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Daily Archives: September 9, 2016

Guyana’s private Schools to be regulated

Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine has announced that a Coordinator of Guyana’s Private Schools has been appointed to regulate the involvement of these essential stakeholders in the education system. This appointment also gives the private school operators an opportunity to make a structured contribution to the management and enhancement of the education system, Minister Roopnaraine said. Speaking at the ...

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Ramjattan split on calls for changes to SOCU

Guyana’s Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday said he is willing to limit the responsibilities of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to probe financial crimes, but he is opposed to separating it from the Guyana Police Force. “We are going to listen to the voices of the opposition too and if they feel that, OK, if this thing ...

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Major stumbling block in charging persons who stole state assets- Ramjattan

Government has hit a major stumbling block in proceeding with criminal action against several persons who have been fingered in stealing public funds and other property because some persons have refused to give statements, Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan said Friday. Asked whether in the absence of statements or Witness Protection Programme, charging suspects have been put on the back-burner, ...

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Guyana’s Ambassador to Kuwait did not disclose his past legal woes

Guyana’s Ambassador to Kuwait, Dr. Shamir Ally did not inform authorities about fraudulent adjustments of a company’s accounts at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and it went undetected during the screening process. “The fact that it was not done by him did leave us somewhat surprised by this, but that does not necessarily mean that he should necessarily be ...

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NCN’s Sport Editor remains on suspension although President calls it “inhumane”

Although  President David Granger has strongly condemned the one month no-pay suspension of National Communications Network (NCN) Sport Editor, Jocelle Archibald-Hawke, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Lennox Cornette said she would remain off the job until the Board of Directors decides on the matter. The President making his position known would mean something to me. The matter is with the ...

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UG Law Graduates again entitled to automatic entry to Hugh Wooding Law School

Guyana blocked the Caribbean’s Council of Legal Education (CLE) from discriminating against Guyanese  in gaining automatic entry to that regional institution, according to a statement issued through the Guyana Bar Association (GBA). In the new agreement between the University of Guyana (UG), University of the West Indies (UWI) and the CLE,  the top 25 UG Law Degree graduates would be ...

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