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GUYANA | General Elections could be held by December this year

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, September 16, 2019 - Despite information from the Chief Elections Officer that it is unlikely that elections can be held before March next year, top representatives of the governing coalition were told by Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh that she hopes to be ready for elections late this year.
  • Published in Politics

GUYANA | ExxonMobil makes yet another oil find off the coast of Guyana

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, Sept. 16, 2019 -  ExxonMobil has made yet another oil discovery off the coast of Guyana, adding to the several other finds that have already been made. This time its on the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana, at the Tripletail-1 well in the Turbot area. This well is being drilled by the Tom Madden drillship.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | Elections possible by March says Chief Elections Officer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 10, 2019 - Guyana's Chief Elections Officer and (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Keith Lowenfield, has told the seven-member Guyana Elections Commission that the earliest the machinery can be ready for general elections is next year March.
  • Published in Politics

GUYANA | GECOM seeks Jamaica's help in electoral process

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 31, 2019 - The Guyana Electoral Commission, GECOM has sought assistance from Jamaica’ s Office of Elections in relation to the verification process, the cross matching of fingerprints as well as the practice of data merging, as GECOM contemplates how to deal with the names of 300 thousand persons collected during the month-long house-to-house registration exercise in an effort to clean up the list.

GUYANA | Russia yet to withdraw “False” statement about UK constructing military base in Essequibo

GEORGETOWN, August 20, 2019 - TGhe Russian Foreign Ministry is yet to withdraw what Guyana says is a false allegation made by Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Vladimirovna Zakharova, that Britain was “completing the construction of a military base on one of the islands at the mouth of the Essekibo (sic) River under a plausible pretext – supposedly to stop the smuggling of weapons and drugs.”
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