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Daily Archives: Monday, 22 June 2020, 22:50

Spike in COVID-19 cases forces shutdown of “specific” mining areas, wider testing

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020, 22:59 by Denis Chabrol A steep increase in the number of COVID-19 cases mainly in Regions One and Seven on Monday forced government to order the closure of a number of areas in the gold mining sector and increase testing for the deadly coronavirus, the National COVID-19 Task Force announced. “The enhanced containment ...

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“We believe that a declaration should be made shortly” – Jagdeo

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020, 20:47 by Denis Chabrol Hinting that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) might go to the Caribbean Court f Justice (CCJ) to appeal Monday’s decisions by the Guyana Court of Appeal, that party’s General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo said the Elections Commission (GECOM) should declare the results of the March 2, 2020 general elections. “We ...

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APNU+AFC welcomes Guyana Court of Appeal decision

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020, 16:02 by Denis Chabrol As lawyers for the political parties contemplate whether they will appeal a decision on the issue of valid votes to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the governing A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Monday welcomed the local decision. “The Court of Appeal has today, in ...

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BREAKING: Guyana’s Court of Appeal rules that “more votes are cast” means “more valid votes” for election of President

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020, 15:47 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Court of Appeal on Monday ruled by majority  that it has jurisdiction to hear an elections case for GECOM and furthered interpreted that more votes are cast means more valid votes are cast. APNU+AFC supporter Eslyn David wanted the Court to find that the Chief Elections Officer ...

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Speeding policeman dies after slamming into bikes, spares

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020, 6:17 by Denis Chabrol A policeman, who was attached to the Police Force’s Finance Office at Eve Leary, died in a road accident on the Essequibo Coast. He was 25-year old Sergeant 21873 Lakhan Persaud of Lot 5 Columbia Village, Essequibo Coast. Police say Persaud was driving a car at a fast rate ...

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Motorcyclists killed, pillion riders seriously injured

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2020, 6:12 by Denis Chabrol Two motorcyclists were killed and two  pillion riders injured when  the bikes they were riding were involved in a collision on the Le Destin Public Road, East Bank Essequibo. Dead are 22-year old Nigel Jones of 14 Middle Street, Pouderoyen , West Bank Demerara and 23-year old S. Scott ...

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