Category Archives: Caribbean News

Rickford Burke Fires Back at PSC and Kit Nascimento

Submitted by Rickford Burke The PSC has no competence or basis to accuse the government of breaching the constitution  Mr. Kit Nascimento, on behalf of the elitist PPP affiliated Guyana Private Sector Commission (PSC), attacked my character because I denounced the PSC’s reckless accusations that the APNU+AFC government is violating the constitution. The coalition government was elected by the people

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No Confidence Ruling in Guyana – Gov’t and Opposition must work together

Press Release submitted by the Guyana Trades Union Congress The confidence case before us is the first of its kind in this country. Its determination is not guided by any local precedent, clear guidelines and law as to how the nation proceeds, and as acting Chief Justice (CJ) Roxane George-Wiltshire in her ruling stated, “functions.” It is that ‘how’ which

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Chief Justice May Have Erred In Confidence Vote Judgment

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President of The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Yesterday, January 31, 2018 Guyana’s Chief Justice, Hon. Roxann George-Wiltshire, upheld the constitutionality of the December 21, 2018 no confidence vote against the APNU+AFC coalition government of Guyana. The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) disagrees with the ruling of the Madam Chief Justice. After careful deliberation

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CLICO Bailout NOT Forgotten

Posted to Afra Raymond’s website On Friday 30th January 2009, the CL Financial (CLF) bailout started, so today – 30th January 2019 – is the ten-year anniversary of that fateful decision to commit Public Money to bailout the Caribbean’s largest conglomerate. The companies which were to be bailed-out were: CL Financial Ltd (CLF); Colonial Life Insurance Company Ltd (CLICO); Caribbean

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Lead, CARICOM, Lead!

  The following article submitted by Ambassador to CARICOM David Comisiong If one compares the work effort of Ambassador Comissiong to his predecessors Denis Kelman and Bobby Morris one must give Comissiong higher markes – David, Blogmaster Read Ambassador Comissiong artcile which was published elsewhere. Lead, CARICOM, Lead!

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