Daily Archives: Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 18:59

Political activist Crum-Ewing’s murder accused freed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 15:35 by Denis Chabrol The man accused of the murder of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing in the run-up to  Guyana’s general elections last year was Wednesday freed by City Magistrate, Judy Latchman because of insufficient evidence. Regan Rodrigues, 38,  was free to leave the Georget0wm Magistrates’ Court after the Magistrate ruled that there was ...

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APNU, AFC Councillors call for Town Clerk to go

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 18:59 by Denis Chabrol Deputy Mayor, Sherod Duncan and fellow Georgetown City Councillor Andriea Marks on Tuesday signalled that they would team up with each other to spearhead a campaign for the removal of Town Clerk, Rosyton King. Marks’ first salvo was the hoisting of two two placards during the City Council’s statutory meeting ...

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Family disagreements major suicide risk factor; govt targets alcohol abuse in suicide fight

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 17:24 by Denis Chabrol Researchers believe that family problems are the biggest trigger for suicide in Guyana, even as government prepares to outlaw attempted suicide and go after alcohol consumption. Final Year Graduate Student in the University of Guyana’s Masters in Public Health Programme, Liza Marie Merai said her thesis on “Suicide attempts ...

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PPP’s Nandlall about to challenge drug bond deal in High Court

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 11:10 by Denis Chabrol Despite the Guyana government’s assurances that it was preparing to cut short the “undesirable” rental of a pharmaceutical bond from a city businessman, former Attorney General Anil Nandlall plans to file legal action to scrap the deal. Nandlall said that in the first instance that the contract between the ...

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