Daily Archives: Monday, 30 September 2019, 23:59

Granger constitutionally declares March 2, 2020 as general elections date

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 7:33 by Writer Amid mounting international pressure to end “political uncertainty”, President David Granger at midnight Monday proclaimed March 2, 2020 as the date for general and regional council elections. “The President, by the power vested in him by Article 61 of the Constitution of Guyana, to by proclamation, appoint the day for ...

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GECOM revokes controversial claims and objections order and reverts to customary system

Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2019, 20:11 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Monday backed down from a gazetted plan for all eligible electors in the country to take their records to a commission location for verification, and instead reverted to the customary Claims and Objections process. GECOM Chairman, Justice (Rtd.) Claudette Singh’s National Registration (Residents) Order ...

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Police operations being regionalised

Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2019, 14:39 by Writer The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has begun realigning its operations in accordance with the country’s 10 administrative regions. Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan on Monday disclosed that the regionalisation of the police force is being gradually rolled out and will eventually be formally launched. He says divisional headquarters and living ...

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Gov’t “actively” considering proposed direct cash transfers of oil money to households – Foreign Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 4 October 2019, 7:38 by Writer Foreign Affairs Minister, Karen Cummings has said the Guyana government has been actively considering the Working People’s Alliance’s (WPA) proposal of direct cash transfers of some oil revenues to Guyana’s households. “I would say it’s in progress. We are still continuing how we are going to actually do this cash ...

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