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GECOM Chair to inform President on election timeframe

Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-aligned election commissioners said the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Claudette Singh will on Thursday at 10:30 am “render a decision” on a timeframe for the conduct of general and regional council elections. Sase Gunraj and Bibi Shadick declined to give any details. Shadick said the Chairman’s decision would essentially be “what she will tell ...

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OPINION: Naming an elections date – who is who and what is what

By GHK Lall It does not appear that there is anything on which the government and opposition can agree regarding the elections machinery as a whole, and the state of elections readiness by GECOM. To repeat for emphasis: almost nothing, if absolutely not anything. So there is a hard, jarring standstill on most things, except the clashing rhetoric, which only ...

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Jagdeo wants international sanctions on gov’t if March 19 polling date is missed

Guyana’s Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would return to the National Assembly only to set a definitive date for general elections. “There is no date I have in mind outside of March 19,” he told a news conference. “We will not return to Parliament unless it has to do with a finite date ...

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