GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 15, 2021 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) last Thursday frowned heavily on what they regard as the power of Guyana’s Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to direct a court to recommit an accused person for fresh proceedings.
GEORGETOWN, Guyama, October 16, 2021 - The embattled former chairman of the Police Service Commission, Retired Assistant Police Commissioner Paul Slowe, on Friday filed a criminal complaint at the Brickdam Police station, against Attorney General amd Miniaster of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Sept. 29, 2021 - Demerara Waves- Denis Chabrol - Guyana’s High Court on Wednesday awarded GY$3.1 million (approximately US$14,553) to a Jamaican woman, after finding that she was unlawfully detained and also the conditions at the police lockup were inhumane, in clear violations of Guyana’s constitution.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 6, 2021 - A new unpopular government order requiring persons who want to enter a public building to be vaccinated or enter by appointment with a negative PCR result, is to be tested in court, and a hearing has been set for this Wednesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug.30, 2021 - Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, says his Ministry is seeking to strengthen the work of Lay Magistrates in the parishes by having additional simple matters shifted from the Parish Courts to the Lay Magistrates’ Court.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Aug 5, 2021 - Demerara Waves - High Court Judge Joann Barlow Wednesday morning allowed the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to submit a copy of an amended motion that now seeks to terminate the contract of the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield instead of a summary dismissal that will require a fair hearing.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: Opposition Leader Mark Golding is calling on the Prime Minister to take immediate action to ensure full accountability in the face of allegations that a police officer recently cut off the locks of a Rastafarian young woman in a lock-up, who had been arrested for a minor petty sessions offence.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 4, 2021 - The Governments of Jamaica and the United States of America (US) have now finalised improved operational protocols pertaining to the Shiprider Agreement, under which both countries cooperate to curtail illicit maritime drug trafficking.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 30, 2021 - The Peoples National Party has expressed concern over recent pronouncements by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in relation to persons caught with illegal firearms, charging that the importance of the Prime Minister's speech regarding the mandatory death penalty for persons found in possession of an illegal firearm is the confirmation that he is a demagogue.