The Guyana Legion elected a new president at its annual general meeting hosted on Sunday last.
In a press release, the group said World War 11 veteran Hector Bunyan was elected president after he obtained a windfall 32 votes against outgoing president Gladwin Samwells who obtained 14 votes.
The release said Winfield James was returned treasurer unopposed. Other members of the executive include vice-presidents Henry King, Ivan Crandon and George Gooding and members L. Percival, Hector Stoute and Bert Douglas. Former chancellor Aubrey Bishop was the returning officer.
The controversial Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) signed between the government and ExxonMobil’s local subsidiary and partners is final and will not be subject to any changes, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday.
A gunman yesterday afternoon shot and robbed a senior CARICOM Secreta-riat employee after he left the Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited branch at Triumph, East Coast Demerara (ECD), in what is the most recent attack on the bank’s customers.
As Guyana celebrates 48 years as a Republic, President David Granger has reiterated his government’s intention to take the Venezuelan border controversy to the World Court and declared each citizen a protector of the nation’s sovereignty.
`B’ Division policemen last evening blocked the Corriverton flag raising ceremony because permission had not been sought but Mayor Krishnand Jaichand believes it was stopped because the Region Six council objected to Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan as the featured speaker.
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