Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 18:06 by GxMedia Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally on Saturday said official results of next Monday’s general and regional elections might be declared by next Tuesday or Wednesday. “If everything goes well…I am saying that Tuesday at very best Wednesday morning but more important you persons in the ...Read More »
Daily Archives: Saturday, 9 May 2015, 18:06
Mother, son shot in home invasion
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 13:06 by GxMedia A woman and her son were early Saturday morning shot and injured by armed bandits Police said about 2:45 AM Saturday May 09, 2015, three men, one of whom was armed with a handgun, broke into a home at Cadet Lane, South Ruimveldt, where they confronted Mai Venezuela, 39 years, and ...Read More »
Attorney Saphier Hussain’s small political party has big plans for UG
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 2:41 by GxMedia National Independent Party (NIP) Presidential Candidate Saphier Hussain says his party will work to grant the University of Guyana (UG) administrative and financial autonomy if it is voted into the National Assembly in the May 11th elections. Speaking to UG students in the George Walcott Lecture Thursday afternoon during a ...Read More »
OPINION: The reckless desperation of the ruling party: when cow ah guh a slaughterhouse….
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 2:05 by GxMedia The calls from various circles are for the cleaning up a real nasty campaign. Call again. Guyanese (and foreigners) can call again unsuccessfully, as one struggling, increasingly desperate side is not listening. For a frenzied PPP has accumulated a record of practiced malice that is premeditated and calculated; there is no ...Read More »
Let these be the last tribal elections- Human Rights Assoc.
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 1:56 by GxMedia There exists no compact between voters and candidates in our electoral system: we vote for lists of largely anonymous people. Voters are more influenced by what they see rather than what they hear or read and, regrettably, what they tend to see is race. To this extent our electoral system ...Read More »
Women and Gender Equality Commission speaks on Elections 2015
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 1:47 by GxMedia On the eve of Guyana’s Elections, the Women & Gender Equality Commission urges all the political parties and women in particular who are candidates to lead by example. They must demonstrate tolerance of opinions and perspectives and uphold with respect the freedom of association and the constitutional right of all ...Read More »
“Shalom” during election period from Roman Catholic Bishop Francis Alleyne
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 1:39 by GxMedia In the midst of all that is being said and done in the lead up to elections, I share some of my own thoughts. Let us greet Election Day and beyond with a “Shalom” – the Hebrew word that is most often translated to mean “peace” but from its roots ...Read More »
GDF soldiers being deployed for elections
Last Updated on Saturday, 9 May 2015, 1:34 by GxMedia Soldiers, trained in internal security, are being deployed across the country to support the police before, during and after elections in ensuring stability, the Guyana Defence Force said Friday night. “Currently, our troops are being deployed to various parts of the country to deal with any circumstance that require our ...Read More »