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Norton to Jagdeo: ‘Match your earnings with your assets’

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Tuesday urged Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo to disclose his earnings and assets, including foreign bank accounts, to disprove corruption allegations, in the wake of his denials that he does not take bribes from Chinese investors. “If he wants to disprove the allegation, then he can make these bank accounts ...

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PNCR Central Executive dismisses motion to remove Harmon; plans underway to get an MP to resign

The People’s National Congress Reform’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) on Sunday, by a majority, refused to consider a motion for the removal of Mr. Joseph Harmon from the National Assembly to make way for party leader Aubrey Norton to become Guyana’s Opposition Leader, despite a stout official denial by that party. The sources said 31 of the 35 CEC members ...

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PNCR non-committal about AFC support for Norton to emerge as opposition leader

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) stayed clear of saying whether it believed it could secure the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) support to back PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton to enter the National Assembly and be elected opposition leader. Ahead of a meeting Friday afternoon with the AFC on parliamentary matters, PNCR General Secretary Geeta Chandan-Edmond declined to commit herself when ...

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APNU+AFC asks for time to decide on next opposition leader after Harmon resigns

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has asked for time to deliberate about who should emerge as Guyana’s new opposition leader following Mr. Joseph Harmon’s resignation from that post earlier Wednesday. “The Chief Whip of the APNU+AFC has said that they will indicate to me at a later time their availability for me to convene a ...

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PNCR Leader tight-lipped on Opposition Leader, Representative of the List issues

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Friday skirted questions about efforts for him to take over the post of Opposition Leader from incumbent Joseph Harmon, only saying that he did not want to prejudice “negotiations”. Asked whether he was optimistic that the PNCR’s Central Executive Committee’s decision that he should become Opposition Leader would be ...

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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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Harmon confirms he’ll be Guyana’s Opposition Leader; vows to give PPP a tough time

Sixteen days after Mr Joseph Harmon was co-opted to sit on the executive of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), he on Wednesday confirmed that he would be officially voted in as Opposition Leader when the National Assembly meets for the first time following the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. Appearing on an APNU+AFC coalition social media page, ...

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Recount is illegal -PNCR member, James Bond; GECOM yet to discard 10 declarations

Even as the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice Claudette Singh has so far not asked the seven-member decision-making body to decide the fate of the 10 regional declarations of last month’s general elections, a prominent member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) insisted that recount is illegal. Attorney-at-Law, James Bond, however, made it clear that ...

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APNU+AFC New York supporters told “pay your own” airfares to Guyana to vote

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) has told governing coalition supporters in the United States that they will have to pay their own airfares to return home to vote in general elections on March 2. Addressing a fund-raising town hall meeting in Brooklyn, New York, Chairman of the PNCR’s New York Group, Errol Lewis said supporters would begin travelling to ...

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Small parties won’t split governing coalition’s votes, says PNCR’s Gary Best

Executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best is not worried that small political parties will dent the incumbent APNU+AFC coalition’s chances of winning next year’s general and administrative council elections. His position came one day after the newest political party, Citizenship Initiative (CI), was launched with promises to involve ordinary Guyanese in coming ...

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