Daily Archives: January 31, 2018

Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – January 30-31. 2018

News – 31 January 2018

UN mediation fails: Guyana heads to Int’l Court to settle Venezuela border controversy

Granger welcomes approach to ICJ

Lindo Creek massacre COI to be sworn in today

Jagdeo says…Crime wave COI will expose political operatives, intellectual authors

Komal Chand’s removal a plot for Jagdeo’s third term – PM Nagamootoo

50-year leases granted by Ogle Airport not yet approved by Lