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APNU+AFC gov’t, ExxonMobil had no agreement for Guyana to pay for new headquarters -Mahipaul

Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian Ganesh Mahipaul on Friday said his then governing coalition and ExxonMobil never agreed that the US$160 million that would be spent on building a new headquarters building at Ogle, East Coast Demerara would be recovered from oil revenues. “I’m guided that there were discussions and there was no agreement with ...

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Gov’t asks GECOM to hand over APNU+AFC documents on immigration, deaths

The Guyana government has asked the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to hand over a document that had been submitted by A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) to back claims that many persons had voted in the names of others who were overseas or dead. Attorney General Anil Nandlall said he on Tuesday wrote GECOM Chairman, Retired Justice Claudette ...

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No clean voters list, no election – Norton

The parliamentary opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Tuesday night threw down the gauntlet at the two-year-old Irfaan Ali-led administration, signaling that they would block the holding of future elections with what they regard as a padded voters list and pressure the government to address 0ther concerns. “We are organising to ...

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Norton to possibly wait until April to become Opposition Leader

A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian, Nicolette Henry on Monday resigned from the National Assembly with effect March 31, 2022. She on Monday dispatched her resignation to House Speaker Manzoor Nadir. The resignation letter is dated February 10, 2022 and states “Please accept this letter as formal notification of my resignation from the National Assembly with effect ...

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“Leave Mudwata alone”: APNU+AFC, gov’t clash over cybercrime law

Almost three years after the then A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) administration had passed the cybercrime legislation despite warnings, now that they are in opposition they are accusing the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led government of using that law to clamp down on freedom of expression. APNU+AFC Shadow Home Affairs Minister Geeta Chandan-Edmond sought to justify the ...

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Service commissions to be appointed after Guyana gets new opposition leader

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo says that once a new Opposition Leader is in place, the government will be ready to establish several service commissions that constitutionally require consultations. With Mr. Joseph Harmon having resigned from the post of Opposition Leader, the People’s National Congress Reform-led opposition coalition is continuing internal manoeuvres for Mr. Aubrey Norton to become a parliamentarian and ...

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PNCR Central Executive dismisses motion to remove Harmon; plans underway to get an MP to resign

The People’s National Congress Reform’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) on Sunday, by a majority, refused to consider a motion for the removal of Mr. Joseph Harmon from the National Assembly to make way for party leader Aubrey Norton to become Guyana’s Opposition Leader, despite a stout official denial by that party. The sources said 31 of the 35 CEC members ...

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APNU+AFC asks for time to decide on next opposition leader after Harmon resigns

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has asked for time to deliberate about who should emerge as Guyana’s new opposition leader following Mr. Joseph Harmon’s resignation from that post earlier Wednesday. “The Chief Whip of the APNU+AFC has said that they will indicate to me at a later time their availability for me to convene a ...

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PNCR Leader tight-lipped on Opposition Leader, Representative of the List issues

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Friday skirted questions about efforts for him to take over the post of Opposition Leader from incumbent Joseph Harmon, only saying that he did not want to prejudice “negotiations”. Asked whether he was optimistic that the PNCR’s Central Executive Committee’s decision that he should become Opposition Leader would be ...

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GECOM Chairman, pro-APNU+AFC election commissioners trade words over Chairman’s info to police

Amid accusations by pro-opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) election commissioners that the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Retired Justice Claudette Singh is facilitating a police probe into officials of that election management agency, Singh on Friday upbraided them for their baseless claims and vowed to protect the staff. “As Chairperson of GECOM and a ...

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