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Date: 21 Oct 17 12:40am
The persons who will be manning the Guyana Prison Service’s Sentence Management Board have been announced with the Chairman’s position going to Captain Gerald Gouveia.The first meeting of the Sentence Management Board was convened immediately following the formal launch of the Board by the Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Clement J. Rohee on May 31, last. The other members of the Sentence Management Board are Dale Erskine, DSM, Director of Prisons; Rev. Fay Clarke, MS; Officer-in-Charge, Training, Welfare and Corrections, Guyana Prison Service; Ms. Sylvia Conway, Lecturer/Social Worker; Mr. Ayube Mohamed, Chairman, Inter-Prison Visiting Committee; Mr. Forbes Munroe, Assistant Chief Probation and Social Services Officer; and Ms. Yojna Hernandez, Personal Assistant to the Minister of Home Affairs.In a statement issued by the Board, the board will begin working on its agenda with immediate effect. In view of the unprecedented nature of the Sentence Management Board, it has been agreed that an orientation process will be embarked on.This process will be most specifically for the benefit of the members who are not directly connected to the Guyana Prison Service.In addition a series of meetings will be convened with key stakeholders, while visits will be paid to the five prison locations, Camp Street, Lusignan, Timehri, Mazaruni and New Amsterdam.According to the statement issued by the board, already members are enthusiastic about fulfilling their mandate. They look forward to building on the systems already in place in the Guyana Prison Service, and bring about positive changes for the benefit of inmates, and, indeed, the Guyana Prison Service, and the society, at large.The Board is of the view that there are persons within the prisons who can be transformed, Boston Celtics Jerseys, with the right intervention, and returned to society to lead productive lives.
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Date: 21 Oct 17 12:39am
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Date: 21 Oct 17 12:39am
The current El Nino situation is taking a toll on almost ever farming community and on residents in Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara. They say that it is no different for them.Several of the residents who spoke with this newspaper said that their community is hard hit by the dry weather. Many of them make a living by rearing poultry and planting cash crops.Balram, a cash crop farmer of Garden of Eden pumping water from a canal to water his crop. In addition, the surrounding communities are plagued with thick smoke which continues to billow into the air daily.According to some of the affected people, the smoke is as a result of bush fires way down almost to the Conservancy.Residents said the smoke is affecting them as it is continuous and creating minor health problems.One shop owner of Second Street, Garden of Eden, Meena Mohabir, said that since the dry season started she was forced to stop rearing meat birds because there is inadequate water supply to the community. She added that she was at a loss, too, since the heat was too much for the birds.According to Mohabir, during the early stage of the dry weather she was rearing the meat birds but had to stop because the trench water that she mixed with bleach to give to the birds proved unhealthy.“I had to stop. Look all me pens empty; we ain’t getting water and the rain ain’t falling. Even the garden dying away because we not getting water; we using the trench water but that drying up too, ” the woman related.She said that currently everyone is relying on a water truck which comes around the area daily, Jerseys NFL Cheap, compliments of the Neighbourhood Democratic Council.Mohabir said that the truck comes every morning and households are allowed to fill as much as five gallons.Another farmer, Balram, whom this newspaper caught up with while he was tending to his farm, said that if the dry season continues for another month that will be the end of his crops on which he and his family solely rely.When Kaieteur News caught up with Balram he was seen pumping water from a nearby canal to water more than 20 beds of cabbage.He said that daily, the canal water is reducing significantly and at that rate there is not much for the full life of his crops.He too voiced his concern about the heavy smoke in the community. He said that it is very difficult for him to make his way in and out of the backlands early in the mornings.“We know we can’t blame anyone for the smoke, but during the day it does die down but early in the morning you would believe it snowing in Guyana…This thing ain’t healthy, ” Balram said.Meanwhile, only last week President Bharrat Jagdeo, during a press conference, said that the El Nino fight could cost an additional $600M.The President had said that the budget has catered for several programmes to help tackle the phenomenon but in his estimation the gravity of the situation has caused the government to invest additional funds.He explained that a lot of water around the country is being pumped, something that is proving to be an expensive but necessary task. He added that the Amerindian communities have been hard hit.The President explained that a team of Ministers has visited the interior and in some cases food had to be delivered.
