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President Granger returns on Tuesday from Cuba; to be monitored by doctors

President David Granger is expected to return to Guyana on Tuesday after receiving treatment in Cuba for cancer, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo announced Monday. Nagamootoo said Granger’s condition would be monitored by his physicians. The Cuban embassy in Guyana said Granger has “received the first round of chemotherapy treatment and, according to the medical team, …

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2019 National Budget date announced

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan announced that Monday, November 26, 2018 is the date on which the 2019 National Budget would be presented. He made the announcement at the commencement of Monday’s sitting of the National Assembly. Jordan’s announcement came one day after he indicated in a letter to the media that government employees would receive …

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2019 National Budget date announced

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan announced that Monday, November 26, 2018 is the date on which the 2019 National Budget would be presented. He made the announcement at the commencement of Monday’s sitting of the National Assembly. Jordan’s announcement came one day after he indicated in a letter to the media that government employees would receive …

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Guyana files documents with International Court of Justice to prove jurisdiction on border controversy with Venezuela

Guyana on Monday filed documents at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) outlining why it believes that Netherlands-based body has a right to hear its case to settle the controversy with Venezuela over the 1899 Arbitral Tribunal Award. “Guyana has no doubt that the Court has jurisdiction to resolve the controversy that has plagued its …

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Guyana files documents with International Court of Justice to prove jurisdiction on border controversy with Venezuela

Guyana on Monday filed documents at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) outlining why it believes that Netherlands-based body has a right to hear its case to settle the controversy with Venezuela over the 1899 Arbitral Tribunal Award. “Guyana has no doubt that the Court has jurisdiction to resolve the controversy that has plagued its …

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Jagdeo to take Harmon to Ethnic Relations Commission over targeting of alleged saboteurs of govt’s work

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday announced that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) would be complaining to the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) about Minister of State, Joseph Harmon’s threat against opposition supporters and councillors who sabotage government operations. Jagdeo told a news conference that he was not taking lightly Harmon’s announcement, which appeared to be …

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Why a visit to Guyana is a journey to a lost world – Evening Standard


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Why a visit to Guyana is a journey to a lost world
Evening Standard
Kenneth Shivdyal, my Guyanese guide, is understandably perplexed. “Imagine, most people can't find your country on a map — they think it's in Africa — but if they know anything at all, then it's only Jonestown.” This is the equivalent of Scotland ...

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American Airlines Launches New Nonstop Flights to Guyana – Caribbean Journal

Caribbean JournalAmerican Airlines Launches New Nonstop Flights to GuyanaCaribbean JournalAmerican Airlines is now serving the southern edge of the Caribbean. The carrier has officially launched new nonstop flights from Miami to Guyana.and more &r...

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Canadian citizen dies days after Guyana plane crash – The Weather Network

The Weather NetworkCanadian citizen dies days after Guyana plane crashThe Weather NetworkSunday, November 18, 2018, 3:33 PM - The federal government has made contact with local officials in Guyana to try to learn more about a Canadian citizen who died ...

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OPINION: From the big stick of gunboat diplomacy to the political correctness of oil diplomacy

by GHK Lall The Americans have spoken.  I would hope that the established pantheon of Guyanese oil patriots is listening, and that they appreciate the full import of the finely calibrated language of our formidable northern Uncle on the thorny, long unsettled, heavily menacing border dispute.  Except that the sophisticated syntax of the Americans has …

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