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PPP election commissioners to boycott GECOM meetings until court cases end

Last Updated on Saturday, 7 March 2020, 23:22 by Writer The three pro-People’s Progressive Party (PPP) election commissioners Saturday night vowed to boycott all meetings of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) until the court rules on whether the Region Four election results must be verified before they are declared. “We will not respond to any such or further invitations from ...

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High Court will Sunday make important ruling concerning election results case

Last Updated on Saturday, 7 March 2020, 18:10 by Writer Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire will at 1:30 Sunday afternoon rule on whether she has jurisdiction to hear a case concerning High Court orders for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to verify the Region Four election results before they are declared. With Monday being a holiday, she said the next court ...

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Chief Justice promises swift hearing of High Court orders for GECOM to verify votes before declaring results

Last Updated on Saturday, 7 March 2020, 13:21 by Writer Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire on Saturday, in an emergency High Court hearing, promised to swiftly consider a request by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to throw out orders for it to verify Region Four results before making a declaration. “I will try to work as assiduously as possible…because, as you ...

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Protester shot dead while chopping policemen in Guyana post-election violence

Last Updated on Saturday, 7 March 2020, 11:41 by Writer A protester at Cotton Tree Public Road, West Coast Berbice, was shot dead by police after he was seen chopping two other policemen who fled after their ammunition ran out while trying to disperse People’s Progressive Party (PPP) supporters angered at the declaration of unverified results for Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica). ...

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Legal showdown looms over whether GECOM legally required to verify votes

Last Updated on Saturday, 7 March 2020, 6:44 by Writer Lawyers for A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) are Saturday expected to argue in the High Court that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is not legally required to verify the statements of poll before results in each of the ten administrative regions are declared. This contention is expected ...

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