According to Elections Commissioner Vincent Alexander, GECOM has received a request to approve proxy votes for the hundreds of Guyanese currently working on ExxonMobil’s offshore oil platform.
The incumbent A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) coalition has promised to optimise the sugar industry to ensure job retention if re-elected.
At least seven of the nine political parties contesting the March 2nd general and regional elections have agreed to participate in a non-partisan candidates’ forum being held by the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) in collaboration with the National Toshaos’ Council (NTC).
Seeking re-election after almost five years in office, the governing APNU+AFC yesterday presented its 2020 elections manifesto, which President David Granger called a “contract” with the people for the next five years and beyond.
Assuring voters that they would never join APNU+AFC or the PPP/C for government positions but will work for unity, the three small parties which have joined their lists in a ground-breaking move yesterday set out how they would share any seats won at the March 2nd general elections.
Co-Chair of the APNU+AFC campaign Joseph Harmon yesterday denied that the incumbent is using state resources as part of its re-election efforts.
Nearly two years after it was first proposed by the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), a system of Direct Cash Transfers has found favour with the incumbent A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC).
Dear Editor, When we launched The Citizenship Initiative (TCI), one of the first things we called for was for there to be debates among the presidential candidates vying for elections.
Dear Editor, Once we Guyanese have turned our hostile, tense society for a more accommodating culture, particularly during the ‘silly seasons’, there will be room for more give and take politics, more room for cordial exchanges.
The 11 political parties, which have been approved to contest the March 2, 2020 elections, yesterday signed a Code of Conduct under the auspices of the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC).
Another call has been made for the legal framework to be put place to ensure persons with disabilities (PWDs) can independently exercise their right to vote if that is their choice.
Aiming to change the quality of life for Guyanese, newcomer to the political arena, Change Guyana presidential candidate, Robert Badal, on Tuesday unveiled his party’s manifesto, which he said focuses heavily on “putting more money in your pockets.”
Voters will soon be able to find their polling stations online as the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has approved the list of 2,352 locations for publication.
Presidential Candidate of A New United Guyana (ANUG), Ralph Ramkarran has said that those who applied for a change of address and did not receive it should be officially informed by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) of this situation.
PPP/C Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali on Saturday evening promised to revitalise agriculture in Region Six if he is elected as the next president of Guyana.
To Region 10 where especially youth unemployment continues to be of concern, President David Granger last evening promised to not only bring a swift solution should he be re-elected at the March 2nd General and Regional Elections, but also empower youths across the country with entrepreneurial and technical skillsets among others.
People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate Irfaan Ali yesterday said that Region Three will undergo massive infrastructural transformation if he is elected to office.
Youth Challenge Guyana (YCG) yesterday said that it will observe the March 2nd, 2020 General and Regional Elections with a 50-member team.
The runway capacity of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) was tested when an Atlas Air (747-400) N475MC cargo aircraft landed at 6:15 am today with ballot papers from Canada.
General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday told supporters that should his party win the upcoming March 2 polls, it would immediately look at building the necessary infrastructure to bring natural gas onshore.