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Daily Archives: May 28, 2018

Chief Justice orders Legal Affairs Minister to operationalise Judicial Review Act

Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire on Monday ordered Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams to bring into force  the Judicial Review Act  (JRA)by July 31, 2018. The Bill was approved by the National Assembly and eventually signed into law by then President Bharrat Jagdeo 2010, but was never operationalised. Attorney-at-Law, Anil Nandlall, who got a temporary High Court order in December 2017, ...

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Public Service Credit Union rubbishes govt’s demand for GY$49 million waivers

The Guyana Public Service Co-operative Credit Union Ltd (GPSCCU) on Monday rejected government’s decision to take over the financial institution because it is being poorly managed and it owes the ministry almost GY$50 million in waivers dating back 2002. Credit Union Chairwoman, Patricia Went said said the Chief Cooperative Officer at the Ministry of Social Protection’s Department of Labour, Perlina Gifth last ...

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GuyOil’s Finance Manager resigns, as probe continues into GY$48 million wire transfer

The Finance Manager of the state-owned Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil), Uma Daniels has resigned, amid a a GY$48 million wire transfer debacle. The Chairman of GuyOil’s Board, Mark Bender would only confirm that Daniels has resigned. “The Finance Manager of GuyOil has resigned”, he said when asked repeatedly whether she was asked to resign. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Renata ...

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Maps minus Essequibo possibly a cyber-attack- Foreign Affairs Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday suggested that the appearance of maps minus the Essequibo Region on Guyana’s 52nd Independence anniversary might have been a deliberate assault by cyber-attackers. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not ruled out the strong possibility that this could be a cyber-attack and is looking into the matter,” the ministry said. The Guyana Chronicle ...

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Caribbean Court urged mediation which settled mining dispute

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) said it Monday issued  settling the matter of Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc.v Haresh Narine Sugrim in a dispute valued at nearly US$1 million dollars. The CCJ heard the case on 19 April 2018 and during the hearing the judges urged the parties, before the close of the proceedings, to make every effort to ...

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