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Sir Shridath Ramphal appeals for national unity ahead of elections, World Court hearings on border controversy case

A leading member of Guyana’s legal team in the world court’s case on the border controversy with Venezuela on Thursday appealed for national unity as the country heads into general elections and prepares for oral hearings in The Hague in the Netherlands. Sir Shridath Ramphal, who is one of the two persons authorised to act on behalf of the Guyana ...

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Guyana’s asking World Court for border judgement as possible step to UN Security Council

Guyana is seeking a judgement from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the validity of the Guyana-Venezuela boundary agreement, a move that could leverage Guyana to go to the United Nations (UN) Security Council if Caracas refuses to abide by that decision, Foreign Secretary Carl Greenidge said Saturday night. “We are not after an advisory opinion. It is a ...

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Greenidge likely to be in charge of border affairs at Foreign Ministry

Former Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge is expected to take up an appointment that would see him being responsible for border matters, but the major sticking point appears to be whether he would be given powers to make binding decisions on behalf of the Guyana government, sources said. The sources said a decision on Greenidge’s future role in the government ...

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