Daily Archives: Friday, 16 December 2016, 23:25

BORDER CONTROVERSY: Guyana, Venezuela welcome UN Secretary General’s decision

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 December 2016, 2:20 by Denis Chabrol Guyana and Venezuela Friday night welcomed the decision by outgoing United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon to give the two neighbouring South American countries one more year to resolve their border controversy through mediation. However, Guyana and Venezuela continue to differ over whether the matter should be ...

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BREAKING: Guyana- Venezuela border controversy: UN mediation to continue for one year; World Court next if Good Officer process fails

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016, 23:12 by Denis Chabrol ​The United Nations Secretary General has decided to give mediation in the Guyana- Venezuela border controversy one more year. If it fails, the matter will be taken to the International Court of Justice also known as the World Court. Following is the full text of the statement from the ...

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Tax Chief denies PPP members being targeted; says public officers, MPs must be held to “higher standard”

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016, 18:45 by Denis Chabrol Commissioner- General of the Guyana Revenue Authority, Godfrey Statia on Friday refuted claims by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo that several parliamentarians have been politically targeted by being issued property tax demand notices. “I would like to assure the Opposition Leader that if there was any political intervention, any targeting, ...

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Surinamese, Guyanese Presidents agree to appoint special envoy to help fast-track decision implementation

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016, 17:16 by Denis Chabrol Suriname’s President, Desi Bouterse and the President of Guyana, David Granger on Friday agreed to appoint a high-level representative who will conduct shuttle diplomacy to resolve several areas of concern. “We have agreed to a mechanism in which the different issues that will be brought up or have been ...

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“We don’t know about any dirty money”- Bank of Guyana’s Governor

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016, 0:04 by Denis Chabrol Governor of the Bank of Guyana, Dr. Gobind Ganga says central bank’s figures do not show any evidence of dirty money being passed through the financial sector. “We don’t know about any dirty money,” he told a news conference when asked by Demerara Waves Online News. Ganga said the ...

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