Category Archives: Caribbean News

STATEMENT BY US, UK and EU Rejected!

PRESS STATEMENT: CGID REJECTS STATEMENT BY US, UK & EU ON THE STATUS OF THE GUYANA GOVERNMENT, CONDEMNS INTERFERENCE IN GUYANA’S INTERNAL AFFAIRS  The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) rejects the statement today by the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union that Guyana’s APNU+AFC coalition government is in breach of the Guyana constitution, because elections were not

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UTT Staff Retrenched

Related Links: Petrotrin Cries Felt by Fired UTT Lecturers UTT Professor BARRED from GRADUATION The National Budget Presentation on UTT The National Budget Presentation on UTT No Hearing or Appeal before UTT Fired Lecturers Due Process Not Followed in UTT Firings MASSIVE FIRING AT UTT BEGINS: UTT lecturers dismissed amidst Imbert’s bright forecast  

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Condemn Richard Branson’s Bullying and Extortion of Caribbean Governments

Submitted by Tea White In July this year, Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic announced that it would end its flights to St Lucia on 8 June 2020. This decision was taken because the government of St Lucia refused to agree to Virgin’s demand that they hand over some EC$20 million in subsidies to Branson’s monopoly company over a 3 year period.

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Message to PM Mottley: Why is 747-400 Boeing Being Registered Under Barbados Colours in the Dark?

Submitted by xxxxxxxx Why is there a big white end of life Boeing 747- 400 aircraft, capable of carrying 490 passengers or troops 7,285 nautical miles non stop, sitting at Grantley Adams International Airport for the past month being de-registered from an FAA holding registration of N508BB to a Barbadian registration of 8P-ERI? Research shows that this is the very

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CCJ Has Ruled – Lawful Way Forward Imperative

Press Release, Guyana Trades Union Congress – 20th July 2019 The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) calls for level headedness to prevail in the interpretation of the Consequential Orders of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Those orders specifically address three areas of focus for resolution on the way forward since the 21st December 2018 no-confidence vote against the APNU+AFC Government

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Peter Wickham’s Comments on Guyana’s Purported Voter’s List are MISGUIDED

Submitted by  Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Regional political scientist and pollster, Peter Wickham, was quoted in Demerara Waves news on July 14, 2019,  as saying that Guyana’s APNU+AFC coalition government should go to the polls with the current voters which was used in the 2015 when the coalition won. Evidently Peter does not have a

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