Daily Archives: Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 17:15

Lawyer asks Court of Appeal to step in and set election date timeframe

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 18:09 by Writer As the 90-day deadline for early elections triggered by a no-confidence motion is set to expire next week, the Guyana Court of Appeal was Wednesday asked to set a new period within which the polls must be held. Attorney-at-Law, Kamal Ramkarran, who is representing political commentator Christopher Ram in a ...

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President asks GECOM for work programme to fix election date

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 17:52 by Writer President David Granger Wednesday wrote to Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice (Ret’d) James Patterson requesting that the Commission present him with a work programme in the shortest possible time. In his missive to Justice Patterson, the President noted it is essential that he is informed of the ...

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United States points to “genuinely free and fair elections”; Guyana reiterates “non-interference”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 20:28 by Writer Newly-appointed United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch on Wednesday said the US would back free and fair general and regional elections. “Moving forward, we will continue to encourage genuinely free and fair elections, freedom of speech and assembly, multiparty representation and a constitutional judiciary process,” she said immediately ...

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Senior Counsel Miles Fitzpatrick dies

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 11:20 by Denis Chabrol Prominent Senior Counsel and former politician, Miles Fitzpatrick died Tuesday night at his residence after a period of illness, his son Garry Fitzpatrick confirmed. He was 83 years old. No date has been set yet for his final rites, but his son said “we’re going to have a public ...

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