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GUYANA | Race Tension High In Guyana, Civil unrest possible

GEORGETOWN, Guyana. August 29, 2020 - All is not well in Guyana as simmering political tension over the arrest and detention by the ruling PPP of several Guyana Electoral Commission (GECOM) officers seem to have exploded in the community of  Belladrum, West Coast resulting in the deployment of heavily armed police officers to break up the protest.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in CARICOM

GUYANA | Lawyer wants charges dropped against Lowenfield

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 10, 2020 - Attorney-at-Law  Nigel Hughes has written Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mrs. Shalimar Ali-Hack asking that she drops all criminal charges filed against Chief Election Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Keith Lowenfield.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Justice

GUYANA | GECOM Coalition Commissioners cry foul, advocate fresh elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Aug. 2, 2020- The three GECOM Commissioners appointed by the A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change coalition, were not at all happy with the fact that the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield on Sunday presented his report of the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections based on the figures generated from the national vote recount.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | Guyana's New President Dr. Irfan M. Ali Sworn in on Sunday

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 2, 2020 - Guyana’s ninth Executive President, 39 year old Dr Irfaan Ali was sworn in on Sunday afternoon, a short while after GECOM made a 2:30 pm declaration that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) had won the March 2 General and Regional elections.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | “Order No.60 deeply flawed” John Jeremie tells Appellate Court

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, The Guyana Chronicle, July 26, 2020 -- In a legal battle of words that spanned more than five hours on Saturday, former Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago, Senior Counsel John Jeremie, told the Court of Appeal that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has no other choice than to declare the results of the General and Regional Elections based on the 10 Declarations made by the Returning Officers last March.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Justice
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