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If Guyana is not respected internationally as a democratic state, and its government is not seen as credibly elected, it will be isolated from regional, hemispheric and international activity that will hurt its people irreparably. This is according to Antiguan Barbadian Ambassador to the USA, Sir Ronald Sanders. Sanders noted in his recent writings that the first indication of the gravity with which the international community regards Guyana’s situation was given by the Commonwealth of...Read More...
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Meet the ‘Bendorffers’

The World Beyond Georgetown Meet the ‘Bendorffers’ Amina Alberts (centre, forefront) holds her son in her lap. She is surrounded by her relatives. By Joanna Dhanraj April 5, 2020 With no electricity or potable water, Bendorffers use solar panels, kerosene lamps and generators for power and rainwater for drinking and cooking, while water from the canals or the nearby Essequibo River is used to wash and bathe. Home to 11 families, Bendorff is situated a mile away off the road from Larimakabra...Read More...
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What cricket means to West Indians West Indies cricket comes of age, England beaten in their own backyard

What cricket means to West Indians West Indies cricket comes of age, England beaten in their own backyard Apr 05, 2020 Sports 0 Comments By Sean Devers On the historic 1950 English tour which the Windies won 3-1, Jeffery Stollmeyer and Goddard insisted that Ramadhin and Valentine, with virtually no first-class experience, be selected. Sir Frank Worrell greets Queen Elizabeth 11 at the UWI campus in Trinidad in February 1966. The spin twins mesmerized the English batsmen while Alan Rae and...Read More...

GECOM would have to approach gov’t on recount in light of COVID-19 restrictions

GECOM would have to approach gov’t on recount in light of COVID-19 restrictions By Staff Reporter - April 5, 2020 0 2685 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo CONSIDERING the existing restrictions in place to guard against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will have to approach government to discuss the facilitation of a possible recount of the ballots from the March 2, General and Regional Election. The Court...Read More...
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Court of Appeal judges: Justices Rishi Persaud, Dawn Gregory and High Court Judge Brassington Reynolds Source April 5 2020 The Court of Appeal on Sunday dismissed the appeal , except in one part, against the Full Court decision to discharge the injunctions blocking a national recount of votes cast on March 02, preventing a High Court trial. The exception was that the Court of Appeal felt the High Court should have been allowed to examine the decision of GECOM to let CARICOM supervise a...Read More...
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Every vote must be counted for transparent, credible results – Canadian diplomat

Every vote must be counted for transparent, credible results – Canadian diplomat April 5, 2020 …hopes court ruling today does not impede recount process News that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has decided to do a recount has been described by Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee, as encouraging, as she noted the importance of every vote being counted. Canadian High Commissioner Lilian Chatterjee In an exclusive interview with this publication on Saturday, the...Read More...

GECOM has to rely on govt to facilitate recount.

Without doubt COVID-19 is now PNC best friend. PNC Leader David Granger and PNC Chairman Volda Lawrence are exploiting the Virus for political advantage to delay recounting. Watch how the connection is unfolding. https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2020/04/05/gecom-has-to-rely-on-govt-to-facilitate-recount/Read More...
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Canada helping its citizens leave Guyana

Canada helping its citizens leave Guyana Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Diplomatic Corps , News , Politics , Travel April 4, 2020 0 Comments High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee. Canada on Saturday continued to fly out its citizens back to Toronto, an area heavily populated by Guyanese. High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee says 28 more left today from the Eugene F. Correia International Airport aboard a Trans Guyana Airways aircraft to Barbados. From...Read More...
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It is time for Ramjattan, Nagamootoo to leave politics

It is time for Ramjattan, Nagamootoo to leave politics April 4, 2020 Dear Editor, A month has passed and our nation is yet to receive the results of the polling exercise conducted on March 2. At this point it is simply too embarrassing for our nation. We have a global pandemic to worry our heads over; this matter should have been resolved weeks ago; yet, here we are. I must note that I was quite amused upon reading Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo’s calls for an international inquiry into...Read More...
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OAS prepared to observe recount process – Almagro

Guyana News OAS prepared to observe recount process – Almagro Luis Almagro By Staff Editor April 3, 2020 Organisation of American States (OAS) Secretary-General Luis Almagro today tweeted support for the decision by the Guyana Elections Commission to undertake a recount of the March 2nd General Elections and offered observer support. Almagro who was recently re-elected also expressed hope that the recount process does not encounter obstacles. His tweet follows: #OAS General Secretariat...Read More...

Trinidad’s Prime Minister concerned about CARICOM headquarters in politically unstable Guyana

Trinidad’s Prime Minister concerned about CARICOM headquarters in politically unstable Guyana Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Elections , News April 4, 2020 0 Comments President David Granger and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Keith Rowley briefing the media shortly after signing a memorandum of understanding on energy cooperation. Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley is very disappointed and very concerned about the political situation in Guyana, saying that political...Read More...
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Gov’t announces month-long lockdown

Gov’t announces month-long lockdown -only essential services to operate, nationwide curfew from 6 pm to 6 am Seeta’s Bar, located along Station Street, Kitty, in operation last night. By Stabroek News April 4, 2020 In order to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), government has announced a one-month countrywide lockdown effective from yesterday, with a 6pm to 6am curfew and a restriction on services except for those deemed essential. The “emergency measures” are being...Read More...
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