Daily Archives: Saturday, 17 July 2021, 16:21

Lone elected PNCR executive member dissociates herself from anti-Granger statement

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2021, 17:53 by Denis Chabrol A lone elected member of the Central Executive Committee of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) and three regional representatives on Saturday dissociated themselves from a statement that castigated their party leader David Granger and General Secretary Amna Ally for not abiding by decisions of their decision-making body. Those ...

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Way cleared for law reform with appointment of seven-member commission

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2021, 11:46 by Denis Chabrol A seven-member Law Reform Commission has been appointed to advise on revamping Guyana’s laws as it sees fit under a US$8 million project being funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Attorney General Anil Nandlall announced on Saturday. The Chairman is Retired Justice of Appeal B. S. Roy and ...

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Police hunting bandits who robbed Rockstone Junction businesswoman

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2021, 11:19 by Denis Chabrol Police say they are searching for three men who allegedly robbed a businesswoman at her shop at Rockstone Junction in Region 10 of more than GYD$400,000 worth of jewellery, cellular phones and other items. The robbery occurred at about 10 O’clock last night by the men who were riding ...

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Inter-Religious Organisation supports Rastafari use of marijuana

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2021, 7:59 by Denis Chabrol The Inter Religious Organisation of Guyana (IROG) on Saturday endorsed the decriminalisation of the possession of small amounts of marijuana for religious use by Rastafari, and at the same time urged authorities to ensure there is no widescale abuse of the plant. “While the IROG is not calling for ...

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