Daily Archives: Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:51

Caribbean Federation of police associations refuses to recognise Guyana’s Police Association; Deputy Commissioner Brutus defends electoral process

Last Updated on Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:51 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Associations (CFPWA) has refused to recognise Guyana’s newly-elected Police Association, charging that the legitimately elected executive was toppled before its term was completed and a new one elected in violation of the local association’s rules. “It is on this basis the Caribbean Federation ...

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Several Rupununi villages flooded

Last Updated on Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:52 by Denis Chabrol Several villages in Region Nine (Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo) were Monday flooded due to heavy rainfall and rising rivers in neighbouring Brazil, prompting authorities to obtain relief supplies, Regional Executive Officer Karl Singh said. “Those rivers in Brazil, including the Amazon, are flowing and pushing back the water to the ...

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Guyanese Diaspora conference to discuss issues, opportunities this weekend

Last Updated on Monday, 17 May 2021, 15:46 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government plans to address concerns and explore trade and investment opportunities that are available to overseas-based Guyanese, who are interested in participating in Guyana’s development, at this weekend’s inaugural Diaspora conference, Foreign Secretary Robert Persaud said Monday. “It is covering those broad areas but they speak to ...

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Western Nations call on Guyana to consult on legalising same-sex relations

Last Updated on Monday, 17 May 2021, 9:03 by Denis Chabrol Major  Western Nations are Monday- “International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia” are calling on Guyana to begin discussions on legalising same-sex relations. “We encourage Guyana’s civil society and political leaders to embark on a process of engagement and change in 2021 with the aim of decriminalizing intimate same ...

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