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Opposition Leader accuses GECOM Chairman of bias towards PPP

Last Updated on Friday, 10 December 2021, 22:04 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Friday lampooned the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh for voting with the pro-People’s Progressive Party (PPP) election commissioners to appoint Vishnu Persaud as Chief Election Officer. “The Chairman of GECOM yet again shifted the goal post and changed ...

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GECOM Chairman justifies voting for Vishnu Persaud as new Chief Election Officer

Last Updated on Friday, 10 December 2021, 14:52 by Denis Chabrol The Chairman of the Guyana Elections  Commission, Retired  Justice Claudette Singh has sought to justify voting for Mr. Vishnu Persaud as the new Chief Election Officer. In an official statement to announce his appointment, GECOM said in a statement that Justice Singh was also convinced by former GECOM Chairman ...

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BREAKING: Vishnu Persaud is GECOM’s new Chief Election Officer

Last Updated on Friday, 10 December 2021, 14:25 by Denis Chabrol Mr. Vishnu Persaud is the Guyana Election Commission’s Chief Election Officer, according to pro-governing party Elections Commissioner Bibi Shadick. She said Chairman of GECOM Claudette Singh voted with the PPP Commissioners to give Mr Persaud the nod over Jamaican Mr. Harrow. Ms. Shadick’s colleague, Sase Gunraj added that “at ...

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Board to govern Natural Resources Fund- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Friday, 10 December 2021, 9:44 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday announced that a board would be part of a new system  to manage  Guyana’s oil revenues under a simplified Natural Resources Fund (NRF) Act, in an effort to strip the process of ministerial influence. In announcing that proposed amendments to the Natural Resource ...

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Guyana gives ExxonMobil permission for carbon capture study

Last Updated on Friday, 10 December 2021, 9:14 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has given ExxonMobil permission to examine the possibility of capturing carbon that is responsible for climate change, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo announced Thursday night. Addressing the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (GCCI) 2021 awards dinner, he said, “carbon capture- Exxon has sought permission and we have given ...

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