More Seafield rice farmers challenge president’s revocation of leases

Three more Seafield, West Coast Berbice (WCB) rice farmers have moved to the court challenging President David Granger’s revocation of their land leases, which they say came without any warning and violates the constitution.

The farmers, Doreen Monah, Fariel Johnson and Sharon Solomon in addition to a declaration that would deem the revocation null and void, are asking the court to award them damages together totaling in excess of $3 million.

In court documents, which were prepared and filed by attorney-at-law Anil Nandlall, the Attorney General and the Mahaica-Mahaicony-Abary/Agricultural Development Authority (MMA/ADA) are listed as the respondents…..


Three senior employees of NBS charged with unlawful confinement

Three employees of the New Building Society were today released on self-bail after being arraigned before a Georgetown court on eight counts of unlawful confinement alleged to have occurred at its main branch.

Windies qualify for World Cup one day finals

HARARE, Zimbabwe, CMC – West Indies sneaked into next year’s World Cup in England but barely, after needing the fortune of Duckworth-Lewis to beat Scotland by five runs in their final Super Six match of the ICC World Cup qualifiers here today.

Executions, torture and slave markets persist in Libya – UN

GENEVA,  (Reuters) – Armed groups execute and torture civilians in Libya in almost complete impunity seven years after the revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, the United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday.

Experts for Cabinet caucus on oil future

A group of international researchers and petroleum policy advisors will today meet Cabinet ministers to discuss the emerging oil and gas sector and give insight into prudent preparations for the revenues that will be generated from the industry.

Mother, 41, dies after delivery at Linden hospital

A 41-year old mother from Central Amelia’s Ward, Linden, died on Monday evening, having reportedly suffered severe haemorrhaging after delivering a 10-pound baby at the Linden Hospital Complex.


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