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Guyana Police; Magistrates’ Court System corrupt – US State Dept. 2020 report finds…

– says widespread public perception implicates officials at all levels

 Apr 01, 2021 – Kaieteur News – The US State Department’s Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Guyana has found that the ranks of the Guyana Police Force are frequently engaged in acts of corruption—a practice that also taints the country’s magistracy. (See Report at end of this news item)

The recently released report on Guyana found that the Magistrates’ courts, which deals with both criminal and civil matters, was plagued with “inefficiencies, and alleged corruption in the magistrates’ court system affected citizens’ ability to seek timely remedies in civil matters, and there was a large backlog of civil cases.”      Continue reading