January 21, 2021

Guyana: The No Confidence Motion was carried – no reversal – says Speaker

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Speaker of the House Dr. Barton Scotland, a distinguished Attorney who was actually nominated to the post by the APNU-AFC, stood his ground on impartiality yesterday, and maintained that the PPP tabled no-confidence motion was carried. As such, he refused the government’s request to reverse it. The People’s Progressive […]

The Cayman Islands: Public-Private Partnerships under Construction

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Panadès-Estruch, Laura. European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review; Berlin Vol. 12, Iss. 2,  (2017): 211-212. DOI:10.21552/epppl/2017/2/15 By Laura Panadès-Estruch* The Cayman Islands is an offshore jurisdiction located in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba, west of Jamaica. Its small size of 102 square miles hosts the worldwide fifth largest financial centre. As a British Overseas Territory, Cayman […]

The first democratically elected Marxist – Cheddi Jagan

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By: Amílcar Sanatan From telesur Unlike most of the leaders of the Caribbean Left, Jagan long described himself as a Marxist and his ideologies grew with time. “This court is not interested in justice but in law but what I want to say is that justice has been dead in this country since the troops […]

Guyana: Attorney General dismisses PPP’s Nandlall’s concerns about proposed law school

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Posted by Denis Chabro From Demerar Waves Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams on Monday dismissed concerns by his predecessor Anil Nandlall about efforts being made to set up a law school in Guyana, saying that it would be recognised by the Caribbean Council of Legal Education. Williams, in stark contradiction to […]

Guyanese man fined for death threats against Jagdeo, Ramotar and others

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From Kaieteur News A 39-year-old self-professed coalition government supporter was yesterday fined after he admitted to During the month of May, Tameshwar Beekham, of Corentyne, Berbice threatened, by way of writing on the social media platform, to murder Former Presidents Bharrat Jagdeo, Donald Ramotar, and People’s Progressive Party (PPP)’s General Secretary Clement Rohee.making death threats […]

Cayman Islands unemployment figures from 2006 – 2015

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From Trading Economics The number of unemployed persons in Cayman Islands increased to 2248 in 2015 from 1859 in 2014. Unemployed Persons in Cayman Islands averaged 1667.22 from 1996 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 2413 in 2013 and a record low of 895 in 1997. Unemployed Persons in Cayman Islands is reported […]

The EY Project Future: Creating a sustainable future for the Cayman Islands Review made public

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Cayman Islands Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin has released the report by Ernst and Young (EY)into the rationalization of government and the potential sale of public services. The report, 263 pages long, makes recommendations for a sell off of government assets that, if implemented, would place many of the most significant public services into the hands […]

In Guyana: political negotiations an opportunity for real democracy

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 PHOTO: The PPP’s Donald Ramotar was elected President of Guyana by a plurality of the votes cast in general elections in December 2011 but the party failed to win an overall majority in the legislature. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday March 6, 2014 – The governing Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP) and […]

Guyana minister resigns

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By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana’s minister of local government and regional development, Ganga Persaud, resigned on Thursday, citing personal reasons and future commitments. The minister, in a statement, thanked President Donald Ramotar, in whom he expressed confidence, for being given an opportunity to serve as a minister. Persaud confirmed his ongoing […]