Daily Archives: 08/20/2012

Caribbean jurists likely for Guyana probe into killings

Caribbean jurists likely for Guyana probe into killings

Monday August 20, 2012 Demerara Waves

The 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) on Monday announced that three distinguished legal luminaries have been nominated to serve on a Commission of Inquiry into the July 18 disturbances in Linden that left three people dead.

Those recommended include Former National Security Minister, Senior Counsel K.D. Knight; former Chief Justice of Jamaica, Lensley Wolfe and former independent senator in Trinidad and Tobago, Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal.

The Caricom Secretariat said the three jurists were recommended by Caricom Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin La Rocque after consultations.   Continue reading

The Canadian Rockies Souvenir Video

The Canadian Rockies Souvenir Video

Explore Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, and Yoho National Parks in high definition. Blu- Ray and DVD available at http://www.thereonearth.com Take a drive up the Icefields Parkway and see how incredible the Canadian Rocky Mountains really are. This video is a condensed compilation of our 30 minute Canadian Rockies Souvenir Video.

Transit through Linden re-established – Joint Services

Transit through Linden re-established – Joint Services

Posted By Stabroek editor On August 19, 2012

The Joint Services Co-ordinating Council today said that transiting through the town of Linden has been re-established.

The announcement comes after weeks of unrest had virtually cut Linden off from communities such as Mahdia and Lethem. Both of these communities utilize roads through Linden for access to the coast and for supplies. Alternative routes – taking much more time – had to be found after the eruption of unrest in Linden on July 18 over the killing of three protesters by police.

Residents of Mahdia, Lethem and other communities had complained about high fuel and food process in the wake of the Linden protests.             Continue reading

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