Guyana Elections 2020

The latest news, photos and opinion on the 2020 General and Regional elections in Guyana. These elections will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020.

APNU’s chief negotiator Volda Lawrence speaking at a recent PNCR press conference
APNU’s chief negotiator Volda Lawrence speaking at a recent PNCR press conference

AFC says will go solo if electoral pact with APNU not settled by Monday

Governing coalition partners APNU and the AFC differ on when negotiations for a revised Cummingsburg Accord are expected to wrap up, with the AFC saying that Monday will be the last meeting between the two electoral allies while APNU has indicated that talks are likely to conclude before the end of the year.

Robert Badal
Robert Badal

Badal says he is not anti-union

Although he ended union representation at his Pegasus Hotel back in 2010 following a bitter fallout with the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union (CCWU), Change Guyana presidential candidate and hotelier, Robert Badal says that he wants to make clear that he is not anti-union.

Robert Badal (right) and Nigel Hinds

Change Guyana promises tax cuts

The Change Guyana party yesterday announced that it would make sweeping across-the-board tax cuts should it be elected into office but it could not immediately say what measures would be implemented to cushion the likely deficits in revenue that would be created.

Khemraj Ramjattan

Thursday is make or break day for coalition – sources

The  deadline given to the Alliance for Change’s negotiators by its constituency for a new Cummingsburg Accord with APNU expired yesterday but having failed to reach consensus on the proposed terms, the two governing coalition partners will have a final meeting on Thursday which will “ultimately decide” if they split for the 2020 General Elections, sources say.

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