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Guyana protests Canadian High Commission alleged complicity in attempted toppling of gov’t

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 11, 2019 - The Foreign Ministry has lodged a blistering protest with Canada over the alleged complicity by its High Commission in Guyana in an attempt to  topple the David Granger-led administration after its diplomatic security officer accompanied former government parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud to a waiting plane hours after he voted to pass an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion.

GUYANA | ExxonMobil begins drilling at Haimara-1

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) said today that drilling has begun on the Haimara-1 exploration well offshore Guyana, the first of two planned exploration wells in January. The Stena Carron drillship is drilling the Haimara-1 well, located 19 miles (31 kilometers) east of the Pluma-1 discovery in the southeastern part of the Stabroek Block.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | Court to decide Legality of Charrandass Persaud's December 21 vote

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, January 5, 2019 - The legality of Charrandass Persaud’s vote on December 21 during the 111th sitting of the National Assembly which saw the coalition APNU+AFC government losing to the Opposition PPP in a no-confidence vote, is being challenged in the Court of Law. Persaud’s dual citizenship is the foundation of the challenge.

GUYANA | Gov't says PPP plans to disrupt National Assembly

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - The Government of Guyana says it has credible evidence that the Opposition intends to disrupt tomorrow’s sitting of the National Assembly at which the Speaker is expected to address the consequences of the December 21 vote.

GUYANA | Granger tipped to lead the Coalition into Elections

GEORGETOWN, December 25, 2018 - Despite Guyana's President David Granger being diagnosed with the cancerous Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, there are hints that he may be asked to return as the Presidential candidate for the APNU + AFC coalition, in the upcoming Regional and General elections.
  • Published in Politics

Venezuela exhorts the US to respect international law

CARACAS, Venezuela, December 25, 2018 - The Vice-minister for North America of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, Carlos Ron, has emphatically rejected the statement made by the Under Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs of the United States, Kimberly Breier, regarding the controversy that arose between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
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