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GUYANA | Pompeo gives Guyana US$5-mil to help Venezuelan Refugees

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 18, 2020 - United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used the opportunity of his visit to Guyana on Friday, to reiterate his call for Venezuela’s President Nicholas Maduro to leave office and to congratulate the Guyanese government for supporting the position of the United States on Venezuela.

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GUYANA | Gov't to crack down on hate related speech online says Ali

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 12, 2020 - In the wake of an eruption of racially motivated physical violence during protests against the killing and mutilation of two youths in the backlands of West Coast Berbice, President Irfaan Ali  on Friday said government has begun taking steps to crack down on hate speech Online.

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GUYANA | Guyana asks Britain, Caribbean Regional Security System to help probe killings

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September12, 2020 -Demerara Waves -  President Irfaan Ali has announced that Guyana has asked the United Kingdom (UK) and the Caribbean Regional Security System (RSS) to probe the killing of three youths over the past three days and violent unrest in West Coast Berbice that has resulted in severe injuries, robberies and damage to property.

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GUYANA | Racial tension mounts over gruesome killing of West Berbice youths

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 9, 2020 - The gruesome killing of two afro-Guyanese boys in the West Berbice section of Guyana is causing severe disquiet in that CARICOM country, as it is widely felt that their death was a “hate killing” resulting from racial tensions in the wake of the March 2 general elections.

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GUYANA | Shakeup in Guyana Military? Gary Beaton promoted to Brigadier with immediate effect

GEORGETOWN Guyana, Sept 1, 2020 - A massive shake-up is brewing in the top brass of Guyana’s military with the new promotions announced on Saturday by the new Irfaan Ali/ Bharrat Jagdeo administration, which may effectively supersede the promotions carried out by former president Brigadier (Rtd.) David Granger prior to leaving office earlier this year.

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GUYANA | PPP's Irfaan Ali vows to send Granger into retirement

GEORGETOWN,  January 6, 2020- Presidential Candidate for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Irfaan Ali says he intends to send  President David Granger  into retirement, as he launched the party's 2020 general elections campaign at the Kitty Market Square in Georgetown.

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GUYANA | PPP asks CCJ to order general elections on Sept 18 with same voters list

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, July 10, 2019 - Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, through his lawyers, have asked the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to order that President David Granger name September 18 as election day, and his party wants the regional court to order that a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) be appointed in three days.

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