Daily Archives: August 18, 2019

Guyana Elections: GECOM commences training for polling day staff

– over 2,200 undergoing training in Georgetown 
– a total of 11,500 to be trained ahead of elections

IN preparation of the imminent General and Regional Elections, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), on Saturday August 17, 2019, commenced the process of training polling day staff. This includes the training of presiding officers, assistant presiding officers, ballot clerks, poll clerks and information clerks among others.

The training exercise was rolled out in 20 locations across Georgetown, and over the next six to eight weeks will be conducted in other communities across Guyana.  Continue reading

Guyana showcases rich culture at CARIFESTA XIV in Trinidad

By Vishani Ragobeer – 

A replica of Guyana’s Stabroek Market towers over the Avenue of the Caribbean at the Grand Market at the Queen’s Park Savannah. This edifice houses the craft and art merchandise brought by the participating countries (Vishani Ragobeer photo)

THE 100-strong Guyanese delegation currently in Trinidad for CARIFESTA XIV is showcasing the country’s rich and diverse culture, Social Cohesion Minister, Dr. George Norton said.    Continue reading

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