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SOCU targets PPP members: Luncheon says ‘I will not resist arrest, I am innocent’

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Moments ago, officials of the Special Organised Crimes Unit (SOCU) arrested Dr. Roger Luncheon. Relying on his walker for assistance, Dr. Luncheon cooperated with SOCU, as he made his way out of the Opposition Leader’s office.

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Former PPP ministers to cooperate with SOCU, Nandlall questions legality of exercise

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The Special Organised Crimes Unit (SOCU) has been written to by former Attorney General, Anil Nandlall, informing its officers that the Opposition Parliamentarians would be available to answer queries at the Opposition Leader’s officer.

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Update: After SARU targets Georgetown business, citizen interrogated at President’s office

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On Thursday, officials of States Asset Recovery Unit (SARU) descended on a businessman in Georgetown, inquiring about tax matters. The businessman was reportedly asked about taxes and tax concessions – matters that fall under the exclusive remit of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).

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SARU targets Georgetown business, takes on role of GRA

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Officials of States Asset Recovery Unit (SARU) today descended on a businessman in Georgetown, inquiring about tax matters.

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Acting Chancellor, Chief Justice appointed

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—Jagdeo questions Granger about delay in appointment of judges  President David Granger met with Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo, this evening on the appointment of an Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary and Acting Chief Justice.

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Court of Appeal upholds third term ruling

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The ruling in the appeal of the presidential third term challenge was given today by the Court of Appeal and, in a two to one majority, the Court ruled that a person who served two terms as president can run again for a third term.

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Business community has a lack of confidence in management of economy by Granger-led gov’t – PSC

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Guyana cannot continue to improve and sustain growth, if investors’ confidence continues to be eroded, according to the Private Sector Commission (PSC).

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Three buildings razed in ‎Sandy Babb Street fire

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Flames engulfed three buildings, ‎at about 1:00AM today, on Sandy Babb Street.

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Region 9 REO arrested, brought to Georgetown after alleged sexual assault report

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Top officials in Region 9 have confirmed that the Regional Executive Officer, Carl Parker, was arrested and transported to Georgetown under police guard this morning, after being accused of sexual assault by a top elected female official in the Region.

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Nothing ‘tangible’ came out of meeting on GECOM chair, Basil Williams was unprepared – Nandlall

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Opposition Parliamentarians and Attorneys-at-Law, Priya Manickchand and Anil Nandlall, met today with Attorney General, Basil Williams, to address the matter of the appointment of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairperson.

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