Daily Archives: Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 20:02

High Court cuts police inspector’s imprisonment to a few hours for allegedly insulting magistrate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 21:48 by Writer The High Court on Wednesday slashed a seven-day prison term imposed on Detective Police Inspector Prem Narine to less than one day, saying the penalty for allegedly insulting a City Magistrate was “excessive”. Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire reduced the jail term imposed by Magistrate Rondel Weever to less than one ...

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President preparing declarations for Integrity Commission; PPPC’s Edghill calls for public disclosure

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 21:36 by Writer President David Granger Wednesday morning said he has started the process to ensure that all of his documents are submitted to the Integrity Commission even as he assured that the Guyana government takes seriously the role of that Commission. “I am in touch with the Integrity Commission. I have written ...

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Attorney-at-law asks City Hall for GYD$250,000 monthly payment under Royston King-inked contract

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 21:26 by Writer Attorney-at-Law, Maxwell Edwards is asking the Georgetown City Council to pay him the GYD$250,000 per month he says he is owed in keeping with an agreement he had with recently-dismissed Town Clerk, Royston King. The claim was brought to the attention of the Mayor and Councillors at their extraordinary meeting ...

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City Council agrees to cancel Bourda Market cleansing contract; rationalise municipal cleansing staff

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 21:38 by Writer The Georgetown City Council on Wednesday agreed to cancel a contract for cleaning Bourda Market, after concerns were raised that the municipality could not afford to pay GYD$2 million per week, despite suggestions that negotiations continue for a lower fee. None of the councillors voted against the call to cancel ...

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