Daily Archives: Sunday, 14 April 2024, 21:27

Renamed GDF Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel arriving soon after rough sea trials

Last Updated on Monday, 15 April 2024, 19:16 by Writer The US$11.5 million offshore patrol vessel (OPV) that was purchased from the American company, Metal Shark, underwent a rigid sea trial that resulted in the need to make a number of modifications to make it fit-for-purpose in Guyana’s marine environment, sources said. “Sea trials must have problems,” one source said. ...

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PNCR Chairman refutes claim of missing computer with membership register

Last Updated on Monday, 15 April 2024, 19:10 by Writer People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Chairman, Shurwayne Holder dismissed claims that a computer processing unit (CPU), with the the list of registered members, disappeared from an office at Congress Place, that party’s headquarters. “The CPU from the membership department of Congress Place went missing from the room and was not ...

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OPINION: Free and fair PNCR elections encouraged

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 April 2024, 18:18 by Writer By Dr. Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus “What is all this nonsense about fairness?” – Forbes Burnham, 1968. I read with great interest that “[t]he PNC is known for its democratic principles and transparency when it comes to who wishes to lead it” (Kaieteur News 4/12/2024). I suspect the writer was ...

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OPINION: Activate the ‘defence’ in defence diplomacy: President Ali’s knee-jerk response counterproductive to national defence

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 April 2024, 18:08 by Writer by Retired Rear Admiral, Dr Gary Best The Ali administration seems not to understand, or deliberately misunderstands the concept of defence diplomacy. See my opinions published by Demerara Waves Online on September 2023 and February 2024. And even less interested in spending taxpayers’ dollars to defend Guyana, as a priority. ...

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OPINION: Guyana border controversy: many friends, one fiend to balance those

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 April 2024, 17:50 by Writer by GHK Lall Guyana is now at the rarest elevation in its checkered history. Anybody and everybody are rushing forward to identify as this country’s friend. That is, except for Venezuela. Much obliged. Relative to the border controversy, Guyana is now in the comforting position of having more allies, backers, ...

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