Daily Archives: Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 19:36

PPP accuses gov’t of spending taxpayers money to defend APNU+AFC in US; Harmon defends decision for gov’t, country

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 21:34 by Writer The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Wednesday accused government of spending thousands of United States (US) dollars of taxpayers’ money to pay an American lobbying firm to defend A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) against claims of electoral process, but a top government official fired back, saying ...

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Elections Commissioner Alexander proposes 8 recount workstations; Commissioner Gunraj sticks with 20

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 19:15 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is now tasked with determining whether to use eight, five or 20 computer workstations for a national recount of ballots cast the March general elections. Pro-coalition Elections Commissioner, Vincent Alexander said his proposal for eight counting stations was tabled after he and other election commissioners, ...

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Start date for national vote recount “likely” today

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 19:16 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Wednesday afternoon indicated that a date for the start for the national recount of votes cast in March’s general elections is likely to be decided soon and that the exercise could be finished by April 30, 2020. These indications came from GECOM Chairman, Retired ...

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OAS elections observer mission calls for removal of biased persons from national vote recount

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 19:03 by Writer The Organisation of American States (OAS) election observer mission on Wednesday frowned on Guyana’s Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield’s proposed 156-day duration for a recount of votes cast in general elections in March. The Chief of the OAS Observer Mission, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Bruce Golding also issued a ...

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“Follower”, “Big Life” charged with Republic Gardens home invasion, robbery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 18:56 by Writer Two men were Wednesday arraigned on armed robbery charges in connection with a home invasion at Republic Gardens, East Bank Demerara. The offences were committed on Ryan Rajmangan and Nicholas Prince at Lot 335 Republic Gardens on April 9, 2019. Godfrey “Follower” Lynch, 25, of 54 Fifth Street, Albertown and ...

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One dead, one injured after car slams into cow

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 18:51 by Writer An occupant died and the driver was severely injured Tuesday night when the car they were travelling in slammed into a cow. The accident occurred at about 9pm on the Good Hope Public Road, East Coast Demerara. The dead man has been identified as 32-year-old Rakesh Singh of Lot 46 ...

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