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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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CCJ’s Consequential Order Requires Guyanese to Unite

Press Release submitted by Guyana Trades Union Congress (19th June 2019) CCJ’s Consequential Order requires citizens uniting to hold politicians accountable to a higher political order and love of country- not just power The fundamentals of our democracy and regional integration stand strong in the decisions handed down by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Tuesday 18th June.  The rulings-

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CHIEF JUSTICE PROHIBITS PERSONS WITH DUAL CITIZENSHIP FROM BEING MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has announced that it will hear the no confidence motion appeal cases on May 10, 2019. CGID believes that it is therefore prudent for the APNU+AFC government to consider reconvening the National Assembly subsequent to the CCJ’s determination of the instant matters. As

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Criminalizing Attire and the Rule of Law (iv)

“..that the people (including, one should add, the government) should be ruled by the law and obey it and (2) that the law should be such that people will be able (and, one should add, willing) to be guided by it.” – Geoffrey de Q. Walker, The rule of law: foundation of constitutional democracy, (1st Ed., 1988). “The protection of the

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