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Daily Archives: April 23, 2020

GECOM’s Alexander plotting to scuttle recount, use existing declarations- Nandlall

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) executive member, Attorney-at-Law Anil Nandlall on Thursday night accused pro-coalition Elections Commissioner, Vincent Alexander of scheming to derail the planned recount of votes cast in last month’s general elections. Nandlall’s position was in reaction to Alexander saying that the 10 declaration of results by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) Returning Officers were still legal until they ...

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No evidence to prove some GECOM officials must be excluded from recount- Commissioner Alexander

Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Vincent Alexander said one of his opposition-aligned counterparts on the seven-member body have not provided any evidence as grounds to exclude several officials from the recount of last month’s election votes. “The disposition of some commissioners is ‘have you brought specific allegations against these commissioners?’. If there are no specific allegations against these ...

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GECOM’s 10 declarations are “legal”; recount addresses concerns – Alexander

The 10 regional declaration of results of March’s general elections by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) are “legal” and their  fate will not be catered for in an order for the recount that will be published in the Official Gazette, Commissioner Vincent Alexander said Thursday. “In the face of legally made declarations, unless you have a process  that supersedes that ...

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“Smokey” chops female Venezuelan companion

A Venezuelan woman was early Thursday morning lashed and chopped by her partner at a gold mining area in western Guyana, in a disagreement that sparked off when he first allegedly burned her on her face with a cigarette, police said. The man has since escaped. Injured is 37-year-old Wilneivis Del Valle Bisram Vadel of Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela. Police said ...

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United States gives Guyana US$475,000 to fight COVID-19

The United States (US) on Thursday announced that US$475,000 would be provided to help Guyana swiftly combat the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The US embassy said the money would be used to help address Guyana’s priority areas of laboratory diagnostics and systems strengthening and supplies, surveillance, infection prevention & control, and emergency operation centers. The embassy said the US ...

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