Daily Archives: Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 21:51

Civil society organisations signal to Granger, Jagdeo time for “inclusive governance”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 9:44 by Writer Hours before President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo are due to meet on Wednesday, 13 civil society organisations met on Tuesday to address their deep concerns over the current political situation and called for their involvement in the process. In a joint statement they said the meeting noted ...

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City businessman denies accusing ANUG steering committee members of being dual citizens

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 18:10 by Writer In the wake of his resignation from A New and United Guyana (ANUG) political party, city businessman Terrence Campbell said Tuesday he was harshly criticised for saying three other party executive members are dual citizens and denies ever leveling such a claim. “It is a sad misinterpretation of the wording ...

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GECOM Chairman sick leave extended; Constitution provides for temporary chair

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 17:41 by Writer As the Guyana President and the Opposition Leader prepare to hold talks on Wednesday on the contentious no-confidence motion, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman’s sick leave has been extended following medical advice. “Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Retired Justice James Patterson has informed that his medical leave has ...

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Thieves tie up guards, cart off safe from NIS Melanie Damishana office, return gun, keep bullets

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 11:17 by Writer Thieves early Tuesday morning tied up two guards at the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) branch at Melanie Damishana, East Coast Demerara, and carted off a safe containing GYD$600,000, police said. A Guyana Police Force officer said three men tied up the guards, took away a firearm belonging to one of ...

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