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Daily Archives: March 15, 2020

CARICOM-supervised national vote recount likely begins Monday

The national recount of votes in Guyana’s general elections, under the supervision of a Caribbean Community (Caricom) team is expected to begin on Monday now that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and the regional organisation settled on the terms of reference, election commissioners said late Sunday night. One of the pro-government commissioners, Vincent Alexander said the Caricom recount supervision team’s ...

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Granger says GECOM-CARICOM recount accord needed; Jagdeo suspicious

President David Granger Sunday afternoon said the Caribbean Community’s  (Caricom) supervision of a national recount of votes cast in the March 2, 2020 general elections depends on an agreement between that regional organisation and the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), a move that Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo sees as a sinister plot. “I am not sure that they want to delay ...

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UPDATE: GECOM to meet at 2 pm to officially approve national recount of votes

The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will Sunday afternoon meet to discuss and decide on a national recount of the votes cast at the March 2, 2020 general elections. The meeting comes hours after Guyana’s Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo reportedly participated in a meeting on Sunday with the Chairman of CARICOM, Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley. News-Talk Radio Guyana/Demerara Waves ...

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CARICOM team awaits GECOM approval to supervise national recount; ballot boxes being moved to central location

As the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Sunday morning began moving ballot boxes to its Kingston headquarters, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) independent team was awaiting approval from the commission to supervise the national recount, sources said. Sources said the Commission was awaiting word from GECOM Chairmam, Claudette Singh to convene a meeting later Sunday to formally grant approval for the recount. ...

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