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First SWAT team told to respect human rights

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The country’s first Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit has graduated from its first phase of training and the police administration has called on the group to maintain a good public image and respect human rights. The group of highly trained men have been undergoing training by overseas firm , ...

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Speaker’s appeal of High Court budget cut ruling wouldn’t prevent slashes- Ramjattan

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman’s appeal against a High Court ruling that the House could not cut the National Budget is not expected to prevent the opposition from slashing portions of the 2014 estimates. Trotman’s lawyer, Khemraj Ramjattan, said he did not request any stay of execution of ...

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Man charged with assaulting granny

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A man accused of threatening and assaulting his grandmother was Wednesday granted GUY$30,000 bail. Eustace Griffith is accused of using threatening language to his grandmother, Joan Hazel Hendy, on March 23 at Cane Ville, East Bank Demerara. The circumstances about the alleged incident were not read in court. City Magistrate, ...

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Man jailed for domestic violence, assaulting police

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A man who assaulted his common-law wife and behaved badly to police when they went to arrest him would have to spend the next 12 months in jail. The sentence was imposed on 39 year old Orlando Grumble of 207 Alexander Street, Bourda, Georgetown after he pleaded guilty to 10 ...

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High Court discharges Robert Corbin’s case against ERC

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia High Court Judge, Brassington Reynolds has discharged an injunction which was filed in 2006 by then Opposition Leader , Robert Corbin regarding to constitutionality of the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC).. Former ERC Chairman, Junior Finance Minister  Juan Edghill told the media at his office today that the lawyers for Corbinon ...

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Elderly woman found strangled

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A woman was killed during a robbery at North Ruimveldt. From all accounts she was strangled. She has been identified as 75 year old Joyce Lewis of 3630 Christiani Street, North Ruimveldt. Police spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker said Lewis’ hands and feet were tied and “the house was completely ransacked”. Investigstors ...

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Speaker appeals High Court ruling against budget cut

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia As parliamentarians prepare to debate the 2014 National Budget, House Speaker Raphael Trotman has appealed a High Court decision that the National Assembly could not cut the estimate of expenditures. In moving to the Court of Appeal against the January 29,2012 ruling by Chief Justice Ian Chang, the Speaker said ...

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