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Daily Archives: Saturday, 26 November 2016, 20:30

Pres Granger rubbishes NY-based Guyanese claims that he’s “elitist”

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 20:30 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Saturday rejected claims by a group of United States-based Guyanese that he is elitist and has repeatedly avoided meeting with ordinary Guyanese in New York. “My reaction is that those descriptions are erroneous,” he said when asked by Demerara Waves to respond to claims by several ...

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Guyanese soldiers off to Barbados for its 50th independence anniversary celebrations

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 19:48 by Denis Chabrol Several Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldiers have flown to Barbados to help that sister Caribbean Community (Caricom) member state celebrate its 50th Independence Anniversary, Chief-of-Staff Brigadier George Lewis confirmed Saturday. Lewis said 21 soldiers are there for paratroop and fireworks display, and five more are expected to join their ...

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Guyana’s High Commissioner to India recently summoned home– Foreign Minister

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 13:12 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s High Commissioner to India, David Pollard was recently recalled to Georgetown for consultations and he has since returned to Delhi, Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge said Saturday. “It is not unusual to ask Ambassadors to come and consult…If you call an Ambassador to come and speak to you, ...

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Govt poised to clear Shamir Ally for Kuwait Ambassadorship

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 12:17 by Denis Chabrol The way is almost clear for Guyana’s Ambassador-designate to Kuwait, Dr. Shamir Ally to present his credentials to authorities there, now that Georgetown has almost finished its probe into his past legal troubles in the United States (US). Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge said Saturday that the probe into ...

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Guyana heightens aerial surveillance of sea space; “more boots” on land

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 11:53 by Denis Chabrol Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier George Lewis and President David Granger on Sunday said further measures are being taken to crackdown on criminal activities across the country with increased aerial surveillance and ground operations. Addressing troops at D’urban Park at the end of a rout march ...

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Granger, Jagdeo mourn passing of Cuba’s Fidel Castro

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 10:58 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger and Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday joined world leaders in mourning the passing of Cuba’s former President, Fidel Castro. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of President Castro. His life was of significance not only to Guyana and the friendship that he had with ...

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Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies at 90

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2016, 5:02 by Denis Chabrol REUTERS: Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday, his younger brother announced to the nation. He was 90. (Guyana and Cuba established diplomatic relations in 1972. ...

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