Guyana team for Antigua talks on Venezuela border controversy

-as deadline for ICJ move looms

A Guyana team will be heading to Antigua within a few days to once again meet with United Nations (UN) representative Dag Nylander to discuss the Venezuela border controversy as an end-of-year deadline for substantial progress on the matter approaches.

Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge is optimistic that Nylander will complete his work and that UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres will stand by a commitment he made that he will decide by December 31st  on the matter being taken to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

On December 16, 2016, in a much-anticipated decision, Guterres’ predecessor,  Ban Ki-moon decided that the Good Offices process on the decades-old border controversy would be given one more year and if by the end of 2017 “significant progress” was not made, the case would move to the ICJ…..


Trotman should have advised President placing oil bonus outside Consolidated Fund illegal

The onus was on Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman to tell President David Granger that he would be breaking the law if the US$18M bonus went anywhere else but to the Consolidated Fund, commentator and civil society activist Melinda Janki says.

All contracts for natural resources should be published

Keeping information from the public only results in distrust and contracts for all of the country’s natural resources should be published,  says Government’s Petroleum Advisor Jan Mangal.

Police were summoned to Parliament by caller purporting to speak for Clerk – source

Lawmen who showed up in the Parliament Chambers on Monday following the ruckus around PPP/C Member of Parliament, Juan Edghill were summoned by a caller purporting to be acting on the instruction of the Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs, a well-placed source told Stabroek News.

Kaneville man recovering after home invasion shooting

The Kaneville, East Bank Demerara machine operator Ishwar Ramanah, who was shot minutes after midnight on Wednesday by armed bandits, remains in the hospital but is showing signs of recovery.

Police probing death of Barnwell  toddler

Police are currently investigating the death of a one-year-old who is suspected to have drowned on Wednesday.

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