar industry and credibility surrounding the Jaganite brand of politics. Against the backdrop of A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) promising that it would not close ...

Read More »