Daily Archives: Monday, 30 December 2019, 21:29

PPP prime ministerial candidate may be selected by weekend

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 0:31 by Writer The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) was Monday expected to begin high-level meetings to consider its pick from among at least three nominees for the post of prime ministerial candidate, the party’s General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo said. He told a news conference that if the PPP’s parliamentarians and Central Committee ...

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PPP wants second round of house-to-house verification of ‘not-found’ new registrants

Last Updated on Monday, 30 December 2019, 17:05 by Writer General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday said his party wants the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to conduct another round of house-to-house verification in a last ditch effort to find 6,534 registrants before the final voters’ list is prepared. “There could be a process ...

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BREAKING: Occupant collapses, dies as fire engulfs house on Princes Street, Wortmanville

Last Updated on Monday, 30 December 2019, 16:53 by Writer A tenant collapsed and subsequently died as he saw fire destroying the house in which he lived on Princes Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown. Dead is Garvin Northe. He is reportedly a driver at the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs. Eyewitnesses said Northe was returning home when he saw the house on fire. ...

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Former Health Minister Blackman released from US prison, returns to Guyana

Last Updated on Monday, 30 December 2019, 11:41 by Writer Former Guyana Minister of Health. Dr. Noel Blackman has been released from a United States (US) prison and had returned to his home country ahead of the completion of his 50-month sentence for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, a controlled substance. He was sighted leaving a popular Main Street, Georgetown cafeteria ...

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