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GUYANA wants the Int'l Court to proceed with its border hearing against Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 19, 2019 - The Government of Guyana says it has decided to ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to go ahead with oral hearings into the border controversy with Venezuela because Caracas has refused to submit counter arguments to confirm the validity of the Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899, which fixed the land boundary between the two States.
  • Published in Justice

GUYANA | Documents filed with ICJ to prove Guyana's Territorial Rights

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 19, 2018 -  The Cooperative Republic of Guyana Guyana on Monday filed documents at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) seeking its confirmation,  in a final and binding judgment, the full legal validity of the arbitral award that established the international boundary between Guyana and Venezuela more than a century ago.

Guyana wants ICJ to settle Venezuela border claim

President David Granger on Tuesday widened his international call for the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy to be taken International Court of Justice (ICJ) when he addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Muhammadu Buhari - Nigeria’s New President

On April 1, the election commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - a country with vast mineral wealth and a population of 185 million - announced that a new president had been elected, a professional soldier named General Muhammadu Buhari, who attracted nearly 54% of the vote, beating the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan.
  • Published in Opinion

Jamaican Judge Patrick Robinson elected to ICJ

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 18, 14 — Jamaican Judge Patrick Robinson has been elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. Robinson will be among a panel of judges who will serve the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague starting February 25, next year, for a nine-year period.
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