Daily Archives: Thursday, 9 January 2020, 19:56

ANUG and FED-UP coalesce; Change Guyana, Citizenship Initiative still in talks

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 January 2020, 20:49 by Writer Two of Guyana’s small political parties, A New and United Guyana (ANUG) and Federal United Party (FED-UP) are coalescing to contest the March 2, 2020 general elections, according to FED-UP executive member Chandra Sohan. Sohan told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News that voters would have to look ...

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Parties already lining up for Nomination Day; major changes expected in APNU+AFC list

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 January 2020, 20:35 by Writer Friday is Nomination Day for general elections that are less than 60 days away. Already, parties are lining up outside Umana Yana in Kingston, Georgetown, where they will be submitting candidates from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Traditionally, City Hall has been the seat for Nomination Day but due ...

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Free education, other promises will be phased in because Granger administration is “splurging” funds -Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 January 2020, 17:49 by Writer General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC), Bharrat Jagdeo said Thursday that if his party wins the March 2020 general elections, it would be hard-pressed to deliver swiftly on all of its promises because the Granger administration has been spending billions of dollars hoping to win votes. ...

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Police on hunt for Turkish former boss of Princess Ramada Hotel

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 January 2020, 17:42 by Writer Former General Manager of the Princess Ramada Hotel, Ugur Turetgen is wanted by Guyanese police to assist their probe into alleged fraud and immigration violation. No details were provided. Turetgen’s last known address was given by police as Track ‘B’ Block ‘Z’, Providence, East Bank Demerara which is the same ...

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East Demerara road will eventually be extended to Rosignol

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 January 2020, 17:39 by Writer The Guyana government has received an extension on a loan from the Exim Bank of India for the East Coast Demerara road to be widened and upgraded all the way to Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson says. Government’s Department of Public Information reported that the decision ...

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CJI Airport silent on cause of water disruption resulting in unflushed toilets

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 January 2020, 17:28 by Writer The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Thursday morning remained silent on the cause of water disruption that resulted in many unflushed and dirty toilets, even as the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) did not take any blame for the problem. “On January 8th 2019, CJIA’s water supply was disrupted resulting in ...

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