Tag Archives: constitutional right

Clairmont Mingo asks High Court to order his release from police custody

Region Four Elections Returning Officer, Clairmont Mingo on Thursday asked the High Court to order his release from police custody. “I am advised by our Attorneys-at-Law and verily believe the same to be true that the police are in breach of the applicant’s fundamental right to his liberty…that the applicant has been detained without lawful excuse and in violation of ...

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Prospect of Guyanese citizenship revocation now a PPP campaign issue

President David Granger’s reference to his constitutional right to revoke the Guyanese citizenship from persons who are nationals of other countries is now being used by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to galvanise overseas-based supporters to return home to vote in next month’s general elections. Addressing a campaign rally in Stewartville, West Coast Demerara, on Sunday evening, PPP presidential candidate, ...

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Granger, Jagdeo seem closer to agreeing on GECOM Chairman nominees

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Tuesday evening appeared closer to coming up with six acceptable nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). “We expect that we’ll make progress in crafting a list,” President David Granger told a media briefing. In a joint statement, Jagdeo and Granger said “that from the list of five names shortlisted by ...

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