Daily Archives: Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 22:36

President did not breach constitution by choosing Hicken as Police Commissioner- Nandlall

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 22:36 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Tuesday said President Irfaan Ali did not breach Guyana’s Constitution by selecting Assistant Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken to act as Police Commissioner, and added that he was not obliged to pick the most senior police officer. In clear reference to concerns raised by the ...

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T&T Manufacturers Association complains bitterly about CARICOM’s slothful removal of trade barriers

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 21:34 by Denis Chabrol The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) on Tuesday assailed the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for failing to remove non-tariff barriers on goods, especially food being produced in the region. TTMA’s Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Ramdeen vented his frustration at the trade bloc’s failure to create a truly single ...

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Govt relaxes land reclamation, reafforestation in gold mines due to low recovery rate- Bharrat

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 20:25 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat  on Tuesday said government has softened its enforcement of backfilling and reforestation of areas that have been already mined because of generally low recovery rates of the precious yellow metal. He said the current rate of recovery is about 30- to 35 percent ...

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Racial slurs at centre of policewoman’s GY$150 million defamation lawsuit against lawyer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 16:43 by Denis Chabrol An Afro-Guyanese policewoman, who has accused an Indo-Guyanese lawyer of using racial slurs against her while she was on duty at his father’s residence, is seeking GY$150 million in damages for allegedly defaming her. “By reason of the publication of the said  column, the claimant has been severely injured ...

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