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Daily Archives: Thursday, 16 November 2017, 16:51

Guyana’s Attorney General criticises CCJ decision, says it ignores public interest

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 November 2017, 16:51 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams on Thursday slammed the Caribbean Court of Justice- Guyana’s final appeal court- for striking out a request by the State to hear an appeal although the stipulated deadline had passed. CCJ President, Justice Dennis Byron has dismissed the request to ...

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Fly Jamaica gets approval for Guyana-Cuba route after prolonged delay

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 November 2017, 15:35 by Denis Chabrol Fly Jamaica, an airline that is majority-owned by Guyanese, has been given the green-light to serve the Guyana-Cuba route, and a top airline official said flights could begin in January 2018. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said Cabinet has granted approval for the Jamaica-headquartered airline to ply the Georgetown-Havana ...

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Cease comments on the High Court challenge to the GECOM Chairman’s appointment

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 November 2017, 14:52 by Denis Chabrol Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire Thursday urged lawyers for both sides in a case challenging the constitutionality of the appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to stop expressing opinions in the media about the matter. She asked the parties to cease “trying the case in the ...

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City workers strike for pay; admin promises cash today

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:21 by Denis Chabrol About 100 striking workers Thursday morning picketed City Hall to demand paynent of salaries, but a senior official said all of the workers would be paid later in the day. Georgetown Mayor and City Council spokeswoman, Debra Lewis assured that the municipality’s operations were not crippled. “We are not ...

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