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PPP commissioners condemn fresh attacks on GECOM chair

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2020, 15:46 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-aligned election commissioners on Thursday condemned new attacks being leveled against Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chair Retired Justice Claudette Singh. Commissioners Sase Gunraj, Bibi Shaddick and Robeson Benn said in a joint statement that there seems to be a new norm where individuals and organizations that ...

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Temporary shutdown of airports hits Guyana’s non-traditional agricultural exports

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2020, 15:26 by Denis Chabrol By Samuel Sukhnandan Guyana’s decision to ban incoming international flights, combined with the move by many airlines to reduce passenger flights,  has dealt a blow to non-traditional agricultural exports, officials said. Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Guyana closed all its airports to international passenger aircraft on March 19, ...

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Mon Repos family seeks help after fire destroys home

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2020, 16:11 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan A family has nowhere to go after a fire destroyed their Mon Repos house which was built several years ago. A fire tore apart the house at 179 Fourth Street Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara Wednesday night around 10:30, destroying everything inside. One day after, Omrow Deopaul,68, ...

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No talks with APNU+AFC before GECOM declares winner based on national vote recount- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2020, 11:10 by Denis Chabrol The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Thursday vowed not to cave in to demands by A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and said the only way forward is for the coalition to abide by the declaration  of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) based on the national vote ...

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Suspect in burning of police, army buildings charged

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2020, 7:22 by Denis Chabrol A man, who allegedly attempted to burn down section of the Anna Regina Police Station and a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) building on the Essequibo Coast, was arraigned and granted bail totalling GYD$400,000. Twenty-four year old Keyon Davis of 60 Hibernia, Essequibo Coast was charged with setting fire ti ...

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Court of Appeal to hear recounted votes case on Saturday

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 23:30 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan The Court of Appeal on Wednesday fixed an early date for the hearing of an appeal of a High Court decision that upheld that the votes from the national recount must be used to declare the results of the March, 2020 general and regional elections. The court ...

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Guyana expects thundershowers from Storm Gonzalo this weekend

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 22:19 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s weather forecasters say Tropical Gonzalo, now 1,650 kilometres off the coast of Georgetown, and is expected to bring thundershowers on Friday and  Saturday. The Hydrometeorological Service of the Ministry of Agriculture said based on current projections, including forward speed of six meters per second, the centre of this ...

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Political Scientists split on dialogue before or after declaration of results

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 15:56 by Denis Chabrol Three political scientists are split on whether A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) should hold talks before or after the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) declares a winner in the March 2, 2020 general elections. APNU+AFC on Wednesday said it was ready ...

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APNU+AFC ready to talk with political parties, insists on valid votes

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 16:23 by Denis Chabrol A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Wednesday publicly signaled that it is ready to hold  talks with other parties to resolve the deepening political crisis. “The APNU+AFC coalition, in the national interest, and with a view to maintain stability and peace, remains open to dialogue with ...

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Govt denounces CARICOM vote recount, US warns of stiffer sanctions

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 21:06 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s caretaker David Granger-led administration on Tuesday for the first time publicly denounced the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) national vote recount report, during its participation in a meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS). Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Karen Cummings, in reacting to remarks by ...

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