Daily Archives: Thursday, 9 May 2024, 22:13

Guyana gov’t invites EU to observe 2025 elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 May 2024, 22:18 by Writer European Union (EU) Ambassador to Guyana, René Van Nes on Thursday announced that the 27-member bloc was likely to approve this country’s request for a mission to observe next year’s general and regional elections. “I’m happy to tell you that the government of Guyana has officially invited the European Union ...

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Venezuela objects to US fighter jets flyover of Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 May 2024, 21:48 by Writer Venezuela on Thursday reacted sharply to two United States (US) fighter jets overflying Georgetown and surrounding areas as part of defence cooperation, accusing Washington and Georgetown of conspiring to provoke regional peace. “The Bolivarian National Armed Forces strongly reject these repeated provocations by the Southern Command, sponsored by the government ...

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US fighter jets to fly over Georgetown today

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 May 2024, 21:41 by Writer The United States (US) embassy said two military fighter jets, F/A-18/F Super Hornets, would fly over Georgetown on Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. “Today, at 2:00 pm, with collaboration and approval from the Government of Guyana, two U.S. Navy aircraft, F/A-18F Super Hornets, embarked on the USS George Washington, will ...

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St. Lucia PM blames “conspiracy” for removal of CDB president

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 May 2024, 21:36 by Writer By Peter Richards CASTRIES, St. Lucia, May 8, CMC – Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre has blamed a “conspiracy” for the removal of Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon as president of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), who tendered his resignation earlier this month after being sent on administrative leave in ...

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US SouthCom providing technology assistance to GDF

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 May 2024, 21:20 by Writer The United States (US) Army’s Southern Command (SouthCom) is helping the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) strengthen its technological capacity to respond to threats and that featured in talks between high-ranking officials of the two sides, the American embassy here said. The US Marine Corps Major General, Julie Nethercot, SouthCom’s Strategy, ...

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