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Update: Prisoners relight fire at Camp Street Prison

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 23:27 by Jomo Paul At minutes after 20:00hrs on Wednesday, firefighters were call to the Georgetown ‘Camp Street’ Prisons to put out a small fire that was started by inmates at one of the cells of the prison, however what seemed like a quick operation to a few turned into a few hours. ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire at Camp Street jail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 21:54 by Denis Chabrol Fire fighters were Wednesday night battling a fire at the Camp Street jail but none of the prisoners has escaped, police said. Divisional Commander of the Guyana Police Force, Clifton Hicken told Demerara Waves Online News that inmates lit a mattress in a section of the media. No immediate ...

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Nothing wrong with judges making decisions during pre-retirement leave- Chief Justice

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 14:37 by Denis Chabrol There is nothing unusual about a retiring Chief Justice or any judge making decisions during their pre-retirement leave in cases that would have been heard before them in the Courts. This is according to statements made by sitting Chief Justice (ag) Yonnette Cummings-Edwards who explained that the practice has ...

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Guyana satisfied with UN Secretary General’s proposals to resolve border controversy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 14:28 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is broadly satisfied with proposals by the United Nations Secretary General,  Ban Ki Moon to resolve the border controversy with Venezuela, Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge said Wednesday. “The proposals in toto are workable. I am satisfied in toto that they are workable. Any specific element may have a ...

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Teixeira roasts House Speaker; says Scotland flouted constitution

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 12:03 by Jomo Paul The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is not at all happy with the manner in which issues are being dealt with at the level of the National Assembly and has accused the Speaker Dr Barton Scotland of not doing his job as prescribed by law. Opposition Chief Whip Gail ...

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Board of Inquiry to investigate Dataram’s claims against CANU

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 10:09 by Jomo Paul   President David Granger has announced that a decision has been taken to establish a Board of Inquiry to investigate claims of corruption made by self-professed drug baron Barry Dataram against Guyana’s security agencies. The President said that the decision was made on Tuesday by the National Security Committee, ...

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