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GUYANA- Capitol TV News Videos – 06 October 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA- Capitol TV News Videos – 06 October 2015

  • No apologies for salaries increases
  • US Ambassador Perry Holloway on Election Results
  • Fire in the East
  • Drug Enforcement administration office to open early next year
  • Assistance needed for infant’s surgery
  • Career choices and guidance
  • CAL – out of London
  • Sports

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Former U.S. Pres. Jimmy Carter calls for release of election results – Guyana Elections 2015

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter calls for release of election results- re Guyana Elections 2015


Fmr US President Jimmy Carter

By Staff Editor On May 13, 2015 @ 7:41 pm In Local News

Former US president Jimmy Carter has called on the Guyana Elections Commission to release the 2015 election results. Below is the full press release:
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has urged Guyana’s election commission to release election results and called on political leaders to act responsibly.
“I call on GECOM to urgently publicize all of the results that it has received and reviewed in Georgetown.

Guyana Elections: Accepting the Election Results – by Ralph Ramkarran


Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Posted on April 4, 2015  – by

Since the restoration of free and fair elections in Guyana, the only election results that have been accepted were those of 1992, even though they, and most other elections since then, were accompanied by violence, particularly after the elections. The Opposition castigated the 2011 elections alleging ‘discrepancies,’ although admitting that the results would not have been affected. The PPP went further and alleged that the 2011 elections were rigged against it.

The consequences of the failure to accept election results have been devastating to Guyana. It results, after most elections, in serious post-election violence, which causes damage to property, injury and loss to innocent people and harm to Guyana. It further exacerbates ethnic tension, which the elections campaign would already have whipped up, drives fear in the population and generates a feeling of uncertainty in the minds of investors.   Continue reading

The PPP and Challenges Ahead – by Ralph Ramkarran

The PPP and Challenges Ahead

Written by Demerara Waves – Sunday, 02 December 2012 16:09

by Ralph Ramkarran, former PPP Executive Committee member.

The Election Results and its Aftermath.


Ralph Ramkarran

Four successive election victories of the Peoples Progressive Party (the Party) in 1992, 1997, 2001 and 2006 were followed by the failure to obtain an absolute majority in 2011. It was unexpected and a shock and disappointment.

Under the Constitution the Party was entitled to the Presidency and the President could appoint Ministers from among members of the National Assembly, except for technocrats. The President opted for Ministers from only the PPP, leading to a minority, rather than a coalition, majority supported government.  Continue reading

AFC calls for Govt. of national unity

AFC calls for Govt. of national unity


Expressing relief at the announcement of the elections results, Alliance For Change (AFC) Presidential Candidate Khemraj Ramjattan said yesterday, that he is prepared to work with the various parties in developing the country, since all of the manifestos had commonalities.

Picture:-  AFC Presidential Candidate Khemraj Ramjattan, party leader Raphael Trotman and executive members in discussion minutes before GECOM announced the results for the elections yesterday (December 1, 2011).

“I am happy that we have what we had projected… that it is going to be a balance of power in favour of the AFC which has emerged in the final results,” Ramjattan said at the AFC’s Fourth Street Campbellville headquarters.    Continue reading

PPPC secures 32 seats, APNU, 26, AFC, 7 – details

PPPC secures 32 seats, APNU, 26, AFC, 7


The Guyana Elections Commission confirmed today that Donald Ramotar is the new President of Guyana. His party, People’s Progressive Party Civic won 166,340 votes of the 342,236 valid votes cast.  . This represented 48.6 per cent of the total votes cast.

A Partnership for National Unity secured 139,678 votes or 40.8 per cent of the votes cast.  It secured 26 seats in the National Assembly.

The Alliance for Change secured 35,333 votes of 10.3 per cent of the total votes cast. It will now have seven seats in the National Assembly.

The total registered voters were 475,496. Total votes cast were 346,717. There were 4,481 rejected votes. The total valid votes cast were 342,236.

Voter turnout was 72.9 per cent

A breakdown of the geographical constituency votes and allocation of seats below:-

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