Sir Shridath assures that Guyana’s border case is in Good Hands; “We go to work again to finish the job”

Guyana’s case that will be presented to the International Court of Justice on the border controversy with Venezuela, is in good hands. That assurance came today from Guyana’s Chief Legal Advisor on the issue, Sir Shridath Ramphal. He explained to reporters today that the same team that won the maritime case for Guyana against Suriname […]

New Police ranks urged to be new examples of high standards

Ninety-eight new members of the Guyana Police Force were this afternoon hailed for their commitment in transforming themselves from ordinary civilians to Law Enforcement personnel after successfully completing several months of training as new recruits. Training started last September with no women being part of the group. Charged to uphold high moral and ethical standards, […]

NBS managers charged for wrongful confinement of customers during standoff with Court Marshals

Two months after six managers along with other staff members of the New Building Society were arrested and questioned about unlawfully detaining customers, charges were filed in the matter today against three of the managers. The three, Anil Kishun, Anil Beharry and Deka Tulurum stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and denied the allegations. The Court […]

Child advocates praise introduction of Juvenile Justice Bill

At least two Commissioners on the Rights of the Child Commission are excited over the prospects of the recently tabled “revolutionary” Juvenile Justice Bill, but they warn that it must do more to address the issues of bail and legal representation for children. The Bill was tabled in Parliament last Thursday and will allow for […]

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