CCJ refuses to set date and timeline for Elections but indicates Govt. now in ‘caretaker” mode

The Caribbean Court of Justice this afternoon stayed clear of setting any date or timeline by which Guyana should host elections, throwing that issue over to Guyana’s political players. In delivering the consequential orders, CCJ President Justice Adrian Saunders said the Constitutional provisions on the passage of a no-confidence motion are clear and “it would […]

Teen charged for murder of friend over gambling game

Four days after the stabbing death of a 21-year-old man during a gambling game, his 17-year-old friend has been charged for the murder. The teenager, whose identity cannot be revealed because of his age, appeared in Court this morning and was charged with the murder of Kaneville resident Mervin Squires. The teen was not required […]

20-years in jail for granny rapist

A 39-year-old man was today sentenced to 20-years in jail after he admitted to raping a 76-year-old woman. Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall handed down the prison sentence today after Delon Blake pleaded guilty to the crime. The incident reportedly took place back in 2017. While handing down the sentence, the Judge said she would have considered […]

CCJ and Judges cannot pronounce on elections date -Ramjattan

The Alliance For Change which is one of the parties in the coalition government does not believe the Caribbean Court of Justice will enter the realm of Guyana’s politics when it hands down its consequential orders for the no-confidence case on Friday. The Opposition wants the CCJ to order that the Government holds elections by […]

Jagdeo wants CCJ to order expired list be used for new elections

The Caribbean Court of Justice will be handing down its consequential orders in the no-confidence and GECOM Chairman cases tomorrow. The Court has already ruled that the no-confidence motion against the government was validly passed. As the country prepares for possible early elections, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has indicated that the CCJ should order those […]

Govt. abolishes three-month work before pay policy

Describing it as “unconscionable”, Public Service Minister, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley announced this morning that the policy of newly hired public servants being forced to work for three months before receiving their salaries will now be something of the past. Sarabo-Halley told reporters that based on her checks and inquiries, there is nothing that could be found […]

Recipients of all Govt. scholarships to be made public -Sarabo-Halley

Minister of Public Service, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley this morning announced that moving forward, the Scholarships Department of the Public Service will be publishing the names of all recipients of government scholarships. At a press conference this morning, Minister Halley said the scholarships are being funded by public money and therefore she believes the public has a […]