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GUYANA | GYD$3.4 billion parliamentary approval for electoral polls not connected to CCJ decisions – Finance Minister

GEORGETOWN, Guyanas, May 23, 20129 - Guyana’s National Assembly on Thursday approved GYD$3.4 billion for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to conduct general elections, but Finance Minister Winston Jordan said that has nothing to do with decisions the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) might hand down concerning several election-related cases.

GUYANA | APNU+AFC wants Facebook to block PPP political ads calculated to rig elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (Demerara Waves) - May 13, 2019 - Fearing that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has hired an American firm to post customised messages to Guyanese Facebook users’ accounts, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan has announced that the governing APNU+AFC coalition would ask that social media giant to block such messages that are calculated to rig Guyana’s next general election.

GUYANA | CCJ reserves judgment in challenge to Appeal Court decision

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO,  May 10, 2018 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday reserved judgment in the appeal brought by Guyana's Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, who challenged an appeal court ruling that invalidated a no confidence motion passed in the National Assembly on the 21st of December last year.
  • Published in Justice

GUYANA | CCJ deliberating matters involving Dec. 21 No-confidence Vote

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday, May 9, 2019 - The Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), this morning, began hearing three cases stemming from the December 21, 2018 no-confidence motion by the Opposition People's Progressive party (PPP), resulting in a vote against the government, which was overturned by the Guyana Court of Appeals..

ExxonMobil to Proceed with Liza Phase 2 Development Offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas-May 3, 2019 -ExxonMobil said today it has funded the Liza Phase 2 development offshore Guyana after it received government and regulatory approvals. Liza Phase 2 will produce up to 220,000 barrels of oil per day and further capitalize on the significant development potential of the Stabroek Block, where ExxonMobil estimates producing more than 750,000 barrels of oil per day by 2025.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | Dr. Karen Cummings Replaces Greenidge as Foreign Affairs Minister

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, May 2, 2019 - President David Granger has appointed Dr. Karen Cummings to the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs, following  the resignation of Carl Greenidge who has Guyanese and British citizenship. The Courts have ruled that it is  not constitutional for parliamentarians to have dual citizenship.
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