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Daily Archives: April 12, 2018

Charges against Ashni Singh, Winston Brassington “frivolous” – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo came out in swinging defence of former Finance Minster, Dr. Ashni Singh and former Head of the Privatisation Unit, Winston Brassington who have been charged with misconduct in public office. “In three years, that’s all you can charge for ? procedural errors and we don’t believe they are procedural errors,” Jagdeo told a news conference. He ...

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Former Finance Minister Ashni Singh, NICIL Head Winston Brassington charged in connection with GY$900 million land sales

Former Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh and former Head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL)/ Privatisation Unit, Winston Brassington were Thursday given until early next month to make an appearance in connection with the sale of three plots of land for a total of more than GY$900 million. Three charges of alleged misconduct in public office were ...

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Ashni Singh, Brassington charged in connection with land sales

Former Finance Minister, Ashni Singh and former Head of the Privatisation Unit, Winston Brassington have been charged in connection with the sale of threw plots of land. Their lawyer, Anil Nandlall said they have been charged with three counts f misconduct in public office. Nandlall said it has to with the sale of the three plots of land on the ...

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Guyana’s judiciary survives “testing period” during PNC, PPP rule- former Chancellor, Justice Carl Singh

Former Chancellor of the Judiciary, Carl Singh says Guyana’s judiciary “has survived a testing period” characterised by one of his predecessors calling on the judiciary to toe a socialist line in support of the then government, affixing of the People’s National Congress’  (PNC) flag outside the Court of Appeal and then President Janet Jagan tossing court papers over her shoulder. ...

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Stop the ruckus in the House and fix conflict with constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights- former Chancellor

Former Chancellor of the Judiciary, Carl Singh on Wednesday night recommended that parliamentarians cease their ruckus in the House and instead change the laws that conflict with constitutionally guaranteed fundamental rights. Delivering a lecture on “The Constitutional Guarantee of Fundamental Rights and the Citizen” at the University of Guyana (UG)-organised third conversation on law and the society, Singh said the ...

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