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Daily Archives: June 9, 2019

Guyana, other Caribbean countries anti-corruption bodies want harmonised rules, legislation

Guyana’s Integrity Commission has joined other members of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies (CCAICACB) in identifying the need for a harmonised system of rules and legislation to tackle corruption. In a communiqué at the end of its fifth annual meeting held from June 3 to 7 in the Cayman Islands, the CCAICACB said the time ...

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Cellular phones seized from Georgetown-based prisoners after Facebook post

Hours after prisoners at the Georgetown Prison showed off their picture-taking skills on Facebook, prison authorities on Sunday raided several cells and seized a number of phones, Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels said. He said all five prisoners, who featured in the Facebook picture, would be charged. Inmates are prohibited from being in possession of cell phones. Samuels said five ...

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‘No oil blocks investigator contacted me’; probe will prove deals above board – Former Natural Resources Minister

Former Minister of Natural Resources, Robert Persaud on Sunday said no government investigator has questioned him concerning the issuance of oil concessions and he and members of the then People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration were not worried about an independent probe. Officials of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) less than one month ago caused quite a stir locally ...

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