Ram asks CCJ to uphold no-confidence vote - -seeks order for president, GECOM to hold polls by April 29th

Attorneys for Christopher Ram yesterday filed an application with  the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) seeking special leave to appeal the majority decision of the Guyana Court of Appeal (GCA) to invalidate last December’s no-confidence vote against govemore..

Business community awaits CCJ ruling for end to political uncertainty - -new GCCI president

The “political uncertainty” that has enveloped the country will continue to affect the business climate in Guyana until the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) delivers a final ruling on the no-confidence vote against government, newly-elected President of tmore..

Former Justice Minister of Suriname not afraid of Roger Khan’s impending release

Noting that the 2006 capture of Roger Khan in Suriname was the result of a well-coordinated plan, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, the neighbouring nation’s former Minister of Justice and Police, says he is not scared of the drug lord’s scheduled July release frmore..

Guyanese man arrested in Thailand over ‘black money’ scam

A 62-year-old Guyanese man has been arrested in Thailand for reportedly attempting to defraud a woman out of nine million of the country’s currency in what authorities there have described as an old “black money” scam.more..

LBI man’s family files $50M lawsuit over fatal injuries sustained in police custody

Almost three months after Kallicharran Sawak succumbed to injuries he allegedly sustained while in police custody, his sister has filed a $50 million lawsuit against government.more..

Repentant convict gets 12 years for killing man in bicycle row

A remorseful Ravindra Paremdass, who was accused of murdering another man during a row over a bicycle, was yesterday sentenced to 12 years in jail on the lesser count of manslaughter.more..

Environment agency reaches deal with Exxon for Yellowtail-1 well

After intense discussions with Guyana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on permits for exploratory works at its Yellowtail-1 Well in the offshore Stabroek Block, ExxonMobil’s subsidiary, EEPGL  was yesterday granted a permit after documented assuranmore..

Gov’t selectively respecting court rulings – Ramotar

Following the Court of Appeal’s decision that the December 21st vote on the no-confidence motion against government was invalid, former president Donald Ramotar has criticised the APNU+AFC administration for selectively recognising judgments.more..

City Hall being audited

A forensic audit is currently underway at City Hall. Acting Town Clerk Sharon Harry-Munroe announced at yesterday’s statutory council meeting that the audit, which began last week, is continuing with the co-operation of the city administration.more..

GECOM begins training of trainers for house-to-house registration

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has started training for staff for national house-to-house registration.more..