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Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

British Virgin Islands drug trial: Guyanese $20 spoils prosecution’s show

(BVI NEWS).- The ‘mysterious’ appearance of a Guyanese $20 bill has affected the case prosecutors have been building against Dillon Findlay and Jariel Harrigan, who are on trial in relation to marijuana-related charges. The prosecution had tried to enter an exhibit into evidence, but was denied after the court discovered the Guyanese $20 – which was not accounted for – inside ...

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Caribbean media mobilised for strengthening climate change outreach

By Adelle Roopchand – Belize City Over 25 media and communications practitioners from 9 CARICOM countries, both public and private sector converged at the Ramada Belize Princess Hotel for a capacity building training in Belize on 26-27 April 2017. The training organised by the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) aimed to encourage climate change outreach through media to address one ...

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Granger asks Jagdeo for CVs of GECOM’s nominees

President David Granger said he first wants to see the qualifications and experience of the six persons nominated by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo to be  the next Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). “I wouldn’t make a choice until I see the CVs (Curriculum Vitae),” he said very briefly when asked by Demerara Waves Online News after the conclusion ...

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Chancellor observes AG Williams has not responded to Justice Holder’s letter; next court date fixed

Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards on Thursday noted that Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams has not responded to Justice Franklin Holder’s concerns about his conduct in court. “A copy of Justice Holder’s letter was sent to Mr. Williams SC for his information and guidance and any response. To date Mr Williams SC has not ...

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