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Justice is not blind in Guyana

Justice is not blind in Guyana

THE NEWS in the press on Sunday, February 16, 2014, when it was reported that Appeal Court Judge, Rabi Sukul was disbarred in the UK for misleading his client in appealing a case was really a surprise. Immediately, and rightly so, the chancellor called for his resignation.

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Palmer’s prejudicial dabbling in local politics discredits DFID

Palmer’s prejudicial dabbling in local politics discredits DFID

MR. Joseph Harmon, an APNU/PNC Member of the Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources wants the Hon. Minister of Natural Resources to answer questions at the next committee meeting on matters raised by Janette Bulkan and John Palmer in their five-part series on the Guyana Forestry Commission’s 2005-2012 Annual Reports (SN Tuesday 4th Feb, 2014).

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Empowering the opposition to defeat the Government

Empowering the opposition to defeat the Government

ACCORDING to the American ambassador, Brent Hardt, LEAD will not advocate constitutional reform, or violate Guyana’s sovereignty; and the third LEAD component seeks to motivate and better equip Guyanese youth to constructively engage in political and civic processes.

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‘Parliamentary struggle’ on for passage of AML/CFT Bill — Rohee

‘Parliamentary struggle’ on for passage of AML/CFT Bill — Rohee

THE Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has gifted Guyana with a reprieve in not recommending this country to the attention of the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG), but this has not negated the “parliamentary struggle” that the current administration faces in undertaking passage of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill.

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Ruling party slams APNU for ‘lies’

Ruling party slams APNU for ‘lies’

GENERAL Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee, yesterday flayed the Opposition for what he described as “lies to misinform, misrepresent, misguide and mislead” the public and discredit the ruling party.

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First Rupununi Music, Arts Festival a big success

First Rupununi Music, Arts Festival a big success

THE three-day Rupununi Music and Arts Festival had an auspicious start at the Rock View Lodge in the Annai community of Region 9 on Friday. It was formally opened by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, who commended the organisers for launching an event that brought performers from across the world to Guyana’s interior.

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