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Daily Archives: February 17, 2018

City Hall slams Councillors calling for Town Clerk’s removal; says Councillors interfere in admin’s work

City Hall on Saturday slammed two Councillors who are in the forefront of calls for Town Clerk, Royston King to be removed from office, as well as the entire elected body for failing to craft a single policy to improve the management of Georgetown. In a statement issued on Saturday in the name of Mayor and City Council spokeswoman, Debra ...

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President Granger mourns the passing of Justice Shahabudeen

President David Granger on Saturday mourned the passing of Retired Justice¬†Mohamed Shahahbuddeen, a former Attorney General of Guyana and judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Shahabudeen was 86 years old. Following is the full text of President Granger’s message of condolence. His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, extends heartfelt condolences to the family ...

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Former Attorney General Mohammed Shahabudeen dies

Former Attorney General of Guyana, Mohammed Shahabudeen has died, sources confirmed. He was in his mid 80s. Shahabudeen was also a former judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) from 1988 to 1997. He has worked as an Arbitrator and Consultant in international law. Since 1959, he worked for the Guyana government and in politics until 1962 as a ...

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GDF increases presence nearer Guyana-Venezuela border to curb criminal activities

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) has begun moving troops closer to the Guyana-Venezuela border amid reports of heavily armed Venezuelan ‘Sindicato’ gangs and curb the smuggling of illegal guns for food, officials said. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said Guyana was aware of violent incidents, including the beheading of persons, by Sindicatos. “We have had several reports in that area ...

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