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Daily Archives: June 5, 2013

Appointment of Chancellor, Chief Justice in constitutional limbo

The Guyana government on Wednesday deemed as unconstitutional” Opposition Leader David Granger’s suggestion that the posts of Chief Justice and Chancellor of the Judiciary be advertised. “The President appoints! Not the President and the Leader of the Opposition appoint. There is no defined process that involves the Leader of the Opposition other than agreeing with or not agreeing with the ...

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Guyana to ask Argentina for information on Iranian terrorist cells

courtesy Mercopress

Guyana will ask Argentina for information about claims that Iran has been setting up terrorist cells here and other parts of South America and the Caribbean, a senior government official said Wednesday. Luncheon’s announcement came less than one week after an Argentine Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman claimed that the 2010 conviction of two Guyanese men for conspiring to blow up the ...

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Updated: Fly Jamaica gets greenlight for New York, Toronto routes

The Jamaica-based Fly Jamaica Airline has been given the green light to fly the Georgetown to New York and Toronto routes. This announcement was made by Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon on Wednesday. “Cabinet granted its approval to Fly Jamaica, the airline to operate the Georgetown/New York and the Georgetown/Toronto routes. The approval came after the standard evaluative procedures by ...

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Caricom begins national talks on reform

The 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was Wednesday due to begin region-wide consultations on identifying priorities and overhauling the Guyana-based regional headquarters, the Secretariat said in a statement. The pilot of national consultations on a Five-Year Strategic Plan for CARICOM, regarded as a critical aspect of reforming the regional integration movement, is slated to be held in Barbados from June 5 ...

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Laparkan opens new warehouse in Brooklyn

Laparkan has been lauded for the service it has provided over the past 30 years which has helped to maintain a vital link between the Caribbean region and its Diaspora in North America. The accolades came at the official opening last Saturday of the company’s new 12,000 square foot warehouse and office located at 416-428 Stanley Avenue in Brooklyn, East ...

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