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Date: 21 Oct 17 12:38am
Suspect charged for attempted murderNikita Jordan, 18, of 48 Barrack Street, Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic, Kingston, was yesterday remanded to prison after she appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Melissa Robertson, at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to answer a charge of attempted murder.Jordan is accused of pouring a corrosive substance on Haniyfa Cordis, 15, on October 8, 2008, while the victim lay sleeping.The defendant was not required to plead to the indictable offence. She was represented by attorney-at-law Mohamed Zafar, who in a bail application, said that his client is a mother of one.He added that on the day in question his client was acting in self defence and that Cordis attempted to stab Jordan.However, Police Prosecutor Denise Griffith said that bail should be denied, because Cordis is still critical at the hospital. She added that Cordis was burnt while she was sleeping, which showed the “temperament” of Jordan.Bail was denied and she is expected to make her next court appearance on November 27.Haniyfa Cordis was burnt with a corrosive substance, which was allegedly thrown on her by Jordan. Earlier reports indicated that the “burning” may have stemmed from the suspect being accused of stealing a pair of jeans from Cordis.Last Wednesday, the teen was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital after she sustained third degree burns to her face.Reports stated that the suspect’s relatives and friends visited Cordis at the hospital and promised to “finish her off”.According to a source at the hospital, the teen may lose her sight because of the extensive burns she sustained. The teen’s mother, Sharon Adolphus, said that her daughter is having heart problems because of the incident.The teen’s friend had told this newspaper that she and Cordis had gone out the night before, and had returned home at around 4:30 hours and went to bed.She explained that she and Cordis were sleeping when she felt something burning her skin. She said that within seconds she heard Cordis screaming.Lane said that they did not know what had happened to Cordis because all she was saying was: “It burning! It burning”.The woman said she did not see anything different on the teen’s face, so she was puzzled as to what may have been burning her.Cordis was admitted to the Georgetown Hospital nursing third degree burns to her face and neck.A neighbour had stated that she saw Jordan running from Cordis’s home, holding something in her hand.Nikita Jordan
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Date: 21 Oct 17 12:38am
A meeting intended to further address the rehabilitation of the Le Repentir Cemetery at City Hall yesterday, did not come off as expected.This newspaper understands that a few councillors, including Deputy Mayor Robert Williams, were prepared for the meeting, however, arrangements for the forum were not made by the relevant department.Nevertheless, weeding was yesterday undertaken by prisoners under the watchful eyes of a prison officer.The efforts of the prisoners, which included the use of a chain saw to cut thick brush, were yesterday being aided by the operators of brush cutters.The prisoners’ assistance to clean the burial facility, Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic, commenced on Monday and came as a result of an agreement the City Engineer was able to forge recently.According to Deputy Mayor Williams, the prisoners will continue to clear the burial ground which was not properly maintained over the years. He highlighted the fact, that at the moment the prisoners will only be tasked with cleaning a section of the cemetery in order to avoid bees that have inhabited it.Just last week, a public forum was held at the municipality. It saw city residents offering their suggestions for the restoration of the cemetery. Several had offered their advice that a feasibility study be conducted in order to plot the way forward. However, all that has been engaged thus far, is the manual service of the prisoners.At the public forum last week, the Deputy Mayor in acknowledging that the cemetery is in a deplorable condition, said that the cemetery has exceeded its original intent.He pointed out that while the city expanded in 1970, the expansion did not cater to the burial location for citizens, thus, there were no discussion with village councils to have a combination of approaches for the use of other cemeteries within the city.Additionally, Williams said that the expansion did not take into consideration Sophia as a Housing Community, since at that time it was an agriculture base. He disclosed that the area functioned as a reservoir for rainfall until the water reached the Liliendaal pump.But although the area now accommodates a housing scheme, Williams said that arrangements were not made for those residents when they pass away.The situation at the cemetery has however been compounded by a decision taken in 1995, to have the cemetery accommodate a temporary landfill site (Le Repentir Dump Site) which should not have continued it’s use for two years.A total of five acres was afforded the landfill site, which today, occupies about 22 acres of the cemetery, further reducing the capacity of the facility. In addition, the lack of maintenance on the part of the municipality, has led to the burial ground becoming overwhelmed with overgrowth and remains in a dilapidated condition today.Following deliberations at the recent meeting, the Advisory committee was formulated and comprise of a number of persons including prominent city residents, religious activists, representatives of funeral homes and other citizens along with the municipality who were expected to guide the restoration process.
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