said that cognizant of all that has transpired over the past months, it has an obligation to produce a credible Official List of Electors (OLE) in the first instance and ultimately credible elections within the shortest possible time.
The main opposition People's Progressive Party (PPP) has been calling for the poll to be held in October, but President Granger has said he will only announce a date when he is infrmed by GECOM
that it is prepared to stage the election.
Jagdeo has said the PPP welcomes the High Court ruling that house to house registration was not illegal or unconstitutional in itself but noted that the Court had reminded GECOM
that it could not operate as if it was a normal elections cycle.
The High Court Wednesday ruled that the house to house registration exercise being conducted by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM
) as the country prepares for fresh regional and general election as mandated by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is not unconstitutional or unlawful.
We have had such major industrial growth over the last 10 years." Other major employers include GECOM
Co., whose 1,500 employees make car-door locks and latches; NTN-BCA, a ball-bearing manufacturer; and LECO Textron, another auto parts supplier, which Ray says is "doing very well."
, major employers include Delta Faucet, which employs about 1,000; Valeo Thermosystems, which employs 800 and makes vehicle heating and air-conditioning components; NTN-BCA, which makes ball bearings for the agriculture and auto industry and employs about 1,000; ELCO Textron, which completed a major expansion in 1997 and added window door slides to its product line-up; and Sintering Technologies, employing 175 and making powdered metal auto components.
One of the county's biggest success stories is Gecom
Co., a Japanese manufacturer of car-door locks and latches that came to Greensburg in 1987.
One day before the Guyana High Court is to deliver its verdict in the legal challenge to the house to house registration exercise being conducted by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM
), supporters of the main opposition People's Progressive Party (PPP) took to the streets on Tuesday demanding that President David Granger name a date for the polls.
Bob Bostic, executive director of the Greensburg Area Chamber of Commerce, says that GECOM
Corp., which produces automotive locks and latches, will be increasing employment by 40 to 50 in coming months.