Daily Archives: Monday, 18 June 2018, 19:00

Guyana plans to ask ICJ to rule in its favour

Last Updated on Monday, 18 June 2018, 19:40 by Denis Chabrol Guyana intends to ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to rule that a 119-year old award of its border with Venezuela is final, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. That decision by Georgetown follows Venezuela’s announcement earlier Monday that it told the Hague-based World Court that it would ...

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GDF officer involved in fatal accident failed alcohol level test; unlicensed gun, ammo found on victim’s person- police

Last Updated on Monday, 18 June 2018, 17:16 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) confirmed that a senior military officer struck down a pedestrian and killed him Sunday night. Lieutenant (Coast Guard) Eson Trim is “currently assisting the police with their investigations” into an alleged fatal accident which resulted in the death of 35-year Roopchand Ramkellowan, the army ...

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New policy will compel public schools to reintegrate teenage mothers

Last Updated on Monday, 18 June 2018, 16:42 by Denis Chabrol Government-run schools will no longer be allowed to shun adolescent mothers and will, instead, be required to abide by a policy that provides for their reintegration into the school system to continue studies, Minister of Education Nicolette Henry said. “Policies are not optional so if you do get an ...

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Venezuela will not participate in World Court case on Essequibo border controversy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:27 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Telesur  Venezuela will not participate in proceedings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in relation to the territorial controversy with Guyana over the Essequibo, its Foreign Ministry said in a statement Monday. “The Venezuelan delegation has informed the president of the court, through a letter signed ...

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Dr. Prem Misir resigns as Vice Chancellor of University of Fiji

Last Updated on Monday, 18 June 2018, 8:42 by Denis Chabrol Vice-Chancellor of The University of Fiji Professor Prem Misir resigned amid drama in senior management, the Fiji Sun newspaper reported. Misir resigned on June 7, 2018, about three years after  taking up the post. He resigned as the University of Guyana’s Pro-Chancellor on June 2,2014, ahead of his contractual ...

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