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HAITI | Opponents call for general mobilization in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Haitian Pitit Dessalines party, Moise Jean-Charles, called on Monday for a general mobilization starting upcoming Sunday to force the head of State to respect the constitutional term.
  • Published in Politics
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Trial opens in France over herbicides used by US in Vietnam

Paris, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The Evry court on Monday opened the trial of 19 companies from the United States that manufacture the so-called Agent Orange, a powerful herbicide used by the US Army during the Vietnam War (1964-1975).
  • Published in Justice
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GUYANA | Venezuelan Navy seize Guyanese fishing vessels in Guyana Economic Zone

GEORGETOWN, January 24, 2021 - Guyana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched an investigation into the circumstances under which two Guyanese registered fishing vessels – the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf – operating off the coast of Waini Point within Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone, were intercepted by the Venezuelan military.
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GUYANA | AFC Stoutly defends Patterson against spurious allegations by Edghill

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, January 23, 2021 - The Alliance For Change (AFC) has stoutly backed its General Secretary, David Patterson, as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of parliament sending a strong signal that APNU/AFC will not relent from the rigourous scrutiny demanded of the Public Accounts Committee.
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CHINA takes parting shot at ‘lying and cheating’ Pompeo

BEIJING (Reuters) – With hours left in Donald Trump’s presidency, China’s foreign ministry took aim at its chief U.S. antagonist, “lying and cheating” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and said it would seek cooperation with the incoming administration of Joe Biden.
  • Published in World News
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GUYANA | High Court dismisses APNU/AFC election petition on a technicality

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 18, 2021- The Opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) will not be able to prove that that there had been massive fraud by the then opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) due to certain omissions to reconcile the votes found in ballot boxes.
  • Published in Justice
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GUYANA | Court to hear Election Petition Preliminary arguments November 24

GUYANA, OCTOBER 22, 2020 – Despite the strategic decision by the Opposition APNU/AFC to file two separate election petitions seeking to overturn the March 2 General and Regional Elections, Chief Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire told today’s case management that she intends to hear both cases together.
  • Published in Justice
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T&T | Trinidad Judge rules police raid on media house unconstitutional

PORT-OF-SPAIN- January 18, 2021 - The Trinidad and Tobago High Court ruled last Wednesday, that a police decision to carry out a raid on a media house in search of information to bolster their case in March last year, was irregular, unconstitutional and infringed the right of freedom of the press.
  • Published in Justice
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CARICOM | Heads of government start busy week for CARICOM

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Thursday, 14 January 2021  -  Heads of Government set the stage for an active start to 2021 for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when on Tuesday they continued their discussions towards initiating the economic recovery of the Region which has been devastated by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Published in CARICOM
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GUYANA | Guyana Defence Force, US Dept.of Defense sign logistics agreement

GEORGETOWN, January 14, 2021 - The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on Tuesday signed an Acquisition and Cross-Service Agreement with the United States Department of Defense. The Agreement will facilitate reciprocal logistical support between the two countries that caters for combined exercises, deployment, training and other cooperation efforts.
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Trump impeached for historic second time after Capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON DC,  AP January 14, 2021 - Of the 45 presidencies in America's nearly 245-year history, only Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton suffered impeachment. You may now add Donald Trump who was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob seige of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
  • Published in World News
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GUYANA hires US lobby firm to focus on business, democracy, regional stability

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 13, 2021 - Eyebrows are being raised and questions asked, over a revelation by Demerara Waves that the Irfaan Ali administration has hired a US$25,000 dollars a month Washington DC based consulting firm, The Cormac Group LLC, to lobby the US Congress, other key US agencies, and international financial organisations, to impress upon them the importance of doing business with Guyana and preserving democracy.
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GUYANA | APNU/AFC defends Guyana's territorial stance against Venezuela, but.....

GEORGETOWN, Jan. 13, 2021 – Guyana’s Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs Amanza Walton Desir has warned the Irfaan Ali administration, that despite the need for unity in support of Guyana’s territorial integrity, national unity is being eroded by suppression and de-humanisation of Afro-Guyanese and victimization of persons seen as supporters of the main opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC).
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CARICOM disappointed and concerned over Venezuela statement

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 12, 2021 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  says it is deeply disappointed and concerned at the decree and subsequent statements by Venezuela with respect to that country’s border controversy with Guyana, including intimations of the creation of a strategic area of national development called “Territory for the Development of the Atlantic Façade.”
  • Published in CARICOM
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CUBA is not a sponsor of state terrorism says Gov't

HAVANA, Cuba, January 12, 2021 -The government of the Republic of Cuba has reacted to a statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intending to include Cuba again on the United States unilateral list of countries that sponsor terrorism, calling the charac terization, Fraudulent, cynical and hypocritical.
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JAMAICA might need a foreign policy reset says 'The Observer'

MONTEGO BAY,  Jamaica Jan. 12, 2021 - The Jamaica Observer newspaper is proposing a reset of Jamaica’s foreign policy in light of the perceived shift away from the well-known course based on non-alignment, multilateralism, and regional cooperation and a tilt towards the Donald Trump regime.
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T&T | PM Rowley recouperating well after angioplasty surgery

MONTEGO BAY,  January 12, 2021- Reports out of Trinidad and Tobago says prime minister Dr. Keith Rowley is recuperating well, after having angioplasty surgery at the Westshore Private Hospital in Cocorite last Saturday. He was admitted last Friday after complaining of discomfort.
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GUYANA | Venezuela/Guyana boundary dispute flares - UN, CARICOM advised

GEORGETOWN, January 11, 2021 - Stung by the recent ruling of the Intertnational Court of Justice in favor of Guyana regarding the tribunal’s jurisdiction in the territorial dispute, Venezuela’s national assembly has announced a renewed claim over the Essequibo region of Guyana, and the establishment of  a special committee for the defense of their decision.
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