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Guyana Constitution prohibits parliamentary defection; Persaud knew he was “usurper”- former Belize Attorney General tells CCJ

Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:21 by Writer Former Belize Attorney General, Eamon Courtenay on Thursday urged the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to find that then government parliamentarian, Charrandass Persaud’s vote for the no-confidence motion was invalid because Guyana’s constitution prohibits parliamentarians from being disloyal to the party list of candidates. Courtenay, who teamed up with Guyana’s ...

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Attorney General commits to GECOM funding for general elections; CCJ President says system must work

Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:11 by Writer Attorney General, Basil Williams on Thursday assured the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that the Guyana government would set aside monies needed to conduct general elections if the regional court finds that last December’s no-confidence motion was validly passed by the National Assembly. “You, as Attorney General, do we have ...

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GECOM tells Caribbean Court general elections possible in November after voters’ list is revised, money allocated

Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:22 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday told the Caribbean Court of Justice that November 2019 is the earliest it could hold general elections after it gets funds and a new voters’ list from house-to-house registration, even as regional judges said that elections management authority ought to always be ready ...

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CCJ asked to order general elections in Guyana soon with updated voters’ list; Judge frowns on slothfulness of judicial system

Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:22 by Writer Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, through his lawyer, on Thursday asked the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to issue an order to hold general elections in the shortest possible time if the regional law lords find that the no-confidence motion was validly passed. Senior Counsel, Douglas Mendes asked the court to ...

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