Daily Archives: Saturday, 9 January 2021, 17:56

President Ali rejects Venezuela’s decree to unilaterally extend maritime boundary with Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 January 2021, 17:56 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Saturday afternoon rejected Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s unilateral extension of his country’s maritime boundary with Venezuela to take in the the Atlantic waters off the Essequibo Region. Dr. Ali said the most senior official of the Venezuelan embassy in Georgetown was Saturday called in and ...

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Venezuela’s National Assembly establishing special committee ‘for defence of Essequibo”; asks UN Secretary General to restart dialogue with Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 January 2021, 10:57 by Denis Chabrol Venezuela’s national assembly will establish a special committee for the defense of the Essequibo region of Guyana, which the former nation claims, BN Americas reported. The committee’s creation is part of an accord approved by lawmakers that rejects the International Court of Justice’s ruling in favor of Guyana regarding the tribunal’s ...

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GDF and US Coast Guards begin joint exercises today

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 January 2021, 10:30 by Denis Chabrol The Coast Guards of Guyana and the United States (US) are Saturday due to begin joint exercises offshore Guyana, four months after the two countries activated the Shiprider Agreement that allows for joint marine and air operations to counter narcotrafficking and other illegal activities. The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ...

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PPP stalwart dies

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 January 2021, 8:33 by Denis Chabrol People’s Progressive Party (PPP) stalwart, Majeed Hussein died after a brief illness, plunging his political organisation and foes alike into mourning, party officials confirmed. Sources said he died from COVID-19, pushing Guyana’s death toll to 168. The PPP later briefly commented on Majeed’s passing. “The party expresses its condolences ...

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