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Daily Archives: May 15, 2015

Elections results wouldn’t change, as GECOM gives into PPPC’s request to count some boxes

Just hours after the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) detailed several alleged discrepancies in the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections, the American, British and Canadian missions here said the outcome would not change. “Despite investigating, in collaboration with other observer missions, repeated allegations of irregularities, we have found nothing that would materially impact the integrity or credibility of ...

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Ramotar questions integrity of international observers

by Zena Henry President Donald Ramotar Friday afternoon questioned the integrity of international observers, suggesting that they might unwelcomed in countries where they certify rigged elections as free and fair. Ramotar  pointed out that more observers help to boost confidence in a country’s electoral process but they must be wary of their image being tarnished by giving a clean bill ...

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Pro-PPPC Indian Arrival Committee welcomes, congratulates APNU+AFC-led government

The Indian Arrival Committee (IAC), which is closely aligned to the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC), welcomed and congratulated the new government to be led by Retired Brigadier David Granger. “The IAC understands that there will be some exuberance in these celebrations; however it must not be to the discomfort and inconvenience of others. In this regard, while the IAC ...

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PPPC Ministers split over conceding defeat

by Zena Henry The  People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration seem split over the acceptance of an election loss some 23 –years after being the governing party in Guyana. The party lost to the recently formed unity party the A Partnership for National Unity +Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) Coalition, whose mantra is a renewed sense of unity amongst the people, ...

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Go to court if you don’t like the election result- European Union

As controversy continues over the accuracy of last Monday’s general election results, the European Union (EU) on Friday called on contesting parties to settle any dispute through the courts. “The EU calls on all actors to respect the legal procedures and address any possible grievance through the channels established by the law,” the EU said in a statement. The EU’s ...

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PPPC formally asks for total recount; two requests already rejected

The Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) has already written the Returning Officers (ROs) of 9 of Guyana’s 10 electoral districts requesting a total recount of all ballots cast in those districts, with at least two of the ROs already turning down the requests.  The party announced today that owing to the revelation of fake statements of polls (SOs) discovered in ...

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