Daily Archives: Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 22:51

President tells PPP that Parliament is the place for all talks, says governmental bond is possible

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 22:51 by GxMedia by Zena Henry In his first address to the Parliament, President David Granger has once again called on the opposition to take their seats in National Assembly to represent the 49 percent of the population that would have voted for them at the recently held General and Regional Elections. At ...

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Guyana to tell UN it’s time for legal settlement of border controversy with Venezuela- Greenidge

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 21:13 by GxMedia Guyana will be asking the United Nations (UN) to take steps to settle the border controversy with Venezuela legally, days after that Spanish-speaking neighbour decided to claim all the territorial waters off Essequibo as hers, Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge said Wednesday. In a statement to the National Assembly on the ...

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PPP candidate challenges Broomes’ instruction to Public Service Commission

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:26 by GxMedia People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) candidate, Attorney – at – Law Euclin Gomes is moving to the High Court to challenge an alleged instruction by Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection, Simona Broomes, to the Public Service Commission (PSC) for it to temporarily cease interviews. Court documents seen by ...

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Venezuela blames ExxonMobil for row with Guyana over disputed waters

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 16:45 by Writer CARACAS, June 10, 2015 (AFP) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday blamed Exxon Mobil for strains with neighboring Guyana over disputed territorial waters, and said diplomacy should ultimately win out. A decree issued by Caracas on May 27 lays claim to waters off the Essequibo River region, a disputed territory that borders ...

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Dr. Barton Scotland confirmed as House Speaker

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 1:13 by GxMedia Veteran Guyanese legal expert on the Law of the Sea, Dr. Barton Scotland has been confirmed as the new Speaker of the 65-seat National Assembly. A usually reliable source in the coalition administration confirmed that Scotland, a former Guyanese diplomat, would be taking up his seat after he is voted ...

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