Daily Archives: Friday, 22 March 2024, 21:25

Haitian smuggling through Guyana created problems in other countries; legitimate migrants will be allowed entry- Home Affairs Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2024, 21:26 by Denis Chabrol Even as the opposition parliamentary coalition accused the Guyana government’s of double standards in dealing with Haitians in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn on Friday said the smuggling of Haitians to this country had a knock-on effect on other territories in the Americas. Mr Benn ...

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VENEZUELA-GUYANA-ESSEQUIBO-Shadow Foreign Minister formally asks for Foreign Relations Committee meeting

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2024, 17:53 by Denis Chabrol -Todd promises swift meeting Opposition Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amanza Walton-Desir on Friday officially wrote Foreign Affairs Minister Hugh Todd requesting a meeting of the parliiamentary bipartisan Foreign Relations Committee. Mr Todd told Demerara Waves Online News that the meeting would be called very soon on his return ...

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Guyana appeals for international help after Venezuela passes law to incorporate Essequibo

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2024, 14:14 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on  Friday sounded a strong public appeal for international help to pressure Venezuela to use the World Court to settle the territorial dispute over the Essequibo Region, a day after that Spanish-speaking nation’s National Assembly passed a law declaring Essequibo part of its territory. “Guyana calls on the ...

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Guyana deplores Venezuela’s declaration of Essequibo as its State

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2024, 11:13 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on Friday deplored Venezuela’s decision to declare Essequibo as its State, despite an agreement by Presidents Nicolas Maduro and Irfaan Ali to desist from taking any action that would escalate tensions between the neifhbouring South American nations. Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn told the opening of a conference ...

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Guyana, Suriname Presidents for talks on financing of Corentyne River bridge

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2024, 6:49 by Denis Chabrol Suriname’s President Chandrikapersad Santokhi is expected in Guyana this weekend to hold talks with President Irfaan Ali to decide on financing the construction of the Corentyne River bridge, the leader of that former Dutch colony said Thursday. Public Works Minister Juan Edghill on Friday ruled out the need to ...

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