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GUYANA | Jagdeo woos overseas Guyanese to return home to vote

TORONTO, Canada, November 3, 2019 - Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is encouraging overseas-based Guyanese to return home and vote in next March’s general elections, even as his party vigorously resists the planned removal of names from the voters’ list because the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) cannot locate those persons.
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GUYANA | Negotiators send back GECOM Chairmanship issue to Granger, Jagdeo

GEORGETOWN, July 11, 2019 - Political negotiators for the government and opposition Thursday evening decided to ask President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to consider a total of 13 nominees to further shortlist them down to six from which the next Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) would be picked.

GUYANA | PPP asks CCJ to order general elections on Sept 18 with same voters list

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, July 10, 2019 - Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, through his lawyers, have asked the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to order that President David Granger name September 18 as election day, and his party wants the regional court to order that a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) be appointed in three days.

GUYANA | Jagdeo ready to meet Granger to appoint new GECOM Chairman

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 25, 2019 -  Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has told President David Granger that he is ready for daily meetings to reach agreement on the appointment of a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), following Monday’s resignation of James Patterson because the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that he was appointed unconstitutionally.

GUYANA | Jagdeo Stands Firm-Wants Election on Existing Voters List

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, June 24, 2019 - Despite the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) having told the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Monday that a new house-to-house-generated voters list would not be ready until late December, Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo today ruled out agreeing to any extention of the deadline by which general elections should be held.

GUYANA | APNU+AFC wants Facebook to block PPP political ads calculated to rig elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (Demerara Waves) - May 13, 2019 - Fearing that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has hired an American firm to post customised messages to Guyanese Facebook users’ accounts, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has announced that the governing APNU+AFC coalition would ask that social media giant to block such messages that are calculated to rig Guyana’s next general election.
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