Daily Archives: Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 16:11

Alexander, Gunraj differ on need for Harmon, Ali or parliamentary constitutional reform committee approval of US-funded electoral reform project

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 16:11 by Denis Chabrol The opposition-nominated Election Commissioners are opposed to the US-funded electoral reform project unless GECOM gets approval from the opposition and government or the parliamentary Constitutional Reform Committee , according to Election Commissioner Vincent Alexander. The project implementer,  the International Republican Institute (IRI), has identified the major focal points as ...

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Belize’s Dr Carla Barnett is new CARICOM Secretary General

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 15:50 by Denis Chabrol Prominent Belizean economist, Dr. Carla Barnett was Tuesday confirmed as the new Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), leaving Suriname’s candidate Manorma Soeknandan out in the cold. Suriname had nominated Ms. Soeknandan after some  lobbying by mainly feminist activists and non-governmental organisations. That former Dutch colony had lobbied Guyana, ...

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