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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 21:34

Guyana’s Sputnik V vaccine purchases not from anyone in legal problems- Health Ministry tells Harmon

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 21:34 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health on Wednesday night sought to assure Guyanese that it did not buy the more than GYD$1 billion worth of  Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines from anyone facing legal troubles, adding that it had no apologies for buying the jabs at US$22 per dose. “At no time ...

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Jagdeo to appeal High Court’s upholding of Ferguson’s libel judgement

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 19:52 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo will Thursday file an appeal against a High Court decision that he must pay damages for defaming opposition politician Annette Ferguson, his lawyer said. Attorney-at-Law Devendra Kissoon is also expected to seek a stay 0f Wednesday’s decision by Justice Sandra Kurtzious that Mr. Jagdeo was ...

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Police Service Commission suspended

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 17:58 by Denis Chabrol The Police Service Commission (PSC) was Wednesday suspended. Letters were dispatched by President Irfaan Ali to the Commissioners who include its Chairman, Retired Assistant Police Commissioner Paul Slowe and Retired Assistant Police Commissioner Clinton Conway. President Ali told them that he would set up a tribunal in keeping with ...

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High Court upholds decision for Jagdeo to pay Annette Ferguson for libel but amount will be revised

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 16:30 by Denis Chabrol High Court Judge, Sandra Kurtzious on Wednesday upheld her previous decision that Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo must pay Annette Ferguson for defamation because the Court was not convinced with the reasons for the failure by Mr. Jagdeo’s lawyer to file a defence. She, however, withdrew the GYD$20 million award ...

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Regional, international experts coming to assess flood impact for assistance

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 10:57 by Denis Chabrol A team of  Caribbean experts is expected in Guyana to conduct a detailed assessment of the one month long flood that has affected about 30,000 households, even as more intense rainfall continues to batter the country, officials said Wednesday. Speaking at the expanded activation of the Civil Defence Commission’s ...

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