October 26, 2021

Guyana government to challenge no-confidence vote in court

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By Neil Marks From Reuters GEORGETOWN (Reuters) – Guyana’s government will challenge in court a parliamentary no-confidence vote that toppled President David Granger’s ruling coalition amid a dispute over developing the country’s nascent oil industry, the country’s attorney general said on Thursday. The Dec. 21 vote triggered new elections within 90 days, after one lawmaker […]

Guyana: Jagdeo wants to sit down and talk with Granger

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Following the shocking collapse of the APNU+AFC Government last night, which came as a result of a no-confidence motion that was brought by opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo and supported by dissenting AFC Parliamentarian Charandass Persaud, general elections are now scheduled to be held by 20 March, a mere three months […]

Guyana: No sign of Granger up to 8pm last night (WED) – Arrived hours later

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian EDITOR’S NOTE: At the time of publishing this article the President had not yet arrived. It is understood that he subsequently arrived about two hours after this article was published last evening. Therefore, the content hereafter shall be at the reader’s discretion, and in consideration of the fact that […]

Caribbean countries ban styrofoam in 2016

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From Irie Jamaica Radio 2 Caribbean countries will lead the region’s ban on Styrofoam beginning the first of the new year. Earlier this month, Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced that as of January 1, 2016 his government will ban the import and use of Styrofoam products and non- biodegradable plastic bags. Several […]

Guyana: Government aiming to make local education system the envy of the Caribbean

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From GINA Georgetown, Guyana – (November 27, 2015) – Government aiming to make local education system the envy of the Caribbean-Min Harmon at West Demerara Secondary school graduation Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday delivered the charge to the 2015 graduating class of the West Demerara Secondary School where he emphasized the importance of information […]