Daily Archives: Friday, 24 January 2020, 22:50

Big turnout in Region Four key to election victory -Granger in appeal for heavy voting

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2020, 23:19 by Writer Presidential candidate for the incumbent A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), David Granger Friday night appealed to eligible voters in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) to ensure a more than 80 percent turnout at the polls on March 2, as he was dissatisfied with their participation in 2015. “Tonight, my ...

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PPP challenges GECOM explanation on changes to particulars of 91,000 voters

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2020, 14:04 by Writer The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has challenged the legal basis for the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) changing of particulars of 91,000 electors stemming from the July-August house-to-house registration exercise, disagreeing that the information is unintentionally incorrect. GECOM says the Commissioner of Registration, Keith Lowenfield, who is also the Chief ...

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Two students arrested for stabbing of Linden Foundation schoolmate

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2020, 22:55 by Writer Two students of the Linden Foundation Secondary School were Friday morning arrested in connection with the near fatal stabbing of one of their female schoolmates Thursday afternoon, police confirmed. Police were told that the incident occurred shortly after 3 pm outside the Linden Foundation Secondary School, in full view of ...

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RUSAL workers block Berbice river over layoff of 140 workers; union cites political interference

Last Updated on Saturday, 1 February 2020, 21:55 by Writer Workers at the Russian Aluminium (RUSAL)-controlled Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc. (BCGI) have blocked the upper Berbice River to demand the reinstatement of 140 workers who were laid off from Thursday and the settlement of other grievances, their union said. At a meeting called by the Chief Labour Officer and ...

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