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July 2019

Guyana Chronicle News

70,000 registered in 10 days

guyana chronicle By Staff Reporter -July 31, 2019    Just over a week since the house-to-house registration has started over 69,547 have been registered, officials figures from the Guyana Elections Commission stated. The success thus far comes even as GECOM has reported widespread attempts to sabotage the process with opposition activists setting…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Guyana Chronicle News

Don’t allow Jagdeo to destabilise Guyana–Dr. Hinds urges, says house-to-house registration will lend to credible elections

By Svetlana Marshall – Guyana chronicle July 29, 2019 AT A time when Guyana is on the verge of an economic transformation that could see a positive ripple effect in critical sectors, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), it would appear, is attempting to drive the country into a state of crisis, says political…

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Guyana Chronicle News, WPA

WPA urges marrying of ‘principle with practicality’— welcomes appointment of new chair

By Staff Reporter – Guyana chronicle July 29, 2019    GECOM Chairperson Justice Claudette Singh IN her new post as chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (Rt’d) Claudette Singh will be faced with tremendous pressure leading up to elections, but her decisions are crucial and must be guided by the Caribbean Court…

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Demerara Waves, WPA

WPA urges new GECOM Chair to resist “pressures” to scrap house-to-house registration

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Civil Society, Constitution, Elections, Legal, Mass Media, News, Parliament, PoliticsJuly 28, 2019 The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Sunday called on the new Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairperson to resist pressure for halting house-to-house registration, amidst incessant calls by the opposition for elections to be held swiftly with a claims and objections period to update the existing…

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