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Auditor General recommends police probe into GYD$170 million lawyers’ fees for political court cases

Auditor General Deodat Sharma says procurement procedures were not followed by the then A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) administration to hire local and foreign lawyers to fight a series of political court cases from December, 2018 to July, 2020. Other cases for a number of government agencies were also cited in the total bill of GYD$170,828,203. The ...

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Let the law take its course and stop being a PPP mouthpiece- Harmon tells Private Sector Commission about removing GECOM officials

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Monday condemned the Private Sector Commission’s call for several election commission officials, who have been charged with election-related offences, saying that business organisation must stop being a mouthpiece for the People’s Progressive Party. “This is wicked and unacceptable. The APNU (A Partnership for National Unity) condemns this kind of political posturing by the Private Sector ...

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Attorney General, Jagdeo ask court to throw out APNU+AFC election petitions

Attorney General Anil Nandlall and Representative of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) list of candidates, Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday urged Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire to throw out two election petitions by A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), Basil Williams. Jagdeo’s lawyer, Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes said no explanation has been given to the High Court why the documents ...

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Republicans level electoral fraud claims similar to Guyana’s APNU+AFC

The Republican Party- under the Donald Trump presidency that had repeatedly called on then Guyana President David Granger to concede defeat despite concerns about electoral fraud- is now citing similar concerns in this week’s United States election. Personal Lawyer for President Trump, Rudy Giuliani Wednesday night charged that thousands of mail-in ballots countrywide could not have been verified and that ...

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National Assembly Clerk to seek legal advice on Minister Waldron’s citizenship renunciation

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs on Wednesday said he would be seeking legal advice on Tourism, Industry and Commerce Minister Oneidge Waldron’s renunciation of her American citizenship. “I am going to seek legal advice and I don’t want to make any statement and I am not certain,” he told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News. ...

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President’s swearing in of Regional Chairmen doesn’t open doors for political dialogue with opposition

The swearing in of 10 Regional Council Chairmen and Vice Chairmen-including those from the opposition- before President Irfaan Ali do not set the stage for political dialogue with the opposition, he said Monday. The President drew a distinction between his role in swearing in the Regional Chairmen and Vice Chairmen, and  political dialogue on a new governance model that his ...

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West Berbice residents block public road again with burning tyres

For the second time this month residents of Number 5 Village West Coast Berbice have set fires across the public road, apparently as a constant reminder that no one has been arrested for the killing and mutilation of cousins Joel and Isaiah Henry. Residents burned old tyres and other things across the Number 5 Public Road the same day that ...

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DPP withdraws private criminal charges against Lowenfield, Mingo, Lawrence; concerns raised about govt MP as prosecutor

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Shalimar Hack has withdrawn the private criminal charges against Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield, Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo and Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform, Volda Lawrence. Defence Counsel Nigel Hughes confirmed that the DPP’s decision is based on the fact that the police have since instituted similar charges against Though  ...

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Suspected toy gun attacker at Chief Justice’s residence on eve of elections petition case management; govt beefs up security amid political brouhaha

A man allegedly attacked two police security guards at the home of Chief Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire Wednesday afternoon with what seemed to be a toy gun,a  day before she is due to hold a case management conference for the two elections petition by the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC). The Guyana government has since announced that ...

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Police want to question PNCR Chairman Volda Lawrence

Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Volda Lawrence has been asked to report to the Criminal Investigation Department next Monday at 10am, the opposition coalition said Saturday. Initially, she was asked to do so Saturday afternoon, but an A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) spokesman said the date has been changed. The coalition slammed the governing ...

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