"You had the whole Monica Lewinsky scandal that rocked the world so this one isn't that much but I'm actually living it".
Back to the polls.
This in essence was the effect of the Caribbean Court of Justice ruling on Tuesday which held that passage of a no-confidence motion filed by the Opposition against the ruling party was valid.
Guyana’s Government and Opposition have been asked to come together to decide on the way forward for the country following the CCJ’s decision.
Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) secretary general Satnarayan Maharaj has been asked to reconsider his application for an injunction seeking to bar the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) from instituting sedition charges against him pending the determination of his novel constitutional challenge against this country’s colonial-age sedition legislation.
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has upheld the passage of a no-confidence motion in Guyana's National Assembly in December, last year.
The decision, delivered at the CCJ's headquarters in Port-of-Spain, Tuesday morning, means that Guyana's coalition Government led by President David Granger would now have to resign and with fresh elections being called.
A local actor has appeared in court over an accident which claimed the lives of chef Joe Brown and fellow British expat Joanna Banks, last year.
Junior McIntyre, 31, of Cameron Road, Petit Valley, was charged with causing the duo’s death by dangerous driving and driving in a manner which was dangerous to the public when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Cherril-Anne Antoine in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court, on Monday.
“Who kill my children?” wailed Geeta Seebran, 64, outside the San Fernando High Court on Monday shortly after a Point Fortin man was found not guilty of the 2005 murders of her two sons, Neil and Nigel Seebran.
The prosecution’s case was that four years after the murders Kareem Guadeloupe confessed to the police the role he played in the murders.
At his trial, he claimed the police tricked him into signing a confession statement on the belief that he would be allowed to go home to his family.
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has been given until 4 pm today to decide if it will agree to not institute sedition charges against Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) secretary general Satnarayan Maharaj pending the determination of his novel constitutional challenge against this country's colonial-age sedition legislation.
For biting a policeman who was guarding him at the hospital while he was under arrest, a fish vendor has to pay a $3,000 fine and $1,500 in compensation.
Kenson Noel pleaded guilty to causing grevious bodily harm when he appeared in the San Fernando Magistrates Court.
He told the court that he has since changed his life and has been baptised.
Prosecutor Sgt Harold Ishmael said the incident took place on October 29, 2016 at the San Fernando General Hospital.
A Moruga woman who slapped a doctor in the hospital while he was attending to her baby nephew has been bonded for one year.
Lamenting the level of disrespect taking place in the nation’s schools and hospitals, San Fernando Magistrate Indar Jagroo said he was prepared to send Kareen Ramjohn to jail.
However, the doctor indicated that he did not want to see her imprisoned. Following the incident at the San Fernando Teaching Hospital on May 20, 2015, Ramjohn was charged with assault by beating Dr. Jason Diljohn.
Less than three weeks after he was freed of murder, a man from Diego Martin returned to court yesterday for the trial of his assault and battery lawsuit over being beaten by police at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court in 2013.
Akili Charles, of Covigne Road, Diego Martin, took the witness stand before Justice Ricky Rahim at Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, yesterday morning, to give his version of what alleged transpired in the holding cells of the court on April 3, 2013.