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URP Leader, Vishnu Bandhu notifies GECOM on giving up US citizenship

The fate of the candidacy of the leader of the United Republican Party (URP), Dr Vishnu Bandhu hangs in the balance as the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield has already stated that candidates must be Guyanese citizens only at the time of declaration on Nominations Day. Lowenfield has already said the seven-member commission would decide the ...

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Nigel Hinds withdraws as Change Guyana candidate because he needs his US citizenship for medical reasons

Nigel Hinds on Sunday announced his withdrawal as a candidate for Change Guyana because he is not prepared to give up his American citizenship due to a health condition. Noting that Guyana’s constitution prohibits dual citizens from contesting general and regional elections, he said he needs to seek further medical treatment in the United States. Following is the full text ...

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