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CARICOM | Carib States meet UN Human Rights Council President in Guyana

GENEVA/GEORGETOWN, November 17, 2018 – On Monday November 19 and Tuesday 20 November, government representatives from across the Caribbean region, together with the President of the Human Rights Council, Vojislav Šuc of Slovenia, will gather in Georgetown, Guyana, at the Pegasus Hotel, to participate in an unprecedented meeting to discuss ways to maximize their engagement with the Geneva-based Council, the United Nations’ body responding to all human rights situations across the globe.
  • Published in CARICOM

GUYANA | Jagdeo’s no-confidence motion will be defeated says APNU+AFC

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA,  November 16, 2018 - Jagdeo's no-confidence motion will be defeated. This is the word from governing coalition A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) which said on Friday that all of its 33 parliamentarians will unite in voting down the no-confidence motion moved by the Opposition.
  • Published in Politics

GUYANA | Opposition Files 'No Confidence' Motion against Gov’t.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 15, 2018 - Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo on today announced that he filed a no-confidence motion in Parliament against the APNU+AFC administration, one day after the nation was told that President David Granger was in Cuba undergoing treatment for cancer.
  • Published in Politics

TRINIDAD | CCJ rules Guyana’s cross-dressing law unconstitutional

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, November 13, 2018 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional.
  • Published in Justice

GUYANA | World Bank Partners with Guyana for New Oil Sector

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 12, 2018 -  The World Bank's Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean region Jorge Familiar has assured Prime Minister  Moses V. Nagamootoo that his organization will  support Guyana in its capacity building efforts as the country prepares for first oil.

GUYANA | Guyanese vote today in Local Government Elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 12, 2018 - Guyanese go to the polls today, to elect representatives for Local Government posts in nation-wide elections. Residents turned out in their numbers in the various constituencies across the country to cast their votes in the Local Government Elections
  • Published in Politics
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