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GUYANA | Attorney James Bond arrested over land deals; police deny lie-detector claims;

GEORGETOWN, November 24, 2020 - The Jagdeo/Ali administration today continued its apparently ongoing programme to persecute and embarrass opposition politicians by having them arrested and locked up for 72 hours, with this morning's  arrest of well-known lawyer and politician, James Bond who was detained in connection with the lease of government-owned lands. 

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GUYANA | Opposition may fund overseas forensic probe into teen murders

GEORGETOWN, November 9, 2020 - The delicate balance in the historically uneasy relationship between Indo-Guyanese and Afro-Guyanese continues to be threatened by the inability of the police to solve the killing of the three teenagers from the West Coast Berbice in early September which prompted several days of protests and unrest.

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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 | APNU/AFC to embark on Electoral/Constitutional reform

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 20, 2020 - The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) says it will be seeking the support of the government to amend certain electoral laws by way of jointly crafted constitutional reform bill.

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GUYANA | Opposition stonewalled, Gov't warned, stay out of Venezuela's internal affairs

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 16, 2020 – Speaker of Guyana's House of Assembly appears to be stonewalling efforts by the Opposition to pose questions to the Foreign Affairs Minister about the purpose of  Mike Pompeo's visit to Guyana tomorrow, as for the second day in a row, House Speaker  Manzoor Nadir denied the Opposition's request for questions to be posed about the Secretary of State's visit.

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GUYANA | APNU+AFC Coalition concerned over Pompeo's visit to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, September 14, 2020 – Guyana’s Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon and Coalition partner, AFC Chairman Raphael Trotman, say they are concerned about the impending visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and what he is expected to demand from the Guyana government as it relates to neighbouring Venezuela.

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