Daily Archives: Thursday, 8 December 2022, 16:11

Match strong anti-corruption laws with tough action to go after corrupt persons- Western Nations tell Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 December 2022, 16:11 by Denis Chabrol Major Western Nations on the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day, to be observed on December 9, urged the Guyana government to demonstrate that it is serious about fighting corruption by not only holding workshops and passing legislation. In a joint statement, United States Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch;  British High Commissioner, ...

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Nominations Day cancelled

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 December 2022, 15:53 by Denis Chabrol The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday effectively decided to push back the holding of Local Government Elections (LGE), commissioners said. Nominations Day was scheduled for December 12 and the elections for the neighbourhood an  town councils were slated for March 13, 2023. However, GECOM Commissioners Vincent Alexander ...

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Mingo did not use Statements of Poll, despite GECOM’s decision- GECOM Chairman

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 December 2022, 20:55 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Retired Justice Claudette Singh said the seven-member commission had decided that only statements of poll were to be used to tally elections results and she had even insisted to Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo that no spreadsheets were to be used. ...

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