Daily Archives: Thursday, 3 February 2022, 21:17

Amended election laws should be used as “test run” in local government elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 February 2022, 21:44 by Writer Government says it wants a number of Guyana’s election laws amended in time for the holding of already overdue local government elections. “They will be crucial, we believe, for holding local government elections as a test run because many of the measures that we are putting in place in that ...

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Service commissions to be appointed after Guyana gets new opposition leader

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 February 2022, 21:49 by Writer Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo says that once a new Opposition Leader is in place, the government will be ready to establish several service commissions that constitutionally require consultations. With Mr. Joseph Harmon having resigned from the post of Opposition Leader, the People’s National Congress Reform-led opposition coalition is continuing internal ...

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Gov’t, opposition in bitter battle over state of sugar industry

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 February 2022, 21:59 by Writer The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Wednesday castigated the government for heavy investment in the sugar industry whose projected production is 65,000 tonnes this year, but the governing People’s Progressive Party Civic administration cited last year’s devastating flood as the major reason. APNU+AFC Juretha Fernandes ...

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