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PNCR commits to “non-interference in the independent media”, wants State- private media partnership to deliver “public information”

demerara waves Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics May 23, 2018 The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Wednesday categorically stated that “there is no good reason” for State interference in the work of the privately-owned independent media. “The PNCR is committed also to non-interference in the independent media. Independent media act as watchdogs of…

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High Court blocks Magistrates Court hearing of charges against Singh, Brassington

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Courts, Crime, News, Politics May 21, 2018 demerara waves High Court Judge, Franklin Holder Monday morning blocked the Magistrates Court from hearing criminal charges of misconduct in public office against former Finance Minister, Ashni Singh and former Head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited, Winston Brassington. Attorneys-at-law Anil Nandlall and…

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Minister David Patterson’s statement on brother’s arrest in Grenada for alleged cocaine trafficking

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in demerara waves Crime, News, Politics May 17, 2018 As 47-year old Derrick Patterson remained on remand in a Grenadian prison pending trial for alleged cocaine trafficking, his brother- Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson- Thursday night said he and his family believed that Derrick must bear “full responsibility” for the alleged…

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Benschop to ask Lindo Creek Commission of Inquiry to summon Jagdeo, Luncheon, Bynoe

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Courts, Crime, News, Politics May 17, 2018 Former political prisoner, Mark Benschop on Friday said he would be taking steps to ask the Lindo Commission of Inquiry to summon a number of former government officials and a treason co-accused to testify. Benschop and then politician, Philip Bynoe were subsequently charged with treason,…

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Jagdeo opposes “criminalisation” of free speech in Cyber Crime Bill; erroneously tacks sedition charge on Benschop

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics May 16, 2018 Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday said his party opposes contentious provisions in the Cyber Crime Bill that could clamp down on free speech, hours after Attorney General Basil Williams reiterated that the draft law would be taken back to Cabinet. Williams said he backed…

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