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Daily Archives: June 19, 2018

Venezuela cannot ‘blow hot and cold’ on ICJ’s jurisdiction on border controversy with Guyana

Venezuela cannot accept and reject the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in settling the border controversy with Guyana, a legal and security expert said Tuesday. “There is an interesting and powerful nuance – because the Geneva Agreement named the ICJ as a means of resolution of the controversy, Venezuela has, for all intents and purposes, recognised and ...

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Bandits tie up pensioner in bedroom, steal car, other items valued GY$3.5 million

Armed bandits early Tuesday morning invaded a couple’s home and tied up a pensioner before they loaded his car with several items, all valued GY$3,540,000, and fled the scene, police sources said. The incident occurred at about 1:45 AM at the Kuru-Kuru, Soesdyke-Linden Highway residence of 61-year Frederick Mc David and his 57-year old wife, Denise Mc David. Mrs. Mc ...

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Husband beaten, wife raped during home invasion, robbery

Bandits early Tuesday morning invaded a home at Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo where they beat a man, raped his wife and threatened to kill their screaming two-year old son, police and other sources said. Two prime suspects have since been arrested, after they fled to further into Zeelugt. One of the perpetrators is still at large. The 34 year old ...

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Barrick pulls out of Guyana gold project

(From Mining Journal) Alicanto Minerals will go it alone at the Arakaka gold project in Guyana after Barrick Gold withdrew from a joint venture. Barrick had spent US$7.1 million on exploration at the project, just shy of the $8 million it was required to spend to earn 65% under a March 2016 earn-in agreement. Alicanto will retain 100% of the ...

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