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Parliament restored by Appeal Court scrapping no-confidence motion – Vice President Greenidge

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 March 2019, 10:35 by Writer Guyana’s Acting President Carl Greenidge Friday night announced that Parliament has been reactivated and the 65-seat National Assembly would soon meet, following the Court of Appeal’s ruling that the no-confidence motion was not validly passed by 33 votes. “Henceforth, the situation as regards Parliament is restored to the position as ...

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Jagdeo tones down call for polling date after Court of Appeal invalidates no-confidence vote

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 March 2019, 16:56 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Friday night appeared to tone down calls for President David Granger to announce an early election date after Guyana’s Court of Appeal ruled that the no-confidence motion was not validly passed. He, however, said his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would continue to demand that the ...

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Court of Appeal rules no-confidence motion was not validly passed with 33 votes

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2019, 20:10 by Writer Guyana’s Court of Appeal by a majority on Friday struck down Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire’s decision that the no-confidence motion was validly passed by 33 to 32 votes, instead ruling that an “absolute majority” of 34 votes was required to pass a no-confidence motion. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s Attorney-at-Law, Anil ...

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More than 100 residents draw mining land lottery

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2019, 14:31 by Writer Mining lands were distributed to over 100 applicants at the first in a series of lotteries held on Friday in Georgetown. But the recipients must by April 22 submit proof of identity through a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) certificate, address and other relevant documents or forfeit their opportunity, officials declared. ...

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PPP stages countrywide protests

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2019, 13:54 by Writer The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Friday began staging countrywide protests against what it says is an illegal government now that the 90 days have expired since the passage of the no-confidence motion and no elections have been held. “The protests will go on sporadically because we want to target ...

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