Daily Archives: Thursday, 31 January 2019, 20:04

High Court decision: Dual citizens would have to vacate House seats – lawyers

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2019, 20:27 by Writer In the wake of Thursday’s High Court ruling that parliamentarians with dual citizenship is unconstitutional, lawyers said those legislators would have to be replaced before the National Assembly possibly meets again to extend the deadline by which general elections are due. Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, in her decision, observed that ...

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High Court rules no-confidence motion valid; Attorney General applies for stay

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2019, 21:29 by Denis Chabrol Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Thursday ruled that the no-confidence motion was validly passed. “The ruling of the Speaker that the no-confidence debated in the National Assembly on December 21st, 2018 was carried by a vote of a majority of all of the elected members of the National Assembly ...

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British-funded SOCU adviser fired

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2019, 14:26 by Writer The United Kingdom-hired Special Adviser to the Guyana Police Force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), Sam Sittlington, was fired because he set up a private company in Guyana. “In light of information about Dr Sam Sittlington’s private business interests his contract in Guyana has been terminated with immediate effect”, the ...

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