Daily Archives: July 27, 2019

Guyana Politics: Irfaan Ali’s candidacy is not diminished by fraud charges – says Jagdeo

PPP Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali

During a press conference, yesterday, Jagdeo said that Ali is still a good candidate because the voters know that the charges brought before him were fueled by ulterior motives.

“People know,” Jagdeo said. “People understand that these are politically motivated; done by an agency that is corrupt.”      Continue reading

Guyana Elections: Legal challenge to House-to-House could end up with the CCJ – PNCR

 Bharrat Jagdeo

Christopher Ram

Winston Jordan

A Conservatory Order has been requested by Attorney-at-law, Christopher Ram, to halt the process of House-to-House registration, which started on Saturday July 20, 2019. But so far, Chief Justice Roxane George has refused to grant the order, indicating that there is not enough evidence to do so.    Continue reading

PPP stages countrywide protests against House-to-House registration

 – Intensifies call for elections by September 18

Scenes from yesterday’s protests Georgetown

Scenes from yesterday’s protests Lethem

The protests were staged in Georgetown, Linden, Lethem, Port Kaituma, Anna Regina, Coldingen, Corriverton, New Amsterdam, La Grange, and Bartica.

Opposition member and former Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, who was on the frontline of the Georgetown protests.        Continue reading

Guyana Elections: GECOM’s Lowenfield ‘might have been misquoted’ on voters’ list


  Keith Lowenfield

During a PNC press conference, yesterday, Finance Minister Winston Jordan was reminded that the Government and, by extension, the PNC have staunchly purported that House-to-House Registration is the only process that can produce a credible list for General and Regional Elections.  Continue reading

BREXIT Or  NEXTIT: OBSTRUCTION OF DEMOCRACY – By Yvonne Sam

  By Yvonne Sam

Missing is the global outrage over the refusal to execute Brexit ..

Britain’s Brexit process has morphed into a full–blown Shakespearean tragedy, full of treason and criminality and thankfully sans sex. The United Kingdom of Great Britain came into being on May 1, 1707,– the sequelae of Acts of Union being passed by the Parliaments of England and Scotland to ratify the 1706 Treaty of Union and thereby unite the two kingdoms.

Additionally it also takes pride of place as being among one of the oldest standing democracies in the world. On Thursday 23 June, 2016, voting took place in Great Britain to decide whether the country should leave or remain in the European Union. Leave won by 51.9% to 48.1%.      Continue reading

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