Daily Archives: Monday, 23 May 2022, 17:43

Former policewoman to challenge DPP’s decision to quash private racial hostility charge against lawyer

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2022, 17:43 by Denis Chabrol An Afro-Guyanese former policewoman plans will be mounting a legal challenge against the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) decision to withdraw a private criminal charge of inciting racial hostility that she had filed against Indo-Guyanese Attorney-at-Law Nirvan Singh. Shawnette Bollers’ lawyer, Eusi Anderson, said the DPP should  have allowed ...

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Lethem, other Rupununi areas severely flooded

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2022, 12:22 by Denis Chabrol Flood waters from steadily rising rivers in neighbouring Brazil on Monday forced more than 50 persons in Lethem, the capital of  Region Nine (Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo), to evacuate their homes and seek refuge in now filled-to-capacity government shelters, a regional spokeswoman said. Ms. Norma Griffith said in addition to ...

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National Library turns away Independence exhibition on Forbes Burnham

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2022, 10:40 by Denis Chabrol The National Library on Monday turned down a previously granted permission to The Forbes Burnham Foundation to hold an exhibition to mark Guyana’s 56th Independence Anniversary but there appears to be a mix up over the real reason for doing so. Foundation Chairman, Vincent Alexander said approval was granted ...

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