Daily Archives: Saturday, 14 July 2018, 20:04

“Who is mixed and who determines who is mixed?” ERC Chairman on PPP’s claim of almost 100 percent Afro-Guyanese at GECOM

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 July 2018, 20:29 by Denis Chabrol The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) is next week expected to begin probing allegations by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) that mostly Afro-Guyanese are being employed at the Guyana Elections Commission, but already the question is who is a pure race. “If the pie chart that I saw is ...

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GECOM Chairman stresses importance of free and fair elections

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 July 2018, 19:05 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), James Patterson on  Saturday underscored the importance of trained polling day staff to deliver free and fair elections. “One of the functions that must permeate GECOM and those who function in it, as for example you, is that you have to see ...

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Big drugs bust in wooden boat at Mon Repos; boat owner, wife arrested, Venezuelans wanted

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 July 2018, 17:25 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese man and his wife were early Saturday morning arrested in connection with the interception of more than 140 kilogrammes of cocaine aboard a wooden fishing vessel near the Mon Repos channel, East Coast Demerara, the Customs Anti- Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. The law enforcement unit said the arrested ...

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University of Guyana launches Alumni Associations in Toronto, London and Washington this month

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 July 2018, 20:15 by Denis Chabrol The University of Guyana (UG)  says it is is actively and intentionally reaching to embrace its own who are in the Diaspora with a series of strategic and structured events over this summer. UG will first rejuvenate the Toronto Guild of Graduates  on July 19 and  will launch an alumni association in London ...

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