Daily Archives: Sunday, 3 March 2019, 19:18

PPP elections commissioners demand withdrawal of GECOM’s house-to-house registration ads

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2019, 21:00 by Writer The three Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-backed elections commissioners on Sunday called on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to withdraw advertisements for staff to conduct house-to-house registration. The commissioners – Bibi Shadick, Robeson Benn and Sase Gunraj – insisted that the seven-member Commission never voted to conduct house-to-house registration. “The ...

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Ramjattan assures any elections violence will be quelled; smooth transition if PPP wins; Rohee warns “be careful with the guarantees you’re giving”

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2019, 20:15 by Denis Chabrol Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan has promised that police would not shoot any protesters and would instead do all it can to maintain peace during and after elections including a smooth change of government if the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is voted back into office. “We gonna try ...

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OPINION: The constitutional crisis is really a deep political crisis rife with ethno-political implications

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2019, 17:59 by Writer By David Hinds Many people are sweating over the impending “constitutional crisis” on March 19. My view is that there is already a constitutional crisis—the two political titans are interpreting the constitution differently. Since constitutions by their very nature are not as explicit as other documents, this disagreement is to ...

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RUSAL suspends Guyana operations, moves equipment to warehouse for protection

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2019, 17:40 by Writer Russian aluminum giant, RUSAL, has suspended bauxite production in Guyana and moved its equipment to a warehouse for protection, the Russian news agency, Sputnik, reported Sunday. “At the moment, the activities of the mining department are still suspended; equipment has been moved to a warehouse and is under protection,” the ...

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Two East Coast Demerara residents die in minibus accident, several others injured

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 March 2019, 17:19 by Denis Chabrol Two residents of Vigilance and Haslington villages, East Coast Demerara, died in a minibus accident Sunday morning on the Success Public Road, police said. Dead are 58-year old Denise Cully of 89 Vigilance and 59-year old Patricia Ellis of 30 Haslington. Police said there was no trace of alcohol ...

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