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.

Acting Chief Justice
Roxane George-Wiltshire SC
Acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire SC

CJ throws out APNU+AFC petition

The opposition APNU+AFC has lost its bid to invalidate the national recount of ballots cast which was undertaken by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) following last year’s contentious General and Regional Elections.

Page One Comment: Democracy at stake

(Stabroek News March 6, 2020) Throughout his tenure in office, President Granger has presented himself as beyond reproach while flagrantly breaching the constitution of the Republic of Guyana in a selfish bid to remain in power to empower him and his constituency.

AFC congratulates Ali

The Alliance For Change (AFC) yesterday congratulated President Irfaan Ali on his election while maintaining that there were “countless” irregularities at the March 2nd election and this would be pursued via a petition.

Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards swears in Dr Mohammed Irfaan Ali as the 9th Executive President of Guyana at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre yesterday.

Ali sworn in as President

Exactly five months after voters went to the polls and the rolling back of blatant efforts to rig the March 2nd general elections in favour of APNU+AFC, the PPP/C’s presidential candidate Irfaan Ali was dramatically sworn in yesterday as Guyana’s 9th President.

From left at the swearing in yesterday are Indian High Commissioner to Guyana, Dr. K. J. Srinivasa; Canadian High Commissioner, Lilian Chatterjee; US Ambassador, Sarah-Ann Lynch; UK High Commissioner, Greg Quinn and UN Resident Co-ordinator, Mikiko Tanaka.

Western envoys congratulate Ali on presidency

The envoys of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union yesterday congratulated Irfaan Ali on his swearing in as the President of Guyana and said they looked forward to “meaningful progress on constitutional reform and reconciliation”.

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