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Thursday, September 19, 2019

EYEWITNESS: Hanging matters…

…on prisons This “prison saga” just won’t go away, will it? Your Eyewitness just read that three of the young’uns sent up to the New...

EYEWITNESS: Hapless…

…and hopeless If the escapees from Prison Break II at Lusignan weren’t so dangerous, it would make a very good comedy routine. How do you...

EYEWITNESS: Profligacy…

…and oil curse Even though he warned against it, your Eyewitness just knew this Government would ensure the oil find becomes a curse rather than...

EYEWITNESS: Don’t look over…

…Executive’s shoulder In a rather extraordinary statement, President David Granger reacted to the CJ's judgment on the GECOM Chair’s appointment thusly: “I will continue to...

EYEWITNESS: Equal opportunity…

…at LG? Frustrated at its messiness and sloth, Winston Churchill once remarked, “Democracy is the worse form of government – save for all the others!”...

EYEWITNESS: “By the way”…

…statements in law Because of the dire consequences of running afoul of the law – being roasted in Camp St jail?! –  the rules governing...

EYEWITNESS: New designs…

…for the “big jail” While the Camp St Jail was conspicuously said to be “very old” – 132 years – not many have commented as...

EYEWITNESS: No accident this…

…on prison breakout After being briefed by his Minister of Public Security, his Prime Minister, his Minister of Public Infrastructure, and assorted prison bigwigs while examining...

EYEWITNESS: Empty promises…

…on life and death Now that the smoke has cleared around Camp Street, it’s quite clear the dust hasn’t settled – and won’t for a...

EYEWITNESS: The buck stops…

…with the Minister The Public Security Minister – right now Khemraj Ramjattan – always has INDIVIDUAL ministerial responsibility for the prisons and the Prison Service...

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