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Guyana's Sovereignty on trial

FINANCE Minister Winston Jordan has reported that for 2019 the Guyana economy performed “creditably and remained stable.” The economy grew by 5.4 per cent. Gross international reserves rose to US$575.6 million, from US$528.4 million, in 2018.

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GUYANA VOTES | CCJ To rule on Election Declaration case next Wednesday

Guyana, Thursday, July 2, 2020 - The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will rule next Wednesday, July 8 on whether it has jurisdiction to grant the leave of appeal filed by the People’s Progressive Party which is challenging the decision of Guyana’s Court of Appeal.

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GUYANA begins defence of 1899 Arbital award against Venezuela in ICJ

THE HAGUE, June 30, 2020 - Guyana’s Co-Agent and Head of the Legal Team in Guyana’s border case against Venezuela, Sir Shridath Ramphal told the International Court of Justice today that Guyana is maintaining that the ICJ  does have jurisdiction in the matter,  based on the plain text of the 1966 Geneva Agreement by which the parties consented to accept the decision of the UN Secretary-General on the means of settlement of their dispute over the validity of the 1899 Arbitral Award.

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Guyana not a colony of CARICOM

THE GUYANA CHRONICLE, EDITORIAL, June 29, 2020- THE recent utterances on Guyana’s elections and, by extension, its internal affairs by Barbadian Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, and Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines are a cause for concern not only in Guyana, but in the rest of the CARICOM sub-region. Ms. Mottley’s video statement on Wednesday went to places that Gonsalves did not go. She arrogated unto herself the role of judge and jury in Guyana’s elections impasse. But more than that, she spoke as if the Guyanese people have elected her as their spokesperson and governor.

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GUYANA | Court of Appeal Decision Final says Dr. Francis Alexis

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 28, 2020 - Guyana Chronicle - GRENADIAN Queen Counsel, Dr. Francis Alexis – the Caribbean’s leading authority on constitutional law – said not only was the Court of Appeal right in ruling that Guyana’s President ought to be elected based on valid votes in accordance with the Constitution and Electoral Laws of the country, but there can be no challenge to that decision, even at the level of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

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GUYANA | You wouldn't accept fraudulent votes in your elections... Why should Guyana? Mottley asked

The following is an open letter from Roxane Burnham Van West-Charles to CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, following upon her statement arising from the submission of a report by GECOM CEO Keith Lowenfield to the Chair of GECOM regarding the March 2, 2020 General Elections, which he presented following upon the instruction of the Court of Appeals.

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