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GECOM Chairman’s planned investigation of APNU+AFC’s claims of electoral fraud unconstitutional – Nandlall

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020, 20:52 by Denis Chabrol The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Saturday publicly warned the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh that the electoral authority would be violating the Constitution and law if they go ahead and investigate alleged voter fraud. “GECOM cannot convert itself into court and hold ...

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Eid-ul-Fit’r is Sunday… Muslims urged to help unite Guyana, pray for “courageous agents of mercy” during COVID-19

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020, 19:28 by Denis Chabrol The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) informed all Muslims that the crescent for the month of Shawwal has been sighted and so Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on Sunday 24th May, 2020. The President, Executives and the Staff of CIOG “wish the entire Muslim Community, Eid Mubarak” ...

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Well-known Guyanese, Caribbean musician and educator, Derry Etkins, dies

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020, 19:30 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese and Caribbean musician and music educator, Derry Etkins, died Saturday at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was recovering from a minor surgery, close associates said. Etkins, said to be in his mid-60s, worked several years in Barbados and the British Virgin Islands. At the time of his ...

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APNU’s claims of rigged elections turning off PPP from power-sharing – Jagdeo

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020, 15:16 by Denis Chabrol The General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party  (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday cited A Partnership for National Unity’s criticisms of the credibility of the March 2 general elections to frown on the idea of power-sharing. His remarks came one day after Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton ...

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Antigua and Barbuda ready to buy bankrupt Digicel’s local operations

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020, 9:36 by Denis Chabrol (Caribbean Business Report) Antigua and Barbuda has indicated that it is prepared to acquire the shares of the financially strapped Irish-owned telecommunications company, Digicel, if it is unable to provide a service there in the future. Earlier this week, Digicel Group One Ltd, the Bermuda-based holding company, announced that ...

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Britain helps Guyana, other Caribbean countries fight COVID-19

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020, 9:26 by Denis Chabrol Washington D.C., May 22, 2020 (PAHO)—The United Kingdom has agreed to contribute 3 million Pounds (USD $3.8 m) to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to help Guyana and seven other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member nations cushion the impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The other countries are Antigua and ...

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