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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 10 May 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 10 May 2015

  • Decision 2015: Granger Votes [11 May 2015]
  • Ramotar makes final pitch to supporters
  • Final rally held as the Unity train throttles full speed ahead
  • Strong impression Ms Nageer on Elections 
  • Diamonds are forever
  • Early Departure for President Jimmy Carter

Click links below to view the TV News videos:-

Decision 2015: Granger Votes [11 May 2015]

Posted: 11 May 2015 05:01 AM PDT

Ramotar makes final pitch to supporters

Posted: 10 May 2015 02:03 PM PDT   Continue reading

President Carter, a true Friend of Guyana, visits again – by Ralph Ramkarran

PRESIDENT CARTER, A TRUE FRIEND OF GUYANA, VISITS AGAIN.

Posted on April 18, 2015  – by
Jimmy Carter

President Jimmy Carter

When the US Government under President Bush decided in 1990 that it would support free and fair elections in Guyana, it was the Carter Centre that was called upon to act as the midwife for a new era of democracy in Guyana. Even though the Hoyte government’s lifeline of international financial and diplomatic support had been partially severed, the government still resisted the reforms demanded by the then opposition. It required the renowned stature and nuanced diplomatic skills of President Carter to negotiate the necessary concessions that would guarantee free and fair elections. President Carter’s name will remain forever associated with Guyana’s democracy.

President Carter and the Carter Centre remained engaged with Guyana. It established a permanent office, mounted a second full observer mission for the 2001 elections and conducted a focused observation for the 2006 elections. On both occasions it concluded that the elections were free and fair.   Continue reading

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