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Norton to possibly wait until April to become Opposition Leader

A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian, Nicolette Henry on Monday resigned from the National Assembly with effect March 31, 2022. She on Monday dispatched her resignation to House Speaker Manzoor Nadir. The resignation letter is dated February 10, 2022 and states “Please accept this letter as formal notification of my resignation from the National Assembly with effect ...

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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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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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Jagdeo ready to meet Granger every day to appoint new GECOM Chairman

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has told President David Granger that he is ready for daily meetings to reach agreement on the appointment of a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), following Monday’s resignation of James Patterson because the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that he was appointed unconstitutionally. “l wish on behalf of the Leader of the ...

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GECOM Chairman resigns

President David Granger Tuesday morning met former Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice (Ret’d) James Patterson, who has since demitted office. Government’s Department of Public Information reported that President Granger thanked Justice Patterson for his service over the past 20 months. The former GECOM Chair resigned on Monday thereby rendering that post vacant. The decision by the former ...

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PPP dual-citizenship MPs to resign, Adrian Anamayah will not renounce US nationality

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Members of Parliament (MPs), who are holders of dual citizenship, would be resigning and only one of them has informed that he would not be renouncing his American citizenship. Jagdeo said that person is backbencher, Attorney-at-law Adrian Anamayah. “He has explained to me that there are family obligations and ...

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Gov’t dual citizenship MPs resign

Guyana’s President David Granger on Monday received and accepted the resignation of all APNU+AFC coalition Members of Parliament (MPs) who are holders of dual citizenship. The MPs are Guyanese-American Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, and Guyanese-Britons Rupert Roopnaraine, Carl Greenidge and Dominic Gaskin. These members will not be returning to the National Assembly when it reconvenes on April 11. The ...

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