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“Quarters” arrested for gunning down man near City Hotel

Last Updated on Monday, 31 December 2018, 8:42 by Writer A suspect in the early Sunday morning gunning down of a Suriname-born Guyanese man in Georgetown was arrested hours later, police sources said. The suspect has been identified as 26-year old Winston “Quarters” Wade of 59 Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman confirmed the arrest. Sources said ...

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Charrandass Persaud hints at supporting PPP

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:33 by Writer Less than two weeks after voting in favour of a People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-sponsored no-confidence motion, then government parliamentarian Charrandass Persaud stopped short of saying that he was now backing the country’s opposition party. In an interaction with a pandit (a Hindu priest) before Hindu congregants in North America, he ...

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Attorney General’s “absolute majority” of 34 votes differs from globally accepted practice

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 December 2018, 14:36 by Writer Attorney General Basil Williams has interpreted Guyana’s constitution as stating that an “absolute majority” of 34 votes are required to successfully pass a no-confidence motion against the Guyana Government. “The Constitutional requirement for voting on a motion of no-confidence is distinct from voting on the passage of legislation and ordinary ...

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