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JAMAICA | 139 candidates to contest September 3 General Election

KINGSTON, Jamaica —August 19, 2020 -  The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) says a total of 139 candidates have been nominated to contest the general parliamentary elections scheduled for September 3, with both the ruling Jamaica Labour Party and the main opposition Peoples National Party fielding a full slate of 63 candidates.

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T&T | Trinidadians go to the polls on Monday-Pundits say its a tight race

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, August 9, 2020 – The people of Trinidad and Tobago will go to the polls on Monday, to elect a new government, with both the incumbent People’s National Movement (PNM) led by Dr. Keith Rowley and the Opposition United National Congress (UNC), led by Kamla Persad Bissassor confident of victory.

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GUYANA | No reason for GECOM CEO Keith Lowenfield to Resign says Granger

GEORGETOWN, Guyana Sunday June 14, 2020 - There is no reason for Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield to resign. This is the word from His Excellency President David Granger as he spoke to reporters on Sunday at State House.

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  • Published in CARICOM

Political Plotters and Players, the Caribbean can't breathe !

AS I was expecting an easy win for the Coalition at the March 2, 2020 elections, I wrote in this column that the APNU+AFC was heading for the “Triple Crown.” I had least expected an opposition plot to rig the polls, glaring evidence of which has not only surfaced at the recount of the ballots cast, but could taint the credibility of the elections on the ground of fraud.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Opinion

SURINAME | Will Desi Bouterse survive this Mother of All Elections in Suriname

PARAMARIBO, May 25, 2020 -  The people of Suriname, a member of the Caribbean Community of Nations, went to the polls today, Monday May 25 to hold parliamentary elections aimed at electing a new 51-seat National Assembly, which will then vote to determiner whether the country's embattled president, 74 year old Desiré Delano “Desi” Bouterse will remain in office.

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GUYANA | EU, UK, US call for “mature election campaign”

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 18, 2020 - The European Union (EU) , United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) on Saturday said after a “smooth and efficient” Nominations Day on Friday, it is now time for a hassle-free election campaign towards polling day on March 2, 2020.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Politics
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