Daily Archives: Thursday, 19 September 2019, 20:09

Coalition will accept general election results and won’t tolerate political unrest- Granger

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 22:09 by Writer Granger reacts to heckling: “I hope that the intellectual authors of the disorder would be able to stop what they have started.” Jagdeo to Granger: “ I don’t give a damn about your threat.” President David Granger on Thursday promised that the governing coalition would accept the results of the ...

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President to discuss GECOM February 2020 election readiness with Cabinet; rejects foreign diplomats’ claim of breached constitution

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2019, 18:16 by Writer The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh on Thursday informed President David Granger that that elections management authority would be in a position to conduct general and regional council elections by the end of February, 2020. Opposition People’s Progressive Party elections Commissioner Sase Gunraj confirmed ...

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PPP supporters disrupt Granger’s address at luncheon

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2019, 17:44 by Writer Several People’s Progressive Party (PPP) supporters on Thursday heckled President David Granger and raised placards as he delivered an address on the political situation to a private sector luncheon. Senior police officers, including Divisional Police Commander Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman persuaded the protesters to leave the Essequibo Room at the ...

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US, UK, Europe say Granger gov’t breached constitution

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2019, 17:59 by Writer The United Kingdom, United States and the European Union said the government has breached the constitution by not calling general elections before September 18. “We deeply regret that, by surpassing September 18, the Government is currently in breach of the Constitution following its failure to adhere to the decisions of ...

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PPP supporters block gov’t minister from entering Pegasus hotel for presidential engagement

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2019, 17:17 by Writer Opposition People’s Progressive Party supporters accosted and sought to block at least one government minister from entering the Pegasus Hotel where President David Granger was expected to address a private sector luncheon. Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson was unable to access the south-western gate to the hotel because it ...

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