Politics

Senior Counsel Rafiq Khan takes oath as newest Justice of Appeal

Senior Counsel Rafiq Khan, was today sworn in as Acting Justice of Appeal. The six-month appointment takes effect from today. Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony at State House, President Granger said the appointment will serve to preserve and protect the rights of citizens to equal protection and benefit of the law. “The Government of the Cooperative […]

Fifth form students to face Diagnosis exams for Math and English

The Education Ministry has announced that fifth form students from across the country who will be writing their CSEC examinations this year, will first face an English and Mathematics Diagnosis Examination on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th, 2018. The examination that has been prepared by the Ministry of Education will cover the content […]

BREAKING: Prime Minister to undergo by-pass heart surgery tomorrow

The Minister of State has announced that Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo will undergo by-pass heart surgery tomorrow in the United States. In a statement, the Minister of State, Joe Harmon said Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo recently underwent a routine medical examination in Guyana which revealed that he has some cardiac issues. He was advised to […]

Guyana and Brazil recommit to maintaining and strengthening ties as Brazil’s Defence Minister visits

Guyana and Brazil recommitted themselves today to ensure the South American continent remains a zone of peace with respect for territorial sovereignty. The recommitment came during an official State visit by a delegation from Brazil to Guyana which included its Minister of Defence Raul Jungmann and Minister of Justice, Torquato Jardim. President David Granger conferred the […]

President has no plan to offer new Judicial nominees, but will consult with legal advisors

Following the Opposition Leader’s decision not to agree to the President’s nominees for the positions of Chancellor and Chief Justice, President David Granger intends to consult his legal advisors before moving forward with the process, but he does not intend to offer new nominees. The President spoke to News Source today and when asked if […]

Jagdeo finds no favour with President’s nominees for top judicial posts

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has not found favour with the President’s nominees for the two top Judicial posts in the country, essentially blocking the appointment of Justice Kenneth Benjamin as Chancellor of the Judiciary and Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards as the Chief Justice. Justice Benjamin is currently the Chief Justice of Belize while Justice Cummings-Edwards is […]

Everything is at stake for Guyana in move to the International Court in territorial row with Venezuela -Sir Shridath

Internationally recognised Diplomat and Guyana’s main legal advisor on the Guyana/Venezuela territorial controversy, Sir Shridath Ramphal, has indicated that whatever decision is handed down by the International Court of Justice on the Guyana/Venezuela controversy will be legally binding. Speaking to journalists during a break at the Oil and Gas Summit in Georgetown on Wednesday, Sir […]

Guyanese businesses challenged to step up and take advantage of oil sector

The inaugural Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit opened this morning at the Georgetown Marriott, with a call for more Guyanese businesses to prepare themselves for the benefits that the oil sector will offer. Delivering the feature address, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, told the more than 700 delegates gathered that the time is now […]

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