Elections

US Govt. non-partisan on who wins Guyana Elections; Ambassador responds to accusations of foreign interference

US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch has brushed aside criticism that US government officials are interfering in Guyana’s internal affairs with their statements on the Guyana elections. In a statement today that appears to be in response to a recent Foreign Affairs statement about respect for Guyana’s sovereignty, Ambassador Lynch said in foreign policy, the […]

All Bars and Places of entertainment to close from 6 pm daily -President announces

In an effort to strengthen steps against social gatherings, the Government has moved to force the closure of entertainment and other spots from 6 pm daily. In a statement on ongoing measures to fight the coronavirus, President David Granger today said “the Government, in order to strengthen containment measures, will close public gathering at places […]

PSC asks OAS for high-level international mission to execute recount of Region 4 votes

Guyana’s Private Sector Commission has written to the recently re-elected Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States seeking the “urgent intervention” of the OAS to execute a recount of the votes for Region 4 only. In a letter signed by PSC Chairman Gerry Gouveia and carrying the names of several other organisations, the PSC declared […]

GECOM to meet Thursday on Court decisions; PPP nominated Commissioners fume at delay

The Guyana Elections Commission is likely to meet tomorrow to discuss the way forward following the Full Court’s decision to throw out the injunctions blocking a recount of votes.  The meeting was expected to take place today, but the Government nominated members of the Elections Commission requested time to study the Court’s ruling.  Opposition nominated […]

Vote recount could save Guyana from sanctions -Jagdeo

The General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Bharrat Jagdeo shot down claims by the APNU+AFC that he is anti-national for supporting the threats of sanctions against Guyana. The US and the UK have both threatened consequences if there is the swearing-in of any government based on election results that are not credible. At an […]

APNU+AFC to address “narrative” that created threat of sanctions; Remains supportive of legal recount

The incumbent APNU+AFC coalition is concerned about the threat of sanctions from the British and American governments and has indicated that it has started a process to correct the narrative that may have triggered the threats. The British and US governments have been warning about consequences that could come Guyana’s way if a government is […]

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