Daily Archives: Monday, 2 March 2020, 23:34

President denies cancelling elections, appeals for calm, expects APNU+AFC victory

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 6:26 by Writer President David Granger on Monday appealed for calm, in the wake of a few instances of electoral-related unrest, and at the same time he expected his A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) to win the general and regional council elections. “We are appealing to our supporters, now that ...

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Several arrested near St. Ambrose School polling place

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 6:29 by Writer Several men, who are believed to be licensed firearm holders, were arrested Monday night after they were trying to accompany a People’s Progressive Party (PPP) representative to follow the Statements of Poll and the Deputy Returning Officer, party officials said. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Police Commissioner, Edgar Thomas said the ...

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Riot police called out at Mon Repos to quell election tension

Last Updated on Monday, 2 March 2020, 19:06 by Writer The polls in Guyana’s general elections were expected to officially close at 6 o’clock Monday evening, but after largely peaceful voting during most of the day riot police were called out at Mon Repos Village, East Coast Demerara, to keep two factions apart over allegations of electoral fraud. Riot police, ...

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