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President recommits to appointing “consensual” GECOM Chairman; to meet Jagdeo this week

President David Granger on Thursday assured that he was working with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to generate a list of six acceptable nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). “I’d meet him again and again until a Chairman is appointed,” he said, noting that he met Jagdeo on July 4 and 16 and their emissaries ...

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Guyana gov’t asks Caribbean Court to leave elections up to Parliament, GECOM, President, Opposition Leader

The Guyana government wants the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to rule that it cannot direct when general elections should be held and that if Parliament fails to extend the timeframe, the President should name elections date after a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is appointed and advises him of its readiness. “If this Court orders that ...

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