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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 22:39

AFC wants new GECOM Chairman in two weeks, extension to allow fresh voter registration

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 7:26 by Writer The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Tuesday called for the appointment of a new Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman in two weeks. “The Party now believes that the process of appointing a new Chairman should be undertaken with the utmost urgency and concluded within two weeks,” said that party which ...

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Broomes’ absence from Granger-led Bartica outreach raises eyebrows

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 22:10 by Writer Junior Minister, Simon Broomes’ failure to participate in President David Granger’s recent outreach to the town of Bartica has raised concerns, well-placed sources said. High-level government political leaders are reportedly taken aback that her absence could have been interpreted as somewhat disrespectful to the Guyanese leader, especially since she is ...

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Jagdeo ready to meet Granger every day to appoint new GECOM Chairman

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 21:49 by Writer Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has told President David Granger that he is ready for daily meetings to reach agreement on the appointment of a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), following Monday’s resignation of James Patterson because the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that he was appointed ...

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Crime Chief sent on leave to facilitate probe

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 21:25 by Writer Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lyndon Alves has been sent on leave to pave the way for an investigation, but acting Deputy Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie declined to say whether the move had anything to with swirling allegations in Berbice. “Mr. Lyndon Alves has been sent on leave to facilitate an ...

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GECOM Chairman resigns

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 16:26 by Writer President David Granger Tuesday morning met former Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice (Ret’d) James Patterson, who has since demitted office. Government’s Department of Public Information reported that President Granger thanked Justice Patterson for his service over the past 20 months. The former GECOM Chair resigned on Monday ...

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