Daily Archives: Thursday, 29 February 2024, 23:58

UN Secretary General praises Vincentian PM for easing Guyana-Venezuela tensions

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 February 2024, 23:58 by Denis Chabrol United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres on Thursday credited Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves for his role in pulling back Guyana and Venezuela from the brink of conflict over the disputed Essequibo Region. Mr Guterres thanked Mr Gonsalves for his “permanent role” on ...

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APNU+AFC asks govt questions about proposed Qatar hotel; Jagdeo says project is “moving forward”

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 February 2024, 21:31 by Denis Chabrol Amid several opposition parliamentary questions about plans by a Qatari company to build a US$300 million five-star hotel, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said the project would be going ahead. Mr Jagdeo said government and lawyers and others who are specialised on land matters were asked to “produce ...

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High Court orders mediation in teachers strike

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 February 2024, 16:45 by Denis Chabrol The High Court on Friday sent a 25-day strike by teachers to mediation in the hope of getting the educators back to the classroom almost immediately. Justice Sandil Kissoon said Senior Counsel Edward Luckoo and Robin Stoby agreed to serve as mediators. They would start work by meeting representatives ...

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Presidents of Guyana, Brazil agree to search for financing for integration projects

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 February 2024, 14:19 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali announced that he and his Brazilian counterpart, Luis Inacio ‘Lula’ Da Silva on Thursday agreed to establish a working group to search for money to build transportation links between their two South American countries. “We want to put together a technical working group that will commence ...

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