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Daily Archives: Thursday, 15 August 2019, 16:29

GECOM awaits written High Court decision; 230,000 registered so far

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2019, 16:55 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday did not discuss the implications of the High Court judgement on house-to-house registration and related matters because commissioners were yet to obtain a copy of the written decision by Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, an elections commissioner said. Government-appointed elections commissioner, Vincent Alexander expected ...

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WPA calls on PPP to extend life of government ahead of poll preparations

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:37 by Writer The Working People’s Alliance (WPA), a vocal member of the governing coalition, on Thursday urged the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to agree to an extension of the deadline by which general elections ought to be held, in the wake of Wednesday’s High Court ruling that blessed the constitutionality of ...

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Chris Ram won’t appeal Chief Justice’s decision says lawyer

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2019, 11:43 by Writer Attorney-at-Law, Anil Nandlall on Thursday backed down from his plan to appeal Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire’s decision that house-to-house registration is not unconstitutional, saying that the case achieved the major objective of preventing the removal of thousands of persons from the National Register of Registrants. “In the circumstances, after a ...

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