Daily Archives: Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 20:55

Files in “disarray” as Jennifer Westford, Margaret Cummings fraud trial begins

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 14:52 by Denis Chabrol The commencement of the GYD$600 million fraud trial of former Minister of Public Service, Dr. Jennifer Westford and her former Chief Personnel Officer, Margaret Cummings was short-lived after the prosecutor’s files were in “disarray.” Following objections by Defence Lawyer, Neil Boston, City Magistrate Judy Latchman gave Police Prosecutor, Neville ...

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No more Old Age pension for overseas-based Guyanese

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 20:55 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Social Protection will be putting measures in place to ensure Guyanese who live in other countries do not access a Guyanese Old Age pension, according to Minister of Social Protection, Volda Lawrence.   Minister Lawrence described it as ‘double dipping’ when persons not living in Guyana, ...

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“Picture Boy” sentenced to death for murdering brothers

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 20:39 by Denis Chabrol Almost 10 years after Cyon “Picture Boy” Collier gunned down two brothers at Victoria, East Coast Demerara, he was found guilty of murder by a 12-member jury and sentenced to death. Collier rode up on a motorcycle and shot dead Ray “Sugar” Walcott and Carl “Alo” Andrews on September ...

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Guyanese medical doctor accused of sexual misconduct loses GYD $20 million claim at Caribbean Court of Justice

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 20:43 by Denis Chabrol Port of Spain – CCJ. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) gave judgment in Medical Council of Guyana v Rama Sahadeo, rejecting a claim of GY $20 million by Dr. Rama Sahadeo for loss of earnings. This claim arose following upon his allegedly unlawful suspension from medical practice in ...

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