Daily Archives: Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 16:29

Guyana should abolish death penalty instead of enacting new laws with such punishment

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 12:34 by Denis Chabrol Guyana and other countries that have enacted laws to sentence convicted terrorists to death should take steps to repeal them and also abolish the death penalty altogether, top international advocates against the death penalty said Wednesday. Commissioner with the International Commission against the Death Penalty, Justice Navi Pillay told ...

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Guyana’s social workers eye standards, self-regulation

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 16:36 by Denis Chabrol by Gary Eleazar Social Workers across the country will on Wednesday converge at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, to formulate a ‘road-map’ on the way forward on the industry’s Standards and Professional Practices. The initiative is spearheaded, in part, by the Ministry of Social Protection and is being done ...

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City Hall blocks shipping containers from leaving wharves unless they pay GYD$25K

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 16:21 by Denis Chabrol Less than one week after a City Magistrate threw out several charges against businesspersons for failure to pay a GYD$25,000 shipping container tax,  City Hall on Tuesday blocked shipping containers from leaving city wharves unless they pay the same amount of  money to use the roads. Assistant Town Clerk, ...

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SOCU Protocol now part of Police Force’s Standing Orders

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 13:20 by Denis Chabrol Six months after a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) intelligence officer was killed while on a high-speed chase on behalf of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said the long-awaited protocol for the anti-financial crimes unit has been added to the rules of the Guyana ...

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International Women Police Association awards Guyanese officer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 12:25 by Denis Chabrol The International Women Police Association will be awarding a member of the Guyana Police Force for her outstanding work among women and the social crime prevention programme. Senior Superintendent, Maxine Graham will be receiving the award during the International Women Police Conference to be held from October 9 to ...

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