Daily Archives: Thursday, 9 July 2015, 21:12

Venezuela’s new decree “offensive” and a “threat to use of force”- President Granger

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 July 2015, 21:12 by GxMedia President David Granger on Thursday said Venezuela’s latest decree still flouts Guyana’s territorial integrity, but assured that his country’s insistence on protecting its land and maritime space do not amount to aggression. Addressing Parliament on the border issue, he said in reality there was no material difference between Decree 1787 ...

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Presidential term limit unconstitutional, amendment flouts the will of the people, High Court rules

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 July 2015, 19:42 by GxMedia by Denis Chabrol and Zena Henry The High Court on Thursday ruled that having a presidential term limit is unconstitutional, paving the way for Bharrat Jagdeo to again contest future elections if there is a referendum or successful appeal.  “The court therefire holds that Act No. 17 of 2001, in ...

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Barbados-bound man arrested with huge amount of coke, ganja

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 July 2015, 14:56 by GxMedia A Guyanese security guard, who allegedly attempted to take a huge quantity of marijuana and cocaine to Barbados, was arrested at the Ogle International Airport. Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents arrested the 29-year old man who lives at Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara. He was Wednesday afternoon preparing to ...

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Rice farmers, millers brace for “blow” after collapse of Venezuelan market

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 July 2015, 14:41 by GxMedia by Zena Henry and Denis Chabrol In the face of the imminent collapse of the lucrative Venezuelan rice market, Guyanese rice farmers and millers are preparing for the eventual fallout by having to take lower world market prices for the grain. Guyana will have to “aggressively” seek  search for more ...

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BREAKING: Judge, husband battered during home invasion, robbery

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 July 2015, 12:50 by GxMedia A Land Court Judge and her husband were early Thursday morning severely battered and robbed during an invasion of their home on the East Coast Demerara, but the bandits moments later dropped their prized booty during an exchange of gunfire. Five of the six persons were arrested, police said. Badly ...

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