GECOM conflicted by financial setbacks, stalled LGE &

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GECOM conflicted by financial setbacks, stalled LGE & By Kurt Campbell kurt@newsroom.gy Unfilled vacancies for at least five senior posts at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) have given rise to conflicts at weekly meetings of the seven-member Commission as the operations of the elections body grind to a halt. GECOM has been facing financial setbacks for several months now and has not been able to procure basic stationery items or pay for the private buildings it rents. Constitutionally due Local Government Election (LGE) is now stalled indefinitely and the Commission has also defaulted on its twice-yearly mandate to update the voters’ lis …
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