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GUYANA | Heath-London responds to NICIL with documentary evidence

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 23, 2020 - Mr. Nigel Hughes, Attorney for  Colvin Heath-London the  embattled former Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana government’s holding company for State assets- National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), has responded to the company’s allegation of fraud in relation to board minutes and other documents released in defence of his client.

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GUYANA | Nigel Hughes says his client Heath-London was wrongfully arrested

GEORGETOWN, November 22, 2020 - Nigel Hughes, attorney for former NICIL CEO Colvin Heath-London, says his client has been wrongfully arrested and that that an application to extend the time for Mr. London’s continued detention is being prepared by Lawyers for the state.

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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 | Hughes issues Nov. 3 deadline for DPP to withdraw MP as prosecutor in election case

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 31, 2020 - Attorney at law Nigel Hughes, has given Guyana’s Director of Public Prosecution, Shalimar Ali-Hack, S.C., until November 3 to revoke the Fiat issued to PPP member of parliament Sanjeev Datadin to present and prosecute the cases against his clients  Keith Lowenfield and Roxanne Myers, Chief and Deputy Election Officers of the Guyana Election Commission.

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GUYANA | Hughes writes to DPP asking that MP Datadin be removed as prosecutor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 25, 2020 - Wiredja Online News understands that attorney-at-law Nigel Hughes has written to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Shalimar Ali-Hack, formally requesting that she revokes the appointment of People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament Sanjeev Datadin as special prosecutor into the ongoing election fraud cases.

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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 | Government intensifies pressure on GECOM Staff, Political Opposition

GEORGETOWN, October 20, 2020 - As the hearing of the Elections Petitions case by the Guyana Supreme Court into the March 2 General Elections draws closer, the new PPP administration appears to be using the Guyana police force to intensify its pressure on the staff of the Guyana Elections Commission as well as the harassment of targeted members of the APNU/AFC Coalition.

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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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