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February 27, 2020
March 2, 2020, Guyanese voters will head to the polls for their eleventh national democratic election. This small country in northeastern Latin America rarely makes headlines, but its strategic position as a neighbor of crisis-stricken Venezuela and the recent discovery of quantities of petroleum... Read More
March 14, 2016
Guyana’s last local government elections were held on August 8, 1994. After two decades without them, the country finds itself only days away from a vote in which citizens will elect 580 seats in 71 local districts, including six municipalities and 65 Neighborhood Democratic Councils (NDCs). At... Read More
May 20, 2015
“This is the first time I have received a recognition certificate of anything in my whole life. Thank you.” Powerful words echoed by a 63-year-old Guyanese election observer as he received a certificate of appreciation from IRI and its local election monitoring partner, the Electoral Assistance... Read More
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Stacie Brown

Assistant Program Officer, Latin America and Caribbean Division
May 06, 2015
IRI has assisted and enhanced women’s organizations, such as the Guyana Women’s Roundtable, and has worked with the Women and Gender Equality Commission to empower women and to produce public service announcements urging women to vote on May 11. The Latin America division team also played an... Read More