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Daily Archives: Thursday, 24 January 2019, 21:50

No Elections Commission decision on poll readiness; deadlock on voter list clean-up

Last Updated on Friday, 25 January 2019, 10:35 by Writer The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday failed to reach consensus on a timeframe for holding general elections, the result of the passage of the no-confidence motion in December, leaving the final decision up to the politicians. A major sticking point is whether a claims and objections period should ...

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More aircraft, boats for GDF; no place for low endurance soldiers – Granger

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 January 2019, 18:33 by Writer The Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, President David Granger, on Thursday announced that the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) would be getting more aircraft, including drones, this year. Addressing the opening of the 2019 Annual GDF Officers’ Conference, Granger said some of the GYD$14 billion allocated to the GDF this year ...

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Greenidge, US Deputy Secretary of State discuss Guyana’s “upcoming” general elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 January 2019, 18:42 by Writer Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge and United States Deputy¬†Secretary of State John J. Sullivan on Wednesday discussed Guyana’s “upcoming national elections” and security matters related to the political instability in neighbouring Venezuela, a State Department spokesman said. The Guyana Government has not definitively stated whether elections would be held this ...

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Harmon, PNCR support Granger for a second term

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 January 2019, 8:58 by Writer General Secretary of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon has endorsed President David Granger for a second term, days after the party officially announced that Granger would be contesting the next general elections. “It is with a deep sense of pride that I endorse David Arthur Granger to ...

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