Tag: Guyana

Americas This Week – February 9, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsVenezuela – Ongoing Crisis, snap elections possibleCNN: “The hungry poor who will decide Venezuela’s future” In the last three years, three million Venezuelans – 10 percent of the population – have left the country due to food… Read More

Americas This Week – February 2, 2019

On Deck: El Salvador presidential (February 3); Guyana snap parliamentary (due by March – exact date not set yet); Panama presidential and legislative (May 5); Canada Alberta province general (on or before May 30 – exact date not set yet); Guatemala general (June 16); Bolivia presidential and legislative (October); Haiti parliamentary… Read More

Americas This Week – January 11, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsIn addition to the elections below, we’re watching: El Salvador (presidential, February 3); Panama (general, May 5); Argentina (general, October 17); and Uruguay (general, October), as well as provincial legislative elections in Alberta (on or before May… Read More

Americas This Week – January 5, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsGuyana Snap Parliamentary – by March 2019The Economist published an in-depth piece on Guyana’s politics and how the recent oil discovery raises the stakes of the upcoming snap elections. The next elections, whenever they happen, could be… Read More

Americas This Week – December 29, 2018

Upcoming ElectionsGuyana Snap Parliamentary – March 2019The Guyana Chronicle, a government newspaper, reports that the government will be challenging the unprecedented no-confidence motion that Parliament passed earlier this month. The success of the motion triggered snap elections set… Read More

Americas This Week – December 22, 2018

Upcoming ElectionsGuyana Snap Parliamentary – March 2019Reuters reports: “Guyana’s parliament voted late on Friday in favor of a no-confidence motion in the government, triggering new elections in March in a surprise defeat for President David Granger as he… Read More