Daily Archives: Thursday, 30 May 2019, 22:14

Coalition stole PPP idea of free university education – Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2019, 22:13 by Writer Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday accused the governing coalition of stealing his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) idea to offer free university education if it wins the next general elections. A day after Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo told Essequibo Coast residents that he and President David Granger were examining ...

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Culpable City Hall officers won’t be fired; no documents handed over to Auditor General

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2019, 20:33 by Writer Even as the Local Government Commission (LGC) prepares to decide the fate of several Georgetown City Council officers against whom disciplinary action had been recommended by an inquiry, the administration is yet to hand over records to allow the Auditor General to conduct an audit into the financial dealings. LGC ...

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House to house registration to begin in three weeks

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2019, 20:12 by Writer A top administrative official of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) late Thursday afternoon disputed claims that there was a delay in the commencement of house-to-house registration due to procurement hiccups, and said that process is set to begin in another three weeks. The official explained that now that training of ...

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Start of house-to-house registration delayed

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2019, 20:13 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has pushed back its house-to-house registration exercise that was scheduled to begin this week, officials said Thursday. A senior official of the electoral management authority told Demerara Waves Online News that the delay was due to the procurement of materials not being finalised. Another source ...

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Senior Counsel Poonai files GYD$45m libel suit against Kaieteur News

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2019, 15:25 by Writer Senior Counsel Rajendra Nath Poonai has sued the privately-owned Kaieteur News newspaper for GYD$45 million for defaming him in an article that he was convicted of fraud in Canada. Already, the High Court has granted an injunction restraining the National Media and Publishing Company, which publishes the Kaieteur News, its ...

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