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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 21:19

GECOM resolves vote-padding concerns, resumes verification of Region 4 votes

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 21:33 by Writer As supporters of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Wednesday night began congregating outside the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Region Four Returning Office, both major parties continued to claim victory in Monday’s general elections. The coalition supporters chanted intermittently their campaign slogan “Forward Ever, Backward Never,” after the ...

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Gary Best charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 19:00 by Writer Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Rear Admiral Gary Best on Wednesday appeared in the Georgetown magistrates court charged with causing death by dangerous driving and driving under the influence of alcohol. The former army Chief of Staff was accompanied by his Attorney Nigel Hughes. He was ...

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Region Four Returning Officer collapses, count suspended

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 15:23 by Writer The declaration of election results in Region Four – Demerara/Mahaica – has been further delayed because the Returning Officer, Clairmont Mingo has fallen sick. Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) Public Relations Officer, Yolanda Ward could not say whether this will delay the process. Sources say the counting may resume at 1:30pm ...

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EU election observation mission slams APNU+AFC, PPP for lack of transparency on campaign financing

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 11:33 by Writer The European Union (EU) election observation mission on Wednesday raised concerns about the financing of the 2020 election campaign by Guyana’s two major political parties and their use of state resources in the run-up to polling day. Head of the EU Observer Mission, Urmas Paet said “one of the most ...

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