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Gov’t has to collaborate more effectively to ease divisions – GHRA

Citing the polarising effect on society from government decisions, the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) yesterday called on the APNU+AFC administration to make a more concerted effort to build effective coalitions to mitigate the divisions that have arisen Saying that the intentions of the coalition Government as articulated by President David Granger to create a more secure, fairer and inclusive society are laudable, the GHRA said that realizing them in the context of the most racially-polarised elections in Guyanese history is a distant prospect.

Intel officer was on ‘legitimate operation’ during fatal Carifesta collision – army

Linden Eastman

Almost a week after army intelligence officer Robert Pyle was killed in a horrific vehicular collision that claimed two other lives, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) yesterday broke its silence and confirmed that he was on a “legitimate operation.” “Defence Headquarters wishes to notify the public that the late Sergeant Robert Pyle, a member of the Intelligence Unit of the Guyana Defence Force, was deployed on a legitimate operation in support of the Special Organized Crime Unit, (SOCU) on Wednesday December 30, 2015,” the GDF said in a statement yesterday.