Daily Archives: Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 18:20

Trio charged with stealing guns from RADAR Security Service

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 18:20 by Denis Chabrol Three men were Tuesday charged with the theft of 11 guns and 601 rounds of ammunition from RADAR Security Services and they were remanded to prison. One of the men, Carlton Damion Singh, also known as ‘Fatboy’ was also charged with possession of two rounds of .32 live ammunition ...

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First payment from Hess Corporation for Guyana-Issued Carbon Credits

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 18:05 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has received its first payment for carbon credits under the agreement with the Hess Corporation. US$75 million has been paid, and is the first payment in an agreement that will be worth a minimum of US$750 million up to 2030, government announced on Tuesday. Government said two further ...

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Guyana’s courts poised for high-tech electronic case management systems but more staff needed- Chief Justice

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 17:58 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s courts will soon have sophisticated electronic case management and litigation systems for the magistrates, high and appeal courts but more skilled persons will have to be hired, Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire announced on Tuesday. She said that with Guyana now part of the “worldwide Great Shift” to the ...

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‘We’re fed up of hearing that a Judicial Service Commission will be appointed’- Chancellor; AG assures appointment within 3 months

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 18:57 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Chancellor of the Judiciary Yonette Cummings Edwards on Tuesday said the judiciary was tired of repeated promises that government would appoint a Judicial Service Commission (JSC) because the few remaining judges are faced with an increasing workload. “We need more judges. We need the Judicial Service Commission to ...

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Shortage of judges, support staff to ease this year

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 14:14 by Denis Chabrol Amid a barrage of concerns by the judiciary, Guyana Bar Association and the Director of Public Prosecutions about the prolonged shortage of judges, Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Tuesday announced that this will be addressed early this year. Mr Nandlall announced at the opening of Guyana”s inaugural Law Year, ...

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