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Open letter to President Granger May 4, 2016 Dear Mr. President, FOR at least the past two months, there hasn’t been a day when the crime situation in Guyana has not dominated the headlines of the more popular dailies. One has to be real naive not to observe that violent crime is on the rise, and that there is no evident macro plan to counter this. The noticeable absence of any type of proactive approach seems to be a motivation for anyone with a gun to get into the business of armed...Read More...
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Corruption, extra-judicial killings leading human rights problems in Guyana – US State Dept Editor … criticises Nagamootoo’s attempts to censor media BY EDWARD LAYNE The United States Department of State says corruption continues to be among the leading human rights problems facing Guyana. The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015, released by the department recently, also chronicled other human rights violations. “There remained a widespread public perception of corruption...Read More...
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Some Animals Are More Equal than Others

Bibi Haniffa
Filed Under: Letters Organisations silent on crime wave May 4, 2016 By Editor Dear Editor, The sudden rise of crime all across Guyana has been a great concern of all Guyanese citizens fearing for their lives from the hands of criminal elements and bandits. I was flabbergasted when I saw the news report that the Police Force said the crime rate has fallen significantly while many are begging for their lives from criminal elements that stalks our beloved country like a sudden night mare on elm...Read More...
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Cain...are u Davindra Pooran

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Police have charged a man with impaired driving, after he was pulled over early Tuesday morning in Mount Pearl with only three wheels on his vehicle. Vehicle with wheel missing pulled over, impaired driving suspected The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was called about a vehicle driving with "sparks flying everywhere" around 5 a.m. Officers stopped the vehicle on Kenmount Road, near Bruce Street. The 36-year-old man, Devindran Pooran , blasting some sort of chutney music, was taken into...Read More...
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If Ministerial increases meant to prevent bribery, do same for disciplined services – Trade Unionist May 4, 2016 | By KNews | Filed Under News, By Jarryl Bryan, http://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2016/05/04/if-ministerial-increases-meant-to-prevent-bribery-do-same-for-disciplined-services-trade-unionist/ The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) is stating that if the current administration’s justification for increasing cabinet salaries months after being elected was to prevent corruption,...Read More...

Thief man seh he money come from Pradoville2

Demerara_Guy
Thief man seh he money come from Pradoville2 May 4, 2016 | By KNews | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh , Features / Columnists , News, http://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2016/05/04/thief-man-seh-he-money-come-from-pradoville2/ Dem boys seh it had a stupid mastermind pon the Casino robbery the other day. He more stupid than he look. De Police find he wid wet money. Dem boys hear that de man claim how is he father give him de money. At one time when he seh suh, people believe that he father was a rich...Read More...

Displaced vendors clash with City Hall

Demerara_Guy
Displaced vendors clash with City Hall …Central Gov’t to look into issue May 4, 2016, http://guyanachronicle.com/displaced-vendors-clash-with-city-hall/ AS THE venue for Stabroek Market vendors appears tentative, several representatives of the disgruntled group on Tuesday afternoon met with Head of the Political Division, Ministry of the Presidency, Frederick Mc Wilfred to air their concerns regarding their relocation. McWilfred is expected to relay their concerns to the Government.Read More...
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DUE DILIGENCE

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DUE DILIGENCE May 4, 2016 | By KNews | Filed Under Editorial , Features / Columnists It has always been a difficult task for new governments to replace political appointees from previous administrations. This has been the undertaking of the coalition government since it achieved power last year, and it appears that it has had a tough time in recruiting suitably qualified persons. The government has been very meticulous about its choices to replace those previously appointed political...Read More...

Govt.’s Public Security plan a total disaster – PPP

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Govt.’s Public Security plan a total disaster – PPP May 4, 2016 | By KNews | Filed Under News Given the current crime situation in the country, the main Parliamentary Opposition – the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) – is describing the government’s current Public Security plan as “a total disaster”. PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee (left) and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan General Secretary of the Party, Clement Rohee, expressed this view during a press...Read More...
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Govt.’s handling of Harmon-related issues unsatisfactory May 4, 2016 | By KNews | Filed Under News – Too many questions remain outstanding; these matters cannot be put to rest – Chris Ram “A democracy requires accountability, and accountability requires transparency.” This quote has been attributed to United States President Barack Obama, and for one prominent Guyanese, certainly does not represent the current state of affairs in the “Land of many waters”. Anti-corruption advocate,...Read More...
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US-backed jihad and the stamping out of Syria’s Christians BY CHRISTINA LIN on MAY 3, 2016 in <the_category(< p=""> AT OPINION , MIDDLE EAST Syria’s Christians are finding it’s easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive their erstwhile friend, Uncle Sam. Virginia state senator Richard Black traveled to Syria last week on a three-day trip last week to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and highlight a series of American policy missteps that are helping to annihilate...Read More...
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