Capitol News – TV video Reports – July 11, 2013

Capitol News  – July 11, 2013

  • GECOM Commissioner Vincent Alexander speaks out against the actions of former Chief Elections Officer Gocool Boodhoo
  • Guyana Women Miners Organisation seeks Parliamentary support to fight trafficking in persons
  • Gov’t sticks with Mr. Patrick Mentore to lead Police reforms despite Thomas Carroll visa scandal allegations
  • Brickdam lockups to get G$40 million upper flat
  • Family of a young Guyanese nurse who died suddenly in India seek answers
  • Main opposition heads to the courts to challenge the new fees for broadcast licences

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GECOM Commissioner Vincent Alexander speaks out against the actions of former Chief Elections Officer Gocool BoodhooPosted: 11 Jul 2013 04:29 PM PDT

Speaking to Capitol News Commissioner at the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Vincent Alexander said he cannot in any ‘good faith’ allow the renewal of the employment contract for former Chief Elections Officer Gocool Boodoo. Alexander has accused Boodoo of making a fraudulent declaration which was observed by him during the tabulation of the 2011 elections […]
Guyana Women Miners Organisation seeks Parliamentary support to fight trafficking in personsPosted: 11 Jul 2013 04:21 PM PDT

President of the Guyana Women Miners Organisation Simona Broomes said she now feels that she is all alone in the struggle against trafficking in persons. She said she is appalled over the criticisms she now face. She is also disturbed by the reaction towards the victims when they come forward to tell their stories. Ms. […]
Gov’t sticks with Mr. Mentore to lead Police reforms despite Thomas Carroll visa scandal allegationsPosted: 11 Jul 2013 04:15 PM PDT

The recently released book, the Thomas Carrol Affair, sought to connect Mr. Patrick Mentore to the visa scam involving Mr. Thomas Carrol, a Consular Officer at the US Embassy who was charged and sentenced in a visa racket that tied him to the award of some 800 visas for which he was paid 10-15, 000 […]
Brickdam lockups to get 40 million dollar upper flatPosted: 11 Jul 2013 04:10 PM PDT

Three years after the Brickdam Lockups received a major overhaul as the Government sought to shield itself from the notorious reputation of the facility, the Government is again spending millions, this time, to create more space. It was announced today by the Government’s Chief Spokesperson, Dr. Roger Luncheon, that $40 million will be spent to […]
Family of a young Guyanese nurse who died suddenly in India seek answersPosted: 11 Jul 2013 04:05 PM PDT

After receiving confirmation from the Indian High Commission in Georgetown of the death of Nurse Lucinda Solomon-Lee in India, her family is looking for some closure. Morlyn Scipio mother of the nurse said she feels there is something suspicious about her daughter’s sudden demise. The woman told this Newscast that two weeks before the nurse’s […]
Main opposition heads to the courts to challenge the new fees for broadcast licencesPosted: 11 Jul 2013 04:01 PM PDT

The APNU is looking at legal advice to challenge the Guyana Broadcasting Authority announced broadcasting licensing fee of 2.5 million dollars and the functions of the authority. At a press briefing today APNU executive member Anthony Vieira said that the Broadcasting Bill in its present form violates the constitution in two areas; freedom of Speech […]
 
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