GUYANA-POLITICS- Prime Minister disappointed with CARICOM's statement on elections.


Prime Minister Hon Moses Nagamootoo has expressed disappointment with the statement by Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley.

The Prime Minister was a guest on a local radio show on Wednesday made reference to a statement issued by Mottley, expressing concern with the reports submitted by Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Keith Lowenfield, to the commission.

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo

Nagamootoo reminded that following the country's General and Regional Elections on March 2, the Chair and other CARICOM heads of government intervened to ensure there was a recount of the total votes cast.

An order was gazetted and a CARICOM observer team was facilitated to oversee the recount.

'There was a three-member scrutineer team in Guyana, they had conducted limited scrutiny of the ballots and submitted a report,' he remarked and further pointed out that the report also highlighted several anomalies unearthed during the recount.

The Prime Minister said that the statement by Prime Minister...

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