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Daily Archives: August 28, 2020

Tabitha Sarabo-Halley eligible to sit in Parliament – AFC; WPA insists on right to choose parliamentarian

by Samuel Sukhnandan The Alliance for Change (AFC) said Friday that former Public Service Minister Mrs.Tabitha Sarabo-Halley is eligible to sit in Parliament although she has resigned from the Working People’s Alliance (WPA). WPA’s Executive Member, Professor David Hinds said his party’s executive has not discussed whether Mr. Sarabo-Halley would be asked to resign from Parliament. “We have not discussed ...

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APNU+AFC to file two election petitions to cater for potential failure

by Samuel Sukhnandan Alliance for Change (AFC) Chairman Mr. Raphael Trotman said Friday that the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) will be filing two election petitions to challenge the declaration of the March, 2020 general and regional elections. Mr. Trotman made this disclosure on Friday during a virtual press conference, where he outlined reasons for the decision. ...

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High Court extends police detention of Clairmont Mingo

The High Court on Friday granted a request by Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie for Region Four Returning Officer to be held in custody until 2:20  Saturday afternoon. He was arrested on Tuesday afternoon at his home at Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara in connection with allegations that he committed fraud during the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. Further, the ...

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Guyana’s coronavirus deaths now 35, 503 others isolated

The Ministry of Health on Friday said Guyana’s coronavirus death toll has risen to  35 with the passing of four more persons. The number of hospitalised persons is 96, including nine in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital,  and those in home isolation now total 407. The Health Ministry said 112 others are in institutional quarantine to ...

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Murder accused, “Topcat” shot, arrested… Wanted for shooting death of phone card sales rep

Murder accused Wayne Castello called “Topcat”, was shot and arrested at about 8 O’clock  Thursday night when he opened fire on police during efforts to apprehend him,  the Guyana Police Force said. Police say the incident occurred at Genip Lane, East Ruimveldt. Investigators say he attempted to escape on a motorcycle. When a policeman exited his patrol vehicle, Castello opened fire. ...

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