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Civil Society Forum urges Jagdeo find compromise with Granger on general elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2019, 20:55 by Writer A broad-based Civil Society Forum on Thursday urged Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to seek a meeting with the Guyanese leader to end the almost two-month-old stalemate over the holding of general elections. “The Forum’s position is that there should be some level of compromise and so while the Forum would ...

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PPP to remove dual citizen parliamentarians

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2019, 15:52 by Writer Guyana’s Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would replace its dual citizen parliamentarians if it has to return to the House for elections-related matters. Jagdeo could not immediately say who would replace the lawmakers, saying the PPP was yet to discuss the matter. The ...

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Jagdeo wants international sanctions on gov’t if March 19 polling date is missed

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2019, 15:33 by Writer Guyana’s Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would return to the National Assembly only to set a definitive date for general elections. “There is no date I have in mind outside of March 19,” he told a news conference. “We will not return to ...

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Dual citizen lawmakers must be replaced when Guyana Parliament meets again

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2019, 12:43 by Denis Chabrol Parliamentarians, who are dual citizens, would first have to be replaced before the National Assembly considers an extension of the 90-day deadline for holding general elections or monies for those polls, a public forum heard Wednesday night. Organised by the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre and held at Red House, ...

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