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Tag Archives: Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR)

PNCR election results for top four are in; decrees Norton is presidential candidate, will “solely” decide on someone else

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Monday confirmed that incumbent party leader, Aubrey Norton was returned unopposed and the Chairman and two Vice Chairmen were re-elected. The 22nd Biennial Delegates Congress also passed a resolution that Mr Norton “shall be the party’s presidential candidate for the next General and Regional elections” and only he could decide whether someone else ...

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PNCR poised to declare results for four top posts

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) was late Sunday night expected to declare the results of its internal elections for at least four top posts including leader for which incumbent leader Aubrey Norton is expected to be declared winner, Congress Administrator Sherwyn Benjamin said. PNCR member, Mervyn Williams said the last vote was cast at 8:38 p.m., marking the close ...

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PNCR promises youths money-for-training, “significant” cost of living grant

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Friday promised that 50,000 youths would receive GY$50,000 monthly while they are being trained to create employment if that party is elected to office in next year’s general and regional elections. “We intend, in government, to execute our 50/50 youth programme, in which we will give 50,000 youths $50,000 a month while training ...

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BREAKING: High Court refuses to block holding of PNCR Congress

Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Friday dismissed applications for injunctions to block the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) from holding its internal elections for leader and members of the Central Executive Committee (CEC). “I am not satisfied that there is enough evidence to suspend or to injunct the holding of the Congress,” she said. The Notice of Application has no merit, ...

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Forde, Walton-Desir “suspend” campaign for PNCR leadership

Attorneys-at-Law Roysdale Forde and Amanza Walton-Desir, who accepted nominations for the position of leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) suspended their campaign citing massive irregularities, on the eve of the start of their party’s three-day congress slated for June 28 to 30. Their announcement came hours before the High Court was Friday due to consider applications for injunctions ...

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High Court asked to stop PNCR Congress in interest of reform, ending division; PPP, PNC named in related lawsuit on preventing unfair elections from infecting general elections

A High Court action was Wednesday filed to block the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) from holding its 22nd Biennial Delegates Congress, including its internal elections for the post of leader and members of the Central Executive Committee (CEC), saying that preparations violate its rules and this will ultimately infect Guyana’s general and regional elections. A second inter-related ground-breaking lawsuit ...

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BREAKING: PNCR General Secretary resigns, complains of poor preparation for Congress, lack of financial accountability

Four days before the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) is scheduled to hold its June 28-30 Biennial Congress, that party’s General Secretary Dawn Hastings-Williams on Monday resigned from her position, complaining bitterly about poor preparations for the highest decision-making forum are way off mark. “With all the administrative task that has to be undertaken by the secretariat, I believe that ...

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PNCR’s Committee of Elders to investigate Vanessa Kissoon’s sexual harassment allegation against Aubrey Norton

Even as People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) member, Vanessa Kissoon is reportedly reluctant to report that she was allegedly sexually harassed by party leader, Aubrey Norton, a committee of elders has been called in to investigate the claim. “The executive member, at this time, is not inclined to take such measures,” PNCR Central Executive Committee member, Volda Lawrence said in ...

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Aubrey Norton gets overwhelming majority of nominations for PNCR leader; Forde focussing on validation of members

Incumbent leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Monday secured the highest number of nominations compared to his rivals, Roysdale Forde and Amanza Walton-Desir, but Mr Forde signaled that his team would be paying keen attention to the validation of groups. The PNCR’s Congress is scheduled for June 28 to 30. Mr Forde vowed that ‘strict’ ...

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PNCR, other parties divided over validity of APNU Council meeting

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) is rejecting claims by four small political parties that it is no longer in the leadership of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) because the party did not attend last Thursday’s council meeting and elections. Under APNU’s banner, the group issued a statement saying that Mr Vincent Henry was elected Chairman at the meeting ...

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