Governing coalition partners APNU and the AFC differ on when negotiations for a revised Cummingsburg Accord are expected to wrap up, with the AFC saying that Monday will be the last meeting between the two electoral allies while APNU has indicated that talks are likely to conclude before the end of the year.
Former Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Thursday announced that he is no longer a citizen of the United States of America (USA).
Although he ended union representation at his Pegasus Hotel back in 2010 following a bitter fallout with the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union (CCWU), Change Guyana presidential candidate and hotelier, Robert Badal says that he wants to make clear that he is not anti-union.
The 42-day Objection period of the 2019 Claims and Objections period ended on Monday with in excess of 13,000 objections lodged to the Preliminary Voters List (PVL).
The Change Guyana party yesterday announced that it would make sweeping across-the-board tax cuts should it be elected into office but it could not immediately say what measures would be implemented to cushion the likely deficits in revenue that would be created.
Migration, death, and even imprisonment are among the reasons why some city residents on the national register have not collected identification cards from the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), a check by this newspaper has found.
The deadline given to the Alliance for Change’s negotiators by its constituency for a new Cummingsburg Accord with APNU expired yesterday but having failed to reach consensus on the proposed terms, the two governing coalition partners will have a final meeting on Thursday which will “ultimately decide” if they split for the 2020 General Elections, sources say.
Chairwoman of the Guyana Elections Com-mission (GECOM), Justice Claudette Singh, says GECOM is anticipating the assistance of two experts from Ghana and India.
Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield has acknowledged that the commission staff was at fault in the granting of controversial proxies during the November 15, 2018 Local Government Elections (LGE).
The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has published a list of 18,512 registrants whose existence it is seeking to verify owing to their failure to uplift identification cards.
The Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) plans to use any influence it gains at the March 2020 elections to force a renegotiation oil production contracts and to push for environmental protection initiatives.
Recognising that its supporters from the East Coast of Demerara played a vital role during the 2015 elections, the Alliance For Change (AFC) has opened a campaign office at Lusignan.
None of the roughly 19,000 persons who didn’t uplift their ID cards from the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will be prevented from voting.
Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield yesterday said that while as of December 31st, 2019, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will no longer possess the funds it needs to conduct elections on March 2nd, Finance Minister Winston Jordan has assured the Commission that the monies will be provided.
The Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) has decided against joining with another party at the moment as it believes it is in the nation’s interest to have a “balancing” third force, according to Chairman and presidential candidate Lenox Shuman.
GECOM is set to pave the way for persons who have not collected their identification cards to vote on elections day provided they take along additional identification, sources at the Commission say.
Efforts to have the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) reverse a decision to exclude from the Official List of Electors (OLE) those persons who have not collected their Identification cards have failed.
The Change Guyana party yesterday detailed plans to reform the Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL), which includes privatising the utility company and transitioning it from fossil fuel use, in order to deliver on a promise to ensure blackouts become a thing of the past for customers.
The claims aspect of the claims and objections process for the upcoming general and regional elections, which are slated for March 2nd, 2020, concluded last evening.
The Alliance For Change (AFC) is anticipating that consensus on the terms of a new Cummingsburg Accord could be reached by the end of this week with its coalition partner A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and has set next Sunday as the date by which that agreement would be signed.