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Daily Archives: May 5, 2016

Bar Association President slams Chairman of Prison Inquiry

The President of the Guyana Bar Association (GBA), Christopher Ram on Thursday lashed back at the Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the deadly prison unrest, Retired Justice James Patterson, saying that he was largely responsible for suffocating due process. The GBA withdrew its participation in the inquiry, prompting Patterson to describe Ram as childish and disrespectful. But Ram ...

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High Court temporarily blocks City Council from removing some vendors

The High Court has issued an interim order, preventing the Mayor and City Council from removing a vendor’s  stall, goods and merchandise situated at the former Guyana Stores Bond on Water Street, Georgetown until the court hears a summons on the matter. High Court Judge, Roxanne George set May 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM to begin hearing the case brought ...

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Stabroek Market vending: Red Thread accuses Mayor, Town Clerk of double standards; calls for compensation

Red Thread, a women’s rights organisation, on Thursday accused Town Clerk, Royston King and Mayor Patricia Chase-Green of double-standards on the removal of street vendors. “When the previous Town Clerk was in office and wanted to remove the vendors, this current Town Clerk and Mayor were fighting against it. Now they are in power they are doing the very thing ...

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No decision yet on CPL finals venue, talks ongoing- spokesman

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Thursday rubbished claims by the Guyana government that Trinidad and Tobago has out-bid Guyana to hold the finals and semi-finals of CPL 2016. CPL spokesman, Peter Breen told Demerara Waves Online News that negotiations were continuing. “No decision has been yet and negotiations are ongoing with each of the governments.” “It is inaccurate to say that the ...

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