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Daily Archives: June 26, 2018

Jagdeo recognises CCJ term limit ruling; identifies qualities of PPP presidential candidate

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo Tuesday afternoon did not in any way object to the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) ruling that upheld the constiutionality of limits to the presidency for two terms. “I believe in adhering to the laws of Guyana and the Caribbean Court of Justice interpreted that law and it remains our ...

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CCJ term limit ruling good for Guyana, PPP but bad for Jagdeo- analysts

There are mixed views that there could be a power struggle in the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for its presidential candidacy in Guyana’s 2020 general elections, following Tuesday morning’s Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruling that effectively bars two-time president Bharrat Jagdeo from running a third term. Political analyst, Dr. Henry Jeffrey said the judgement by the regional court ...

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CCJ ruling in favour of presidential term limits is good for Guyana- Fmr. President Donald Ramotar

Former President of Guyana, Donald Ramotar on Tuesday welcomed the judgement by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that a parliamentary amendment of the Constitution to provide for presidential term limits is constitutional. Ramotar, who was President from 2011 to 2015, added that “I believe they had very strong grounds to rule the way they ruled” and added  that presidential ...

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Caribbean Court of Justice upholds presidential term limits

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Tuesday ruled that two-term presidential term limits  in Guyana must remain intact in keeping with a 2001 constitutional amendment, overturning decisions by the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Delivering the judgement, outgoing CCJ President Justice Denis Byron said at the end a more than 30 minute summary that “the appeal is ...

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Money-making opportunities to be showcased at Green Guyana Expo and Business Summit

Preparations are being stepped up for the October staging of a major Green Guyana Expo and International Business Summit to be co-hosted by several government ministries, State agencies and international organizations including the Inter American Development Bank (IDB), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and others. The two-day event to be held at the National Stadium, Providence is being organized to ...

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