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Change Guyana political party vows to renegotiate oil contracts

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 22:11 by Writer The newly-formed Change Guyana (CG) political party on Tuesday vowed to renegotiate all existing contracts with oil companies to get higher royalties and suspend the award of new concessions pending those talks. Addressing CG’s launch at the Pegasus Hotel, prime ministerial candidate, Nigel Hinds made known his party’s position on ...

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25,000 persons risk being barred from voting if they don’t collect national ID cards

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 November 2019, 11:14 by Writer The chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Claudette Singh on Tuesday ruled that more than 25,000 persons who have not collected their national identification (ID) cards will be given 21 days to do so failing which their names would be struck off the voters list and they would not ...

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Eight charged in connection with gold miner murder

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 17:12 by Writer Eight persons, including a medical doctor, were Tuesday charged with the gunning down of well-known gold miner, Deon Stoll. They were not required to plea to the indictable offence, and were refused bail and remanded to prison. Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan ordered them to return to court on November 15. ...

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9,500 eligible voters transfer home addresses ahead of general elections

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 12:24 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says almost 4,000 additional persons have been registered and more than 9,500 eligible voters have transferred their home addresses, as the claims and objections period winds down. Spokeswoman for the electoral management agency, Yolanda Ward says 3,924 persons have added their names to the National ...

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