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Sanctions, court cases, vitriolic abuse, occult acts amidst calls for democracy – the Guyana elections feature

Sanctions, court cases, vitriolic abuse, occult acts amidst calls for democracy – the Guyana elections feature

July 20, 2020: As the country’s Attorney General reverts to the call to swear in the incumbent President David Granger in Guyana long-running elections moving to five months, the situation remains on expectations of more sanctions and escalating tensions in ...
Lowenfield says he acted lawfully as constitutional officer; PPP/C says he is statutory officer

Lowenfield says he acted lawfully as constitutional officer; PPP/C says he is statutory officer

June 27, 2020: Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)'s Chief Election Officer, Keith Lowenfield, has declared that he is acting constitutionally in his role, noting that he was responding to a news article to refute the claim that he was insubordinate. Lowenfield ...
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STATEMENT - CARICOM Chair on Electoral Crisis following Guyana's 2 March Elections - 24 June 2020

Caricom Chair slams ‘executive fiat’ by Lowenfield to vanish votes by thousands in Guyana elections

June 24, 2020: Caricom Chair, Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley is in another state of shock at the latest development in the Guyana elections. Faced with the Lowenfield report, which in a maths disappearing act, has removed over 115, 000 ...
CCJ stops GECOM declaration and any other action likely to impact fair hearing

CCJ stops GECOM declaration and any other action likely to impact fair hearing

June 24, 2020: As the election saga continues in Guyana post March 2, 2020 polls, still to be declared, another court action putting another freeze on the results and swearing in of a president ensued over the past week. The ...
Lowenfield's numbers trash over 115,000 votes from March 2 polls and find new win for APNU+AFC

Lowenfield’s numbers trash over 115,000 votes from March 2 polls and find new win for APNU+AFC

June 24, 2020: Chief Election Officer of the Guyana Election Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield, doing a kind of somersault with the election wining figures, has discarded 115, 844 votes in his latest report. Lowenfield, reversing his lack of action last ...
GECOM Commissioner calls for 'urgent review' of operational settings: Guyana elections recount

GECOM Commissioner calls for ‘urgent review’ of operational settings: Guyana elections recount

GECOM Commissioner Robeson Benn has issued a letter to the press, expressing concern over the spatial arrangements guiding persons, count facilities and boxes at the convention centre as the recount commences today. He calls for 'urgent review, of the operational ...
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GT&T issues statement on microwave link shut-down

GT&T issues statement on microwave link shut-down

Dear Editor, Please see statement below in response to an article published today 5th October 2018 headlined: “Suriname shuts down Digicel’s microwave data link with Guyana, causing mobile data service blackout” “We stand ready to work with Digicel to restore ...
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Bartica group calls for  nursing school

Bartica group calls for nursing school

Dear Editor, Over one hundred residents, young people in particular, are calling on the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) government for the establishment of a nursing school in Bartica Region 7, to support this recently ...
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Police responds to Cops' extortion claim

Police responds to Cops’ extortion claim

Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article in January 5, 2017's Edition of the Kaieteur News under the caption “K/News staffer accuses cops of extortion….Charges recommended eight months ago but corrupted ranks continued to roam free” ...
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The Bitter Struggle for Sweet Sugar

The Bitter Struggle for Sweet Sugar

 Dear Editor, Any assessment that views the sugar industry through the lens of dollar and cents or profit and loss, would be deeply flawed and highly myopic. Sugar in Guyana is not merely an economic undertaking or venture. It is an institution ...
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Sex scandals, social media and the law

Sex scandals, social media and the law

As one of Guyana’s premier high schools remains entangled in sexual allegations said to be by student against one of its male teachers, and the world focuses on gender-based violence to mark the United Nations’ commemoration of International Day for ...
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Dynamic discontinues flights between Guyana and New York

Dynamic discontinues flights between Guyana and New York

MBC, Georgetown, Guyana Dynamic Airways has discontinued its flights between New York and Guyana. In a letter released to the media, it noted that it will 'soon enter into discussions with an interested Party about serving this market under a ...
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Broadcasting sector under siege; GNBA did not consult to seek recommendations

Broadcasting sector under siege; GNBA did not consult to seek recommendations

COMMENTARY by MBCInsider.com Georgetown, Guyana The broadcasting industry beset by significant challenges including lack of funding and unfair competition with the public sector in Guyana which competes with it for the commercial market, is now facing upheaval following an amendment ...
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Gouveia writes on air safety procedures; highlights issues

Gouveia writes on air safety procedures; highlights issues

Dear Mr Editor. Please publish this letter I wrote to the Director General offering my personal views on Aviation Safety and Security in Guyana. It is my hope that my views and comments will stimulate the discussions and the required ...
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