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How Long More Can the PPP Hoodwink World Powers?

The election impasse between the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) persists without mitigation, except a lull for an imminent Supreme court ruling on the sub judice matter. The impasse arose because opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo and the PPP fraternity, including some private sector actors, are seeking to impose a counterfeit “birthright” to dominance of

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Proposal: Pan-regional Business System, Facilitated by Pan-regional Airline

PM Antigua PM Bahamas PM Barbados PM Belize PM Dominica PM Grenada PM St. Lucia PM St. Kitts PM St. Vincent&Grenadines ANU Minister Yearwood CARICOM Deputy Sec-Gen CARICOM Sec-Gen CARICOM Ambassador Comissong ECCAA Chairman — To the Prime Ministers and other leaders of CARICOM… Honourable Ladies and Gentlemen… Proposal: Pan-regional business system, facilitated by pan-regional airline As COVID-19 decimates the

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Guyana’s Judicial System Provides Legal Pathway to Resolution of Election Concerns

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) applauds the efforts of the CARICOM delegation to   assist Guyana during this process, notwithstanding the legal electoral challenges resulting in the CARICOM delegation leaving Guyana having not been able to conclude its mission. CARICOM Chairperson and Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley, as a member of the legal fraternity, and other CARICOM leaders

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Guyana General Elections: Democratic Transition MUST be premised on the Rule of LAW

Press Release by Guyana Trades Union Congress The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) notes with deep concerns the tsunami of misinformation  permeating our social space and its impact on public opinion threatening to destabilise the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) declaration of  which party/group will form the next government.  It also threatens Guyana’s democracy, credibility of our institutions of governance, the rule of law and community

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Owen Arthur Slammed for Comments on Guyana Elections Results

Submitted by Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) On Thursday Mr. Clairmont Mingo, the Returning officer of Election District 4 – Demerara/Mahaica, declared the much anticipated election results for his District. The results established that incumbent APNU+AFC coalition won the March 2, 2020 general elections. Earlier in the day the opposition PPP released a document with purported results showing a

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Calls for Investigation into Election Violence in Guyana

Submitted by Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) On Election Day, Monday, March 2, 2020, operatives of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) allegedly attempted to commit election fraud and violence. This attempt to engender destabilization was foiled. Moreover, twelve PPP mercenaries were arrested in the Alberttwown, Georgetown near polling stations at the St. Ambrose Primary School. Guyana Police Force has

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