Daily Archives: Saturday, 26 September 2015, 16:52

Commonwealth Foreign Ministers address Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 September 2015, 16:52 by GxMedia A group of Foreign Ministers of the 53-nation Commonwealth are expected to issue a statement in support of the peaceful resolution of the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy that has seen that Spanish-speaking neighbour move troops, missiles and gunboats near the border. “The group is preparing a statement that will call for ...

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Arms necessary for peace

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 September 2015, 16:35 by GxMedia Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier Mark Phillips on Saturdaysaid arms are necessary to secure peace. Addressing about 700 soldiers, including senior officers, who marched from Better Hope, East Coast Demerara and Providence, East Bank Demerara, he said “Today nations arm themselves for peace, not for war.” ...

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Five-year plan for GDF Air Corps

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 September 2015, 2:51 by GxMedia The purchasing of additional aircraft for the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Air Corps will be part of a five-year strategy to be drafted and presented to government, according to army Chief-of-Staff Brigadier Mark Phillips. “We are working with government in terms of building the Air Corps over the next five ...

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