In response to the announcement by the US Government that it has moved to impose visa restrictions on those persons it sees as undermining democracy in Guyana, the Government of Guyana today it regrets the decision of the US administration.
The Government in its statement said the matter affecting the outcome of Guyana’s elections is still before courts, which is entirely the responsibility of the judiciary. It reminded that no declaration has been made.
According to the Government statement, the Executive Branch of the Government has not participated in the undermining of the electoral process and urges all countries interested in Guyana’s development to await the logical conclusion of the process which is being managed by the Elections Commission, in accordance with the Constitution of Guyana.
The Executive arm said it has not interfered in the functioning of the Elections Commission.
The US Secretary of State did not provide the names of persons that the visa restrictions move will affect.
The US Ambassador to Guyana has announced that she will be hosting a press conference on the issue tomorrow.