Daily Archives: Monday, 4 February 2019, 17:55

Venezuelans in makeshift houses on East Coast Demerara seashore to be removed

Last Updated on Monday, 4 February 2019, 18:34 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese authorities were Monday preparing to relocate a number of persons believed to be Venezuelans who have set up makeshift houses along the seashore at Non Pariel, East Coast Demerara. The Ministry of the Presidency said the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) were “standing by ...

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International pressure mounts on Guyana over no-confidence motion

Last Updated on Monday, 4 February 2019, 17:40 by Writer A day after the Guyana Government deemed the United Nations (UN) position on the no-confidence motion “premature”, the European Union on Monday called for the swift filing and hearing of an appeal to the High Court’s decision that the motion was validly passed. “The Delegation of the European Union welcomes ...

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General elections could be held earliest in July – GECOM technical experts

Last Updated on Monday, 4 February 2019, 17:25 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) technical experts have advised the seven-member commissioners that the earliest general elections could be held is July 2019, with the other option being in another four to six months after house-to-house registration is completed. Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield told reporters Monday that he presented ...

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Granger praises Harmon’s “energy and vision”

Last Updated on Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:36 by Writer President David Granger on Sunday sought to dispel talk that he has not been on the best of terms with Minister of State Joseph Harmon over the past several months. Addressing supporters at the official opening of the brand new Region 3 headquarters of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), the ...

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