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Venezuela will not participate in World Court case on Essequibo border controversy

Reproduced from Telesur  Venezuela will not participate in proceedings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in relation to the territorial controversy with Guyana over the Essequibo, its Foreign Ministry said in a statement Monday. “The Venezuelan delegation has informed the president of the court, through a letter signed by the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro Moros, of its ...

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Dr. Prem Misir resigns as Vice Chancellor of University of Fiji

Vice-Chancellor of The University of Fiji Professor Prem Misir resigned amid drama in senior management, the Fiji Sun newspaper reported. Misir resigned on June 7, 2018, about three years after  taking up the post. He resigned as the University of Guyana’s Pro-Chancellor on June 2,2014, ahead of his contractual period that would have expired on October 31, 2015. In making ...

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GRA takes no blame for delay in MovieTowne’s opening; refused to grant backdated concessions

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Sunday denied that it was responsible for  the delay in the opening of the US$40 million MovieTowne because equipment and seating were at wharves for weeks awaiting “simple signatures”. Commissioner-General of the GRA, Godfrey Statia, said while guided by the rules of confidentiality, the tax agency must set the record straight. “There were no ...

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Govt orders contractor to fix Wakenaam river defence breach before next high tide; flood impact assessment promised

As residents and businesses in a section of Wakenaam grapple with the impact of severe flooding due to what they said was poor river defence work by a contractor, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson has ordered the contractor to fix the breach before the next high tide. “I have spoken to the contractor regarding fortifying the area before the ...

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Parking meter contract back at Cabinet

The revised but still controversial parking meter contract is back with Cabinet which has decided to refer the document to a sub-committee, amid ongoing concerns by several sections of Georgetown, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan said Saturday. He said Cabinet on Tuesday- June 12, 2018- decided that a Cabinet sub-committee made of the ministries of communities, finance, legal affairs public ...

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Enmore Martyrs observance marred by splits

Junior Minister of Labour, Keith Scott on Saturday- Enmore Martyrs Day- appealed for an end to politically divided events to observe the gunning down of the five sugar workers by colonial police 70 years ago, but he ignored concerns that one of the union confederations was not invited to the event. “Unfortunately, an ugly trend of separation and selfish, narrow ...

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Lethem road upgrade begins – underground drainage system included

The rehabilitation works on the Lethem, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) road network have begun, government announced Saturday. The Department of Public Information said the project, which is being undertaken in two phases, will transform the township into an urban landscape and result in significant benefits to Lethem and Guyana as a whole. Hinterland Engineer, Jeffrey Walcott explained that the ...

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Police officer Dookie challenges constitutionality of “public interest” special leave

The Guyana Police Force Deputy Superintendent, Motie Dookie, who was sent on special leave in the public interest months after he had been accused of smuggling several bottles of whiskey, has challenged the constitutionality of the decision for him to stay off the job. The matter has been fixed for July 14, 2018  before Justice Fidela Corbin-Lincoln He wants the High ...

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