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Letter: A blatant misrepresentation of the ruling from the acting Chief Justice

Dear Editor, A statement released by the Ministry of the Presidency on Thursday (October 19, 2017) sought to explain the basis on which President David Granger moved to unilaterally appoint the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), in the person of retired Justice, James Patterson. The statement from the Ministry of the Presidency said: “The Head of State placed ...

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Letter: A blatant misrepresentation of the ruling from the acting Chief Justice

Dear Editor, A statement released by the Ministry of the Presidency on Thursday (October 19, 2017) sought to explain the basis on which President David Granger moved to unilaterally appoint the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), in the person of retired Justice, James Patterson. The statement from the Ministry of the Presidency said: “The Head of State placed ...

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Opposition calls out state media for ‘misleading’ information on GECOM nominees

The Office of the Opposition Leader is condemning as ‘misleading and deliberate,’ information published by the state-owned Guyana Chronicle purporting that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Commissioner for the PPP/C Bibi Shadick and two other persons were nominees for the post of GECOM Chairperson. Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo According to the Opposition Leader Dr Bharat Jagdeo, at no point ...

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Opposition calls out state media for ‘misleading’ information on GECOM nominees

The Office of the Opposition Leader is condemning as ‘misleading and deliberate,’ information published by the state-owned Guyana Chronicle purporting that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Commissioner for the PPP/C Bibi Shadick and two other persons were nominees for the post of GECOM Chairperson. Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo According to the Opposition Leader Dr Bharat Jagdeo, at no point ...

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Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

More than 1,000 officers were involved in the operation (Agencia Brasil) (BBC) Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects were arrested in 24 states and the capital, Brasilia. Justice Minister Torquato Jardim said those detained were part of a ring that shared pornographic images of children through ...

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Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

More than 1,000 officers were involved in the operation (Agencia Brasil) (BBC) Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects were arrested in 24 states and the capital, Brasilia. Justice Minister Torquato Jardim said those detained were part of a ring that shared pornographic images of children through ...

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Fifties for Powell, Shai Hope help WI consolidate

By Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo   Tea West Indies 154 for 3 (S Hope 56*, Powell 56) v Zimbabwe Kieran Powell plays a cut AFP (ESPNcricinfo) West Indies and Zimbabwe both threw punches back-and-forth in an engaging first two sessions of the first day at Queens Sports Club. Zimbabwe’s seamers struck early with the new ball, while their spinners applied ...

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Fifties for Powell, Shai Hope help WI consolidate

By Liam Brickhill in Bulawayo   Tea West Indies 154 for 3 (S Hope 56*, Powell 56) v Zimbabwe Kieran Powell plays a cut AFP (ESPNcricinfo) West Indies and Zimbabwe both threw punches back-and-forth in an engaging first two sessions of the first day at Queens Sports Club. Zimbabwe’s seamers struck early with the new ball, while their spinners applied ...

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Fiedtkou leads Guyana women to second win – Stabroek News

Fiedtkou leads Guyana women to second winStabroek NewsGuyana women secured their second win of the Pan American Indoor Hockey Cup, dismissing Barbados 4-1 yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue. Marzana Fiedtkou bagged a double...

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Granger under fire for “political mistake” of unilaterally appointing GECOM Chairman

Political analyst, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran and Political Scientist, David Hinds Friday expressed disappointment in President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission. Hinds lamented that Granger’s move does not send the right signal to Guyanese about “holding the country together” and consensus building on key subjects like the oil …

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