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Guyana: No Official Election Results But Govt., Opposition Both Claim Win

Share Tweet The coalition A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Tuesday afternoon claimed victory in general and regional elections. An hour later, so did the incumbent PPP/Civic. (Facebook image) News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. May 13, 2015: Forty eight hours after voting concluded in Guyana, the country’s Elections Commission has released only preliminary results from the May ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Limits Upheld In Venezuelan Billionaire Mezerhane’s Lawsuit, Says Diaz Reus

Share Tweet MIAMI, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Expatriate Venezuelan billionaire Nelson J. Mezerhane’s attempt to sue his government and the Venezuelan equivalent of the FDIC in U.S. courts for alleged illegal expropriations has again been turned back, this time by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The May 7, 2015, decision affirms the U.S. District Court ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Limits Upheld In Venezuelan Billionaire Mezerhane’s Lawsuit, Says Diaz Reus

Share Tweet MIAMI, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Expatriate Venezuelan billionaire Nelson J. Mezerhane’s attempt to sue his government and the Venezuelan equivalent of the FDIC in U.S. courts for alleged illegal expropriations has again been turned back, this time by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The May 7, 2015, decision affirms the U.S. District Court ...

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Voters Still Await Election Results In This CARICOM Nation

Share Tweet         Voters at one polling station in Guyana Monday. The main opposition coalition, APNU-AFC at a press conference earlier this morning. Guyana President Donald Ramotar and his wife after voting on Monday, May 11, 2015.   News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. May 12, 2015: Some 24-hours after voting in the South American nation of Guyana, ...

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Voters Still Await Election Results In This CARICOM Nation

Share Tweet         Voters at one polling station in Guyana Monday. The main opposition coalition, APNU-AFC at a press conference earlier this morning. Guyana President Donald Ramotar and his wife after voting on Monday, May 11, 2015.   News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. May 12, 2015: Some 24-hours after voting in the South American nation of Guyana, ...

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Carter Leaves Guyana Claiming Illness But Delivers Atlanta Speech

Share Tweet News Americas, ATLANTA, GA, Tues. May 12, 2015: Former US President Jimmy Carter cut short his election observer visit to Guyana Sunday, claiming he was unwell. But overnight the 90-year-old elder statesman had recovered to deliver the opening speech at a Carter Center event Monday in Atlanta on ending sexual exploitation. “President Carter welcomes audience this morning at ...

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Voters In This CARICOM Nation Go To The Polls Today

Share Tweet   Sunday morning, May 10, before leaving Georgetown, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center election observation delegation co-leaders — Dame Billie Miller of Barbados and Dame Audrey Glover of the United Kingdom — met with some of Guyana’s leaders. Above, (from left): Miller, Glover, Carter, Guyana presidential candidate David Granger. (From left): Miller, former Guyana ...

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Voters In This CARICOM Nation Go To The Polls Today

Share Tweet   Sunday morning, May 10, before leaving Georgetown, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center election observation delegation co-leaders — Dame Billie Miller of Barbados and Dame Audrey Glover of the United Kingdom — met with some of Guyana’s leaders. Above, (from left): Miller, Glover, Carter, Guyana presidential candidate David Granger. (From left): Miller, former Guyana ...

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Voters In This CARICOM Nation Go To The Polls Today

Share Tweet   Sunday morning, May 10, before leaving Georgetown, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center election observation delegation co-leaders — Dame Billie Miller of Barbados and Dame Audrey Glover of the United Kingdom — met with some of Guyana’s leaders. Above, (from left): Miller, Glover, Carter, Guyana presidential candidate David Granger. (From left): Miller, former Guyana ...

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This Caribbean Leader Gets A Saint’s Medal

Share Tweet Pope Francis (R) meets Cuban President Raul Castro during a private audience at the Vatican May 10, 2015. REUTERS/GREGORIO BORGIA/POOL News Americas, ROME, Italy, Mon. May 11, 2015: A Caribbean leader on Sunday was bestowed with a medal of a French saint by Pope Francis, the Vatican’s first South American pope. The pope presented Cuban President Raul Castro ...

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