Daily Archives: Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 22:01

Guyana records first “imported case” of Coronavirus; President Granger discourages “public gatherings”

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 22:23 by Writer President David Granger Wednesday night announced that a 52-year-old Guyanese woman, who returned from the United States (US) on March 5, died on Wednesday – six days later – is Guyana’s first “imported case of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Mr Granger said the woman, who went to a government-owned ...

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PPP wants Caricom to oversee vote verification, recount

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 22:09 by Writer Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday night said he told several leaders of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) here in Guyana that the regional grouping could assist in overseeing a recount of votes cast in Region Four if reconciliation of statements of poll show glaring discrepancies. “Caricom can help to ensure that ...

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High Court scraps Region Four votes declaration, orders GECOM to conduct recount

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 17:58 by Writer Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Wednesday ordered the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to restart or continue the verification of the results for Region Four from Thursday at 11 am. She issued that and several other orders because she found that GECOM’s Returning Officer for Region Four had caused “substantial non-compliance” ...

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