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Clock ticking on Guyana election

South America's most exciting new province has yet to call an election, despite first oil rapidly approaching

When the government of Guyana suffered a no-confidence vote back in December, the expectation was that the election would be called in March, as stipulated by the three-month window in the country's constitution. But five months on from that deadline, neither the 'caretaker' government nor the Guyana election committee (Gecom) has named a date, and doubts are creeping in whether it will be held at all this year. The delay has been caused by several factors. First the government appealed the vote to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), but, after six months of legal wrangling, lost the case. The CCJ said it would not be appropriate to order the interim administration to name an election da



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