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Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

Canadian oil company didn’t pay signing bonus for for Guyana-Suriname boundary dispute legal fees- Jagdeo

Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday said the Canadian oil company, CGX Energy, had paid legal fees directly to lawyers for the Guyana government and that company lawyers in fighting the maritime boundary dispute with Suriname at the United Nations Tribunal of the Law of the Sea. “As President, as far as I am concerned and I am aware of, ...

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Lethem businessman arrested in connection with illegal plane, airstrip

A Lethem businessman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of an illegal aircraft and the construction of an illegal airstrip in Rupununi, southern Guyana four months ago, police and sources said. “A prime suspect who allegedly fled the jurisdiction shortly after he was being sought for questioning in relation to an illegal aircraft which was left abandoned at ...

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PSC condemns calling in of police at Parliament Building; appeals for patience, understanding

Guyana’s Private Sector Commission (PSC) Tuesday night condemned the calling in of police at Parliament Building to remove opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill after he refused House Speaker, Dr. Barton Scotland’s instruction to leave the Chamber. “The involvement of law enforcement, apart from being an unacceptable overreaction, is an unfortunate occurrence. It does not augur well ...

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Juan Edghill released from custody but won’t violate parliamentary suspension

Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill was Tuesday released from police custody after lawmen blocked him from entering Parliament Building because he was suspended for alleged misconduct. Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo said the PPP would not push for Edghill’s return to the National Assembly because it does not want to be distracted from scrutinising the budgetary expenditures for ...

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PPP parliamentarian Juan Edghill arrested; suspended for several days

Opposition Parliamentarian, Juan Edghill was Tuesday suspended for the remainder of all sittings until February, minutes after he was arrested at Brickdam and Avenue of the Republic and prevented from entering Parliament Building. Edghill refused to enter the police vehicle unless he was told what offence he was being arrested for. Instead, he opted to walk to the nearby Brickdam Police ...

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