The Guyana Court of Appeal on Sunday ruled that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) cannot farm out its responsibilities such as the management and and supervision of general elections to anyone else.
GEORGETOWN, March 31, 2020 – Guyana’s Full Court has ruled that it has no jurisdiction to hear a judicial review of the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) decision to order a national recount of votes cast in the March 2, 2020, general elections.
MONTEGO BAY, Marc h 26, 2020 - Guyana’s March 2 general and regional elections was billed as the proverbial ‘mother of all elections’ and one of the most important general elections in the country’s history since independence from Britain in 1966.
When Exxon Mobil Corp. came to Guyana, the U.S. oil giant brought with it the promise of extraordinary economic growth. Now the tiny South American country is embroiled in a bitter battle over who might control that wealth just as the crude starts to flow.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 24, 2020 - Despite President Granger’s insistence that he will not interfere in the deliberations of the Guyana Elections Commission, as it is an independent constitutional body, the western powers continue to warn against the swearing-in of any government on the basis of what they have descrtibed as “non-credible” results from the March 2, 2020 General elections.
GEORGETOWN, March 20, 2020 - The United States-headquartered Carter Centre’s election observation mission on Friday left Guyana, saying the electoral process has so far ground to a halt and the security environment in the country has declined.
GEORGETOWN, March 17, 2020 - While the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) examines the legal ramifications of the Aide Memoire between the Opposition Leader and President David Granger aimed at kick-starting the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-supervised recount of votes cast in March 2 general elections, the High Court on Tuesday granted an injunction blocking that exercise.