Frances Abraham

(Video) Guyana still rated poorly on corruption

-transparency institute calls for urgent appointment of oversight bodies Guyana remains among countries rated as having a serious corruption problem in the latest Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), prompting the local watchdog body to urge the overdue appointment of key oversight bodies and the strengthening of those already in place but too weak to tackle white-collar crime.

Reform higher education to produce job creators

-UG Vice-Chancellor candidate A paradigm shift is needed in the education system to produce job-creators and not solely job-seekers, according to University of Guyana (UG) Vice-Chancellor candidate Professor Muniram Budhu, who says wide acceptance and funding are critical for the success of reforms.

(Audio) Hughes quits Linden COI after ‘shoot me?’ tiff

Attorney Nigel Hughes, who has been representing the interest of the families of the three men who were shot and killed at Linden on July 18, yesterday said he would no longer carry out these duties at the ongoing Commission of Inquiry after his line of cross-examination was terminated by Chairman of the Commis-sion, Justice Lensley Wolfe.

No evidence cops killed Lindeners -Crime Chief

*Video shown of policeman loading shotgun contrary to rules *Calls from Rohee number to Seelall Persaud queried *Storage of private dealers ammo at TSU to be checked Investigations have found no evidence that members of the Guyana Police Force are responsible for the deaths of three men shot on July 18 at Linden, Crime Chief and Deputy Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud told the commission inquiring into the shootings yesterday.

(Audio) ‘I saw policeman shooting at me’

-man injured on July 18 tells inquiry Michael Roberts who said he was shot in his face on July 18 told the Linden Commission of Inquiry yesterday he saw when a policeman fired at him and a mother of four testified she was searching for her son when she was hit by a bullet, fragments of which were removed at a hospital.