Walter Rodney inquiry may not complete work until year end – Hanoman

It could be another six months before the Com-mission of Inquiry (CoI), set up to answer the many lingering questions about the death of Dr Walter Rodney, concludes its work, according to commission lead counsel Glen Hanoman.

Today marks 34 years since Rodney, the co-leader of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), was killed in a bomb blast allegedly engineered by the then PNC government and lines have been drawn by both the current ruling administration and the main opposition APNU—of which the PNCR is the main constituent—about the mandate of the CoI.

The Commission began holding public hearings during the latter part of April and so far only a handful of persons have testified. The hearings will resume on …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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