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Riot police called out at Mon Repos to quell election tension

The polls in Guyana’s general elections were expected to officially close at 6 o’clock Monday evening, but after largely peaceful voting during most of the day riot police were called out at Mon Repos Village, East Coast Demerara, to keep two factions apart over allegations of electoral fraud. Riot police, armed with pellet guns, rubber bullets and teargas, were deployed ...

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