Category Archives: Caribbean News

A Nobel Peace Prize for Caricom

The 30th Inter-sessional CARICOM Heads of Government Conference ended in St. Kitts last Wednesday – the 27thof February 2019 – with the staging of a Press Conference. And guess what was the very first question posed to the head table comprising Prime Minister Timothy Harris, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin La Roche, and Jamaican Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson Smith by the

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President Granger’s Meeting With Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for democracy (CGID) The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) commends President David Granger for his resolute statesmanship and dignified conduct of today’s meeting with opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo. Today Mr. Jagdeo and his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) came into full realization that they are not the government of Guyana, and therefore

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Ruling of the CJ NOT Final Under Laws of Guyana

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Guyana’s constitution is under assault. Misuse, misconstruction, misinterpretation and perversion of the supreme law dominate our political and constitutional quagmire. The court’s carte blanch approbation of the abuse, and potential criminal misuse, of the no confidence provision, as well as the potential perversion and abuse of Articles 156.3. (a)

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Striking workers BCGI Threaten with dismissal –sovereignty at risk

Submitted by Press Release Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union This morning (15th February 2019) workers at the Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI) downed tools protesting the Russian management’s imposition of one percent wages increase. This is an embarrassment to all Guyanese. The workers’ protest was responded to by management at a meeting held where they were brutally told

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