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Daily Archives: Monday, 17 July 2017, 20:42

Transfer of Lusignan prisoners to new holding facility underway – Director of Prisons Samuels

Last Updated on Monday, 17 July 2017, 20:42 by Denis Chabrol Approximately 200 prisoners, at the Lusignan facility, have been moved to the recently constructed tarmac area of the compound. Director Prisons Acting, Gladwin Samuels said that work on the temporary holding facility began the day after the Georgetown Prison fire on July 09, government announced. The announcement was contained ...

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Another prison escapee recaptured

Last Updated on Monday, 17 July 2017, 20:52 by Denis Chabrol One of the five remaining prison escapees was captured Monday shortly before 4 PM at ‘B’ Field, Sophia, police confirmed. He is Cornelius Thomas. Police said he was unarmed and there was no need for the use of force. He was seen walking along the roadway. Law enforcement authorities ...

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GECOM Chairman appointment: High Court rules against Pres Granger’s interpretation of constitution

Last Updated on Monday, 17 July 2017, 16:48 by Denis Chabrol Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire on Monday ruled against President David Granger’s interpretation of Guyana’s Constitution for the appointment of a Chairman of the Elections Commission (GECOM), saying that there is no preference for judicial persons. She said she agreed with lawyers for the Leader of the Opposition and the ...

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