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GUYANA | Commonwealth, OAS welcome general elections vote recount

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 16, 2020 - The Commonwealth and the Organisation of American States (OAS) have welcomed the decision by President David Granger to ask CARICOM to help with supervising a national recount of votes cast in Guyana’s general elections earlier this month.
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GUYANA | CARICOM-Supervised National Vote Recount to begin Monday

GEORGETOWN, March 16, 2020 - Demerara Waves - The national recount of votes in Guyana’s general elections, under the supervision of a Caribbean Community (Caricom) team is expected to begin on Monday now that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and the regional organisation settled on the terms of reference, election commissioners said late Sunday night.
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GUYANA | APNU+AFC wants a vote recount in all ten Regions

GEORGETOWN, Guyana March 14, 2020 – Against the background that an independent high level Caribbean Community (CARICOM) team will be in Guyana next week, to supervise the recount of ballots in Region 4, the APNU+AFC has requested a recount of the votes in all Regions, from one to 10, in the March 2 General and Regional elections.
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GUYANA | GECOM declares APNU+AFC winner of Region Four

GEORGETOWN, Guyana March 14, 2020 - (GECOM’s) Returning Officer, Clairmont Mingo late Friday night declared A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) the winner of the general and regional elections in Region Four.
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GUYANA | US hints at possible sanctions should the election results disappoint them

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 12, 2020 - The United States is once again flexing its muscles in the Caribbean. This time, Acting Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Michael Kozak is taking aim at the electoral stand-off in Guyana, which was settled by the country’s Supreme Court, resulting in a re-start of the tabulation of the Statement Of Poll (SOP) as is required under the law.
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CARICOM Leaders arrive in Guyana amid election Row

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 11, 2020- CARICOM leaders have arrived in Guyana for a two-day visit. The visit comes at a time when a resolution is being sought following the impasse which resulted from the Monday 2nd 2020, General and Regional Elections in Guyana.
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GUYANA | CARICOM Leaders to visit Guyana on Wednesday over elections row

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 10, 2020 - A delegation of regional leaders are expected to travel to Guyana on Wedesday, against the background of  political unrest in that counntry and an impending ruling from the Supreme Court on the verification of votes for Region 4, the country's most populous region.
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Chief Justice to Rule in Election Matter on Wednesday

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - Chief Justice Roxane George will tomorrow, March 11, hand down her decision in the matter regarding the compliance of Section 84.01 of the Representation of the People’s Act Chapter 1:03, brought against the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) following the March 2, 2020, General and Regional Elections.
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GUYANA | Nagamootoo unveils Opposition plan to "Lock Down" the country

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, March 10, 2020 - Guyana's Prime Minister Moises Nanamootoo has lashed out against what he says appears to be an insurrectionary and bloody planby the PPP on social media, designed to “shut down the country”, and to cause widespread acts of terrorism and economic sabotage.
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GUYANA | Guyana High Court Will hear oral arguments in election matter today

GEORGETOWN, March 10, 2020 - Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire will hear arguments in the Guyana Region 4 election matter this afternoon, having ruled  on Sunday, that the High Court has oversight jurisdiction to hear related cases involving orders seeking verification of the votes cast in the March 2 General and Regional Elections in Region Four.
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GUYANA | PPP's account of election is false says President Granger

GEORGETOWN, March 9, 2020 - Guyana’s President David Granger says claims by the Opposition PPP that It has won the March 2 General and Regional elections based on its Statements of Poll for the contentious District Four, which includes the city of Georgetown are false.

GUYANA | GECOM says will abide by laws, procedures

March 8, 2020, GEORGETOWN – The Guyana Elections Commission, GECOM, has assured the citizens of Guyana, that while it is unfortunate how things have escalated, it is the intention of the Guyana Elections Commission to abide by all legal and procedural requirements to conclude its work.

GUYANA | Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire to Rule Sunday whether injunction should be quashed on Sunday

GEORGETOWN March 7, 2020 - Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire on Saturday, in an emergency High Court hearing, promised to rule on Sunday on a request by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to throw out a High Court injunction obtained by the PPP Opposition on Thursday, which bars GECOM from making a declaration in relation to Region Four results,before the figures have been verified.

CARICOM Chair Ready to Mediate in Guyana Electoral Process

BARBADOS, March 7, 2020 - CARICOM Chair and Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley has joined the call for electoral officials in Guyana and the representative political parties to work together to achieve a peaceful and lawful completion of the electoral process.

GUYANA | Gov't charge PPP with hacking GECOM's computers to ensure victory

GEORGETOWN, March 6, 2020 - The government is charging that the main Indo-led opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)  has contaminated the voter tabulation verification process by hacking the Guyana Elections Commission GECOIM’s computers in a bid to ensure that it secures an election victory.
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GUYANA | Despite Declared Election Results - Uncertainty Still surrounds Region 4

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 5, 2020 - The Statement of Poll supplied by the Guyana Elections Commission, GECOM, has suggested that the ruling coalition, A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) led by President David Granger has captured the elections by winning the large contentious Region 4, (Demerara-Mahaica), where the governing (APNU+AFC) coalition has amassed 237,004 votes over the main opposition PPP's 229,344 votes.
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