Guyana Ends Political Stalemate as New President Is Sworn In

Election authorities in the South American country of Guyana declared opposition applicant Mohamed Irfaan Ali as the country’s president, ending a political stalemate that experienced hampered the region’s newest oil-manufacturing country given that March.

Mr. Ali, a 40-12 months-outdated previous housing minister and lawmaker, was sworn into office Sunday, promising to unify the previous British colony that has extended been plagued by ethnic rivalry among citizens descended from Africa and India who make up the majority of its practically 800,000 inhabitants.