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Hicken’s appointment lawful – CJ - -describes opposition challenge as vexatious Declaring the President’s appointment of Clifton Hicken to act as Commissioner of Police, lawful; Chief Justice (Ag) Roxane George SC said the Head of State acted well within the Constitution, given the peculiar circumstances with which he was confronted. The article Hicken’s appointment lawful – CJ appeared first on Stabroek News.

Sisters remanded over murder of Sophia woman Two sisters were yesterday remanded to prison after they were charged jointly with the murder of Sophia resident, Vanessa Anderson on Monday. The article Sisters remanded over murder of Sophia woman appeared first on Stabroek News.

GGMC team being transported by Chinese Landing miners they are supposed to be probing After indicating that they prefer to work alone to avoid a conflict of interest, officers from the GGMC as well as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) investigating mining operations in Chinese Landing were seen being transported by the same miners against whom reports of violations have been made, according to Toshao Orin Fernandes. The article GGMC team being transported by Chinese Landing miners they are supposed to be probing appeared first on Stabroek News.

US 5th Circuit court denies Exxon bid for US$1b refund on overseas oil deals The Fifth Circuit of the US court on August 3rd denied ExxonMobil’s bid for a US$1 billion tax refund for its oil-and-gas agreements with Qatar and Malaysia. The article US 5th Circuit court denies Exxon bid for US$1b refund on overseas oil deals appeared first on Stabroek News.

GRA arrests eight over smuggling at Abary, No. 43 Village Eight persons were arrested after officials from the Guyana Revenue Authority’s (GRA) Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) seized two vessels and one minibus laden with a quantity of uncustomed goods and foreign liquor in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) and Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). The article GRA arrests eight over smuggling at Abary, No. 43 Village appeared first on Stabroek News.

DEAD HEAT FOR HERO An equal number of Jamaicans have recommended that reggae icon Bob Marley and folklorist and poet Louise ‘Miss Lou’ Bennett-Coverley be named national heroes. In an RJRGLEANER Group-commissioned Don Anderson poll, 29 per cent of respondents...

MoBay deputy mayor calls Jamaican expats cowards WESTERN BUREAU: Montego Bay Deputy Mayor Richard Vernon has taken a swipe at Jamaican expatriates who seek greener pastures at the expense of developing their homeland. Vernon insisted that patriotic youths should stay in Jamaica and build their...

Critical mass of Jamaicans support criminals – Panton Retired Justice Seymour Panton has flagged citizens’ refusal to testify as fundamental to the failure of justice, declaring that a critical mass of Jamaicans support the perpetrators of crime. Discussing a longstanding bane of prosecutors and the...

$450m construction site shut down The construction of a $450-million apartment complex in Chancery Hall, St Andrew, has been halted on the orders of a Supreme Court judge who has given a first-round victory to residents who want regulatory approval permits overturned. Justice Kirk...

Commercial activities to cease at Blue Lagoon for reset All commercial activities are to be temporarily halted at Portland’s Blue Lagoon, which has been plagued by incidents of drug peddling, extortion, and illegal rafting, to allow for a more structured management system to be implemented. The decision...