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Daily Archives: January 15, 2015

GUYANA: Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry to resume after lingering uncertainty

Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee is slated to take the witness stand when the International Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the death of Walter Rodney reconvenes on January 26th, Attorney-at-Law Joseph Harmon says. During an interview with Caribbean News Desk today Harmon said thatCommission recently circulated notices advising the date for the next hearing and the names of three witnesses ...

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Guyanese drowns in neighbouring Suriname

A Guyanese man late Wednesday afternoon allegedly drowned after he fell off a fishing vessel he was working on in neighbouring Suriname, relatives said. He has been identified as 28-year old Rawle Henry.  His body has not been recovered. A relative said that the incident occurred shortly after 5 PM, a few moments after he had spoken with his grandmother ...

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OAS approves declaration for timely holding of elections

The Organisation of American States (OAS) on Wednesday approved a Declaration for the swift holding of elections in Haiti, days after last ditch negotiations for a new electoral law collapsed and prompted the dissolution of Parliament. President Michel Martelly is now ruling by decree. Approval of the Caribbean Community (Caricom)-sponsored Declaration by the Permanent Council followed an update on the ...

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