Daily Archives: Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 19:58

Update: GECOM decides to increase number of polling places after meeting PPP

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 20:18 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), by a majority decision on Tuesday, has instructed the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield to establish 12 additional polling places in order to address concerns by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) that there would be confusion and congestion on election day. Election Commissioners Sase ...

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Police seek legal advice on Gary Best in Jude Bentley road accident

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 19:57 by Denis Chabrol Seventeen days after a vehicle driven by former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best struck down and killed a cyclist, police on Tuesday submitted a file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice, a source disclosed. Relatives, friends and ...

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Caricom mounts 14-member election observer mission to Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 18:35 by Writer At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a 14-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) observer mission has begun arriving in Guyana to monitor next Monday’s general elections. In November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana, Dr Karen Cummings officially informed the Caricom Secretariat of President David Granger’s proclamation that ...

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OPINION: Private polling places: there should be none

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 14:53 by Writer by GHK Lall Are we mad? How long has this been allowed to exist? And how come nobody saw it fit to object strenuously and ceaselessly? I am talking about this matter involving private polling stations, as in the residences of individuals and families. At current count, they have been ...

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