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Daily Archives: September 19, 2016

Venezuela resisting UN Secretary General’s efforts to send border controversy to World Court- Granger tells UNGA

Guyana’s President, David Granger on Tuesday urged the United Nations (UN) to come down on the side of international law and send his country’s border controversy with Venezuela to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), even as that country continues to resist efforts. “The United Nations cannot be a dispassionate party to a threat to peace anywhere and a challenge ...

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Surinamese police confirm identity of dead Guyanese bandit

Surinamese police have confirmed that one of three robbers who they killed is Guyanese Rodwell Wiggins. However, Guyanese police could not immediately speak adequately on the incident because, according to one senior officer, information has not reached his desk yet. The officer believed that other departments of the Guyana Police Force may be in contact with their Guyanese counterparts. Wiggins up ...

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Govt does not interfere in judiciary- PM Nagamootoo

The Guyana government on Monday assured that the country’s judiciary is free from political control and influence, while at the same favours the three arms of the State operating for their mutual benefit. Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo told the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association Conference that Guyana’s judiciary enjoys legal  financial and institutional independence, probably the ...

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Guyana-Venezuela border controversy “touches international rule of law”- Nagamootoo

by Abigail Semple Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Monday openly lobbied Commonwealth members of the Judiciary on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy. “I have raised this matter with you, our distinguished visitors, because you represent a wide spread of Commonwealth jurisdictions and for our cause, we seek your solidarity and support.  It is a matter that touches the international rule of ...

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Unresolved conflicts can lead to refugee, migrant crisis- Granger tells UN summit

President David Granger on Monday called for an end to conflict within and between states because they can result in mass movement of refugees and migrants. “Conflicts between states, if left unattended or unresolved, can escalate into regional and even global crises, which can threaten the existence of larger numbers of persons in wider areas, even beyond their country’s borders,” he ...

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