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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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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Justice

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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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Justice

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
  • Published in Politics

GUYANA | Guyana Gov't arrest more GECOM election officials

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 6, 2020 – As Guyana's Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) government continues to intimidate employees of the Guyana Elections Commission, the Deputy Chief Election Officer Ms. Roxanne Prince Myers will spend the night trying to rest on the cold ground of the Beterverwaghting Police station, East Coast Demerara.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Justice

JAMAICA | Gleaner Editorial warns Guyana's President Irfaan Ali to tread with care

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, October 1, 2020 - Jamaica’s Daily Gleaner newspaper has weighed in on what has become an untenable situation in the Republic of Guyana, where the Chief Electoral Officer for the Guyana Elections Commission, as well as a number of his colleagues, have been arrested on private criminal charges because the then PPP opposition party was not pleased with the manner in which the election tally was being conducted.

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  • Countries Guyana

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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