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Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Former GRA Commissioner-General dies

Former Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Kurshid Sattaur died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 63 years old. A relative confirmed that Sattaur passed away in Guyana. Sattaur was tax chief until 2016, months after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) lost power. He was a devout Muslim. At one time, he had visited the ...

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Next Guyana gov’t “will have to rule for the benefit of every Guyanese” -Britain

Britain says the next Guyana government emerging from the March 2, 2020 general elections after a “credible” vote recount will have to push ahead with further reforms of the constitution of this former British colony. “Whoever takes charge will have to rule for the benefit of every Guyanese citizen, undertaking whatever constitutional reforms necessary to ensure that happens,” British High ...

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Granger plays up importance of CARICOM report on recount

President David Granger seemed set to  place great weight on a report by a team of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) scrutineers in determining the outcome of general and regional elections held almost three months ago. The three scrutineers are actively involved in the recount process of the votes cast in the presidential, parliamentary and regional council elections. Speaking on the state-owned ...

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Nandlall, Harmon haggle over claims of fake ballots

General Secretary of  A Partnership for National Unity, Joseph Harmon’s claims that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has stuffed ballot boxes with fake ballots has drawn a swift and sharp reaction from that party’s executive member, Anil Nandlall. In remarks to a select group of government-controlled  media, Harmon charged that among the list of PPP-engineered irregularities is the printing ...

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US calls on govt to respect general election results, credible recount; Granger stresses non-interference

The United States (US) is calling on the Guyana government to respect the outcome of the March 2, 2020 general elections and hoped that the recount still underway would be conducted in an acceptable manner. “We urge the government to respect the wishes of the voters, as peacefully expressed in the March 2 election. Any recount should be conducted in ...

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