Daily Archives: 02/09/2012

The British monarchy – Seen and thus believed

The British monarchy – Seen and thus believed

  — Britain falls back in love with its dutiful, tireless monarch

Jan 26th 2012, 21:59 by Bagehot – The Economist

TO his slight surprise Bagehot was recently asked to review all the new biographies of Queen Elizabeth II being published to mark 2012, her 60th year on the throne. It was a bit like asking an agnostic to be Vatican correspondent, but five books, 1500 pages and a lot of corgi anecdotes later, I finally surfaced.

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Cecil Fitt, wife die within three hours in Barbados

 Cecil Fitt, wife die within three hours in Barbados

Together until the end (Barbados Nation News – Feb 8, 2011)  by Gercine Carter

Just three hours after Cecil died at his Rendezvous Ridge, Christ Church home on January 30, his wife of 52 years also passed away in her bed.
One of the couple’s sons, Peter, said on Monday (January 6) that his father had been ailing from cancer for some time and his mother had been constantly at her husband’s bedside taking care of him with the help of professional nursing services. Continue reading

Greene’s conduct cause for concern – gov’t – Updates

Greene’s conduct cause for concern – gov’t  – Updates

(Demerara Waves) – February 8, 2012

The government on Wednesday, February 8, 2012,  acknowledged that the conduct of Commissioner of Police Henry Greene is cause for concern in light of his admission of sexual contact with a woman who had gone to him for assistance.

The woman has accused the Greene of raping her on November 22 last but the Top Cop is arguing in court documents that the sex was consensual. Greene has since secured a High Court order barring the police from charging him with rape as advised by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Addressing a reporter’s question at his post-Cabinet news briefing Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon admitted that the government was more concerned with the outcome of the rape allegation against the Commissioner.    more

Also Read:  Gov’t could ride Top Cop hard over sex confession

Also read:  Move by Greene’s attorneys not improper –former AG

Also read: Greene has lost the moral authority to lead Police Force-Women Lawyers’ Assoc.

FEBRUARY 10, 2012 – Kaieteur News

Two days after his attorneys secured a temporary order to block rape charges being slapped on him, the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL), has again called for the resignation of Police Commissioner, Henry Greene. The GAWL, in a press release, said that they respect the right of the Top Cop to pursue whatever legal [Read more]

Also read:  Greene should have been dismissed, not charged- sources – (Demerara Waves) February 12, 2012

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