Guyana Elections 2015: Businesses jittery; ABC diplomats and Joint Services urge normalcy

Business community jittery; ABC diplomats urge normalcy

Workers reinforcing the entrance to a Regent Street department store on Elections Day, May 11, 2015. The store opened its doors for business on Tuesday.Top Western diplomats in Guyana say let businesses continue as several owners in Georgetown opted to keep their doors closed Tuesday owing to the unrest in Sophia last night.  Last evening several…

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 Private sector calls on political parties, police to take anti-violence measures

Private sector calls on political parties, police to take anti-violence measuresIn the wake of the fiery violence that erupted Monday night in Sophia that left several vehicles burnt, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Tuesday called on political parties to rein in their…

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United States begs for peace, calm and acceptance of results

United States begs for peace, calm and acceptance of resultsAs the Guyana Election Commission (GECOM) handles the final leg of the election process, the local United States Embassy has reiterated appeals for calm and peace. The election body is in the process…

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Western diplomats urge Guyanese to await official election results

Left to Right: Canada's High Commissioner to Guyana, Dr. Nicole Giles; Britain's High Commisioner, Gregory Quinn; Chairman of the  Private Sector Commission, Ramesh Persaud; Executive Member of the Private Sector Commission, Gerry Gouveia; United States Charge D'Affaires, Bryan Hunt and Private sector executive , Retired Major General Norman Mc Lean.The heads of the American, British and Canadian diplomatic  missions  on Tuesday made a unified call for Guyanese to be patient with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) as takes the time it needs…

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Brigadier Mark PhillipsJoint Services Chairman calls for calm, acceptance of official results

In the wake of Guyana’s two major political parties claiming victory in Monday’s general and regiona elections, the Chairman of the Joint Services, Brigadier Mark Phillips Tuesday night appealed for…

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Carter Center Commends Guyana’s Election Process and urges patience as results are finalized

Carter Center Commends Guyana’s Election Process  and urges patience as results are finalizedGEORGETOWN, GUYANA — On May 11, Guyanese citizens turned out in large numbers to cast their votes in what is probably the most important election since the watershed elections of 1992. Guyanese…

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OAS Electoral Observation Mission commends Guyana on electoral turnout at May 11, 2015 electionsOAS Electoral Observation Mission commends Guyana on electoral turnout at May 11, 2015 elections

The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS), led by Senator Lisa Shoman from Belize, congratulates the citizens of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana for…

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