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Daily Archives: Saturday, 9 December 2023, 19:30

APNU+AFC says Ali, Maduro must not discuss territorial controversy; St Vincent PM says “Talking in peace respectfully than fighting”

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 December 2023, 19:30 by Denis Chabrol The parliamentary opposition coalition of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Saturday said it welcomed the decision by President Irfaan Ali and the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro to meet next week in St Vincent, but said the border controversy over Guyana’s Essequibo County must not ...

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BREAKING: Ali, Maduro, Lula for meeting in St Vincent next week; Ali rules out negotiations on border controversy

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 December 2023, 18:03 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali and the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro are to meet in St Vincent next week Thursday, amid escalating tensions between the two countries, but the Guyanese leader on Saturday insisted that the border dispute over the Essequibo Region is a non-negotiable. Brazil’s President, Luis Inacio Lula ...

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2023 gov’t workers 6.5 percent pay hike “pitiful”- Opposition Leader

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 December 2023, 16:52 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Saturday slammed the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration’s “shame” and “pitiful” 6.5 percent salary increase for 2023 as one that forces Guyanese into sustained poverty. “They see political gain and virtue in keeping workers and citizens poor and dependent,” he said in reaction ...

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Crashed GDF helicopter was equipped to detect dangerous terrain; flight diverted

Last Updated on Saturday, 9 December 2023, 14:52 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Bell 412Epi helicopter, in which five servicemen died on Wednesday’s crash, was equipped to alert the pilot about obstructions ahead so that he could have taken evasive action but only the aircraft’s black box can provide clues, Air Corps Commander Lieutenant Colonel Mohinder Ramjag ...

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