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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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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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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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Call to RECALL Canadian High Commission to Guyana

BROOKLYN: NOW that the government of Guyana has formally notified the government of the Commonwealth of Canada that an investigation has established that the Canadian High Commission in Guyana has been complicit in the attempted overthrow of the democratically elected APNU+AFC coalition government of Guyana, the Caribbean Guyana Institute of Democracy (CGID) believes that it would be consistent with established

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