Embassies, civil society reiterate calls for early Local Govt. Elections
MARCH 6, 2014 | BY KNEWS |
The pressure is piling up for Guyana to hold local government elections early with a joint statement from civil society and three embassies yesterday [March 5, 2014], signaling a growing unhappiness over the current situation.
Everything seems to be in place for votes to be cast as early as August 1st, the strong statement said.It has not been the first time that such has been issued, with the last a year ago.
This time, the British High Commission, Embassy of the United States of America and the High Commission of Canada made it clear that with new laws in place and the elections machinery ready, August 1st seems a very possible time. Continue reading