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Daily Archives: June 25, 2018

Preparatory groundwork for Law Reform Commission costing GY$2.6 million monthly

As the Guyana government prepares to establish a Law Reform Commission, it has already hired support staff members and paying a rent totalling GY$2.6 million monthly, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil William said Monday. “The Law Reform Commission is in the final stages of readiness. Persons have been interviewed for the position of Commissioners. Some staff for ...

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Special Prosecutors hired last year cost over GY$2 million, other costs

The Guyana government has been paying at least GY$2 million to each of five special prosecutors since last year June, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams told the House on Monday. In response to written questions by Shadow Legal Affairs Minister, Attorney-at-Law Anil Nandlall, Williams said in a written response that the agreement signed by the special ...

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Juan Edghill unfazed by Winston Jordan’s GY$200 million “malicious prosecution” lawsuit

Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill on Monday appeared far from perturbed about Finance Minister, Winston Jordan’s GY$200 million lawsuit for “malicious prosecution”, saying the case never reached the courts for a determination. “If I will lose the case? There is no case! If what you’ve reported that the Minister is suing me for malicious prosecution; the minister ...

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Haitians, Cubans not being registered to vote in Guyana; most left through porous borders- Felix

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Winston Felix on Monday slammed claims by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) that more than 20,000 Cubans and Haitians are in Guyana and are being granted citizenship to vote in the 2020 general elections. “You just don’t take people off the road and make them citizens, particularly if they are speaking a foreign language, ...

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