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GUYANA | That Contentious Recount Order Decision: An Examination

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, April 30, 2021 - So, let's talk. A few days ago the Chief Justice (CJ), Madam Roxane George, dismissed the elections petition which alleged that the Recount Order was unconstitutional. The Recount Order permitted the recount of the votes cast in the March, 2020 general and regional elections. The PPP party prevailed at the close of the recount and was accordingly installed as government. The CJ held that the Order was valid.

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GUYANA | Chief Justice to deliver decision in Election Petition 88 case on April 26

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 8, 2021 - Chief Justice (ag) Roxanne George says she will be handing down her decision on the 26th of April in relation to Election Petition No. 88, filed by coalition supporters Claudette Thorne and Heston Bostwick which challenges the validity of the National Recount Order by the Elections Commission and the declaration of the final results using that order.

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GUYANA | Harmon warns of "serious resistance" if Local Government polls are delayed

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 28, 2020 – Guyana’s Opposition APNU+AFC has pushed back against the Peoples Progressive Party administration in respect of recent statements by President Irfaan Ali that Local Government Elections due in 2021, will be postponed until the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is fixed to his party’s satisfaction.

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GUYANA | Hughes objects to PPP MP serving as Prosecutor in case against GECOM officials

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 24, 2020 - Attorney-at-law Nigel Hughes has objected to the government’s appointment of sitting parliamentarian for the governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Attorney-at-Law Sanjeev Datadin to prosecute the cases involving GECOM officials, for which his party had instituted private charges.

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GUYANA | Nigel and Cathy Hughes property firebombed; Arson suspected

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 19, 2020 - Arson is suspected, at a property on Middle Street Georgetown, owned by attorney-at-law Nigel Hughes and his wife Opposition MP and former Cabinet member Cathy Hughes, which was set ablaze on Monday evening, damaging the interior of the structure.

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GUYANA | Chief Elections Officer face new charges, Lawyer says its a setup!

GEORGEWTOWN, Guyana, October 12, 2020 – C. Nigel Hughes, Attorney for Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield, is of the opinion that new forgery and misconduct charges filed by the Guyana police against his client today, was done in an effort to lay the groundwork for his dismissal from the Guyana Elections Commission.

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GUYANA | APNU/AFC Coalition warns PPP Gov’t: Desist or face retaliation!

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 10, 2020 - A demand by the Guyana police to further question the Chair of the Opposition People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Party, Volda Lawrence, has been characterised by the APNU/AFC Coalition as an intensification of psychological terrorism on the leadership of the Coalition by the PPP regime and have threatened to retaliate if this persists.

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