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Sir Shridath credits Rashleigh Jackson with steering diplomacy against Venezuela

Former Commonwealth Secretary General Sir Shridath Ramphal hailed the significant role that former Foreign Affairs Minister Rashleigh Jackson, who passed away Thursday night, played in mobilising international diplomatic solidarity in dealing with Venezuela’s aggressive claim to Guyana’s mineral and forest-rich Essequibo Region. “Rashleigh’s service to Guyana in another sphere needs also to be recalled as he leaves us. It is ...

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Jardine-Waddell removed as Foreign Ministry Director-General; several ambassadors to be recalled

The Guyana government on Monday announced that Audrey Jardine-Waddell has been removed from the post of Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and that the post is scrapped and replaced by a Permanent Secretary. The new Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry is Charlene Phoenix who has been appointed from 2nd December, 2019. Phoenix, who joined the Foreign Ministry ...

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