The CARICOM Delegation comprising several Heads of Governments has met with key players in Guyana’s recent General and Regional Elections.
The Delegation hosted a joint meeting with a team from the government (of President David Granger) and a team from the Opposition (led by former President Bharrat Jagdeo). That meeting ended in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
For most of yesterday, Wednesday 11 March, the Delegation met individually with representatives of all the parties who contested the recent elections.
They met first with His Excellency Brigadier David Granger (leader of the APNU+AFC Coalition) at the Ministry of the Presidency.
Their second meeting was with Opposition Leader and General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), Bharrat Jagdeo, and presidential candidate and Political Leader of the PPP/Civic, Irfaan Ali, at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition.
After meeting the leaders of the APNU+AFC Coalition, and the PPP/C, the Delegation met with a group of representatives from the other parties which contested the elections.
The CARICOM Delegation is led by CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, and includes: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica; Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell of Grenada; Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines; Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago; and CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque.