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Daily Archives: October 12, 2018

Guyana, Canadian province set to sign oil and gas MoU during 50-member trade mission’s visit

Guyana and the Canadian province of  Newfoundland and Labrador are next week expected to sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in oil and gas, the Canadian High Commission here announced on Friday. Touting the fact that that province has significant experience in servicing Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSOs) and oil rigs, the diplomatic mission in Guyana said the ...

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Guyana sees export growth in rice, other commodities to Cuba

Guyana is moving to increase trade with Cuba to which millions of dollars in goods have been exported, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday. Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba, Halim Majeed, disclosed that the amount of rice exported in 2018, for instance, has more than quadrupled when compared to last year. “In 2017, we sold 15,500 tonnes of rice to ...

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Court of Appeal pushes back decision on constitutionality of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Guyana Court of Appeal on Friday pushed back delivering its decision on the constitutionality of  President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). The Justices of Appeal are Chancellor of the Judiciary, Yonette Cummings-Edwards, Rishi Persaud and Dawn Gregory. After a more than 10-minute in-chambers discussion with Attorney General, Basil Williams,  Solicitor General, ...

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