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Daily Archives: March 29, 2017

Special prosecutor approved for ‘Brazilian church’ pastor charged with death by dangerous driving

Attorney-at-law Eusi Anderson has been assigned as special prosecutor to the case of Haleno Luiz, the Universal Church pastor accused of causing the death of Maurice Moseley by dangerous driving. The matter was previously prosecuted by police prosecutors Deniro Jones and Arwyn Moore, through the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution. The DPP office recently issued the fiat for ...

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Accountant, father robbed during home invasion

An accountant and her father were Tuesday night robbed of cash and a cellular phone at their home at Chateau Margot, East Coast Demerara, police said. Police were told that the two perpetrators were armed with a handgun and a pair of scissors. The victims are Accountant, 24-year old Salome Lall and her unemployed father, 49-year old Mohan Lall.   ...

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Police hunt three suspected robbers

Police said they were searching for three suspects who Tuesday evening robbed two persons of their jewellery in Newtown Kitty, Georgetown. One person has been shot and hospitalised in a stable condition. Investigators were told that about 7:30 PM Liverpool Junior, 19, a welder of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was standing in front of a business establishment in Garnett Street, Newtown Kitty ...

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Hundreds demand removal of VAT on school fees

Hundreds of teachers, parents and students of several privately-owned educational institutions on Wednesday thronged outside the Ministry of Education’s headquarters, demanding that government scraps the 14 percent Value Added Tax on tuition fees. They also frowned on the government’s suggestion that students have the option of attending state-owned schools, saying the physical conditions and quality of teaching is very poor. ...

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AG offers no apology over courtroom outburst

by Gary Eleazar Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams, today (March 29, 2017) refused to issue a public apology over an outburst be made in the court this past week, causing Justice Franklin Holder to prematurely leave the bench without adjourning the case he was hearing. Justice Holder has since written to the Chancellor of the Judiciary ...

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