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GUYANA | MP Sanjeev Datadin withdraws as prosecutor in GECOM Officers' fraud case

GEORGETOWN, November 9, 2020 - Wiredja Online News understands that People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament Sanjeev Datadin has withdrawn from serving as lead prosecutor in the criminal proceedings against Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield and Deputy CEO, Roxanne Myers.

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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 | APNU/AFC demand PPP MP Oneidge Walrond's resignation

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 24, 2020 -  Guyana’s Opposition APNU/AFC has demanded the immediate resignation of Government minister Oneidge Walrond Allicock and her removal as a PPP Member of Parliament. Waldron is said to be the holder of dual citizenship and in violation of the country’s constitution.

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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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  • Countries Guyana
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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 | Election Petition Case Management to be held October 22

GEORGETOWN, October 15, 2020- The case management element of the election petition brought by the APNU/AFC Coalition challenging the validity of Guyana’s March 2 General and Regional Elections is set to be heard via teleconfernce on the 22nd of October before Chief Justice Roxann George-Wiltshire.

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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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  • Countries Guyana
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GUYANA | Chief Elections Officer Lowenfield arrested again

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, September 27, 2020 – Against the background of an election petition challenge filed by the Opposition APNU/AFC Coalition, and the need for the government to position the Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission as a tainted witness when the matter comes to trial, CEO Keith Lowenfield was again arrested on Saturday.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Justice
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