Daily Archives: Saturday, 5 May 2018, 6:02

British colonial sedition law crushed free expression by Blacks; has no place in independent Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 5 May 2018, 6:02 by Denis Chabrol United States-based History Professor, Nigel Westmaas has slammed the sedition clause in Guyana’s Cybercrime Bill, saying it is archaic and that dates back to 1917 when British colonisers had clamped down on freedom of expression by Blacks. Westmaas, also a former University of Guyana (UG) History lecturer, called for ...

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Caribbean Court of Justice allows Guyanese architect firm to recover GY$15 million

Last Updated on Saturday, 5 May 2018, 6:36 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s New Building Society Ltd was ordered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to pay Rodrigues Architects Ltd for services provided in relation to the construction of New Building Society Ltd’s head office. The CCJ says it discharged a stay of execution that had been granted in a lower ...

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Region One residents get birth certificates

Last Updated on Saturday, 5 May 2018, 6:24 by Denis Chabrol Several residents of Sebai, Eclipse Falls and Citrus Grove in Region One uplifted their birth certificates over the weekend, April 28-29; some, for the first time. A team led by Junior Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe and Region One Member of Parliament (MP), Richard Allen distributed the ...

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Four regions get newly-graduated Patient Care Assistants

Last Updated on Saturday, 5 May 2018, 6:10 by Denis Chabrol Approximately seventy-four residents from Regions Three, Four, Five and Ten have been trained to be Patient Care Assistants (PCAs). Addressing the newly trained PCAs at a graduation ceremony this morning, at the Georgetown Club, Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence urged them to be the catalyst that will transform ...

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