Politics

Region 4 tabulation errors tainted Guyana’s electoral process -Golding tells OAS Permanent Council

The Organisation of American States Observer Mission for the Guyana Elections is maintaining that there were grave errors with the declaration of votes for Region Four that raised questions about the transparency and credibility of that tabulation process. The Head of the OAS Observer Mission, Former Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding reported to the OAS […]

CARICOM is “most legitimate interlocutors” in Guyana elections situation -CARICOM Ambassador tells OAS

As the recount of votes for Guyana’s national and regional elections continues under the scrutiny of a High-Level CARICOM team, CARICOM’s Ambassador to the Organisation of American States has declared that CARICOM “regard ourselves as the most legitimate interlocutors in the Guyana situation”. Ambassador Noel Lynch made the statement this morning to a meeting of […]

Group of US Senators ask for “credible international observers” to be allowed to observe Guyana vote recount

A group of five US Senators headed by the Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, James E. Risch, have written to President David Granger requesting that “credible international observers” be allowed to return to Guyana to observe the vote recount. The vote recount which is currently underway is being observed by a […]

Bi-partisan US Congressional team urges return of Carter Center and IRI for vote recount

A bi-partisan group of US Congressional Representatives is urging the Government of Guyana to allow the Carter Center and a technical advisory team from the International Republic Institute into Guyana to join the observation of the national recount of votes. The recount entered its 7th day today. Last week, Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. […]

Some city areas flooded as heavy rains pound Coastland

With the Hydromet Office predicting at least three more days of heavy rainfall, several parts of Georgetown are already under flood waters. The Civil Defence Commission is monitoring the situation. In downtown Georgetown, the canal along Avenue of the Republic has overflowed onto the roadways. Several nearby streets were also inundated with floodwaters. A number […]

Flood warning issued for several areas across Guyana

The Hydromet Office has issued a flood warning for those areas that are flood-prone. The warning will remain in place for the rest of the night and early into Tuesday. Rainfall accumulation is expected to be between 10.0 mm and 40.0 mm into this evening. The Pomeroon-Supenaam areas in Region 2 and the Essequibo Islands-West […]

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