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Daily Archives: Thursday, 21 March 2019, 22:01

Guyana’s electoral system strong to prevent rigging – Carter Center

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 21:14 by Writer As President David Granger prepares to announce a general election date this weekend, the United States’ Carter Center Thursday night said Guyana’s electoral systems have the integrity to prevent electoral fraud. “As The Carter Center has recognized in the past, Guyana’s existing safeguards are strong and consistent with international standards ...

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15-year old boy shot at Ghetto Flex Bar, Albouystown

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 20:44 by Writer A 15 year-old boy is injured following a Phagwah Day holiday shooting which occurred at Ghetto Flex Bar, Albouystown, Georgetown. The boy of Lot 26 D’Urban Street, Wortmanville, was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital by public-spirited citizens and his condition was listed as stable. The incident occurred between 1630 ...

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GECOM’s Alexander rubbishes Jagdeo’s house-to-house rigging claims

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 20:23 by Writer One of Guyana’s governing coalition-appointed Elections Commissioners, Vincent Alexander, has slammed Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo for accusing the Commission of plotting to rig the upcoming general elections through house-to-house registration. “All that he has said is so unsubstantiated. It is unbelievable that he is an ex-president of this country,” Alexander ...

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Several US-registered planes in Guyana grounded for records inspection

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 19:20 by Writer All privately-owned United States (US)-registered aircraft authorised to operate non-commercial flights in Guyana have been grounded to allow the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) inspectors to check their maintenance records, a top official said. GCAA Director General, Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field told Demerara Waves Online News that five ‘N-Number’ ...

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OPINION: After all the powder, colour and water

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 19:42 by Writer By GHK Lall After all the malingering, mongering, and mismanaging (of truths and expectations), this could be a case of 5 dates, 2 adversaries, and 1 election(s). The latter two are known; the first is like estimated childbirth: could be premature or overdue. Since elections are involved being right on ...

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Granger, Jagdeo still tussling over polling date after Carter Center proposal

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 17:06 by Writer President David Granger appeared to be holding out for general elections in November after house-to-house registration despite a proposal by the United States’ Carter Center that could allow for earlier polls in August. “In the circumstances, I am instructed to inform you that His Excellency the President intends to shortly ...

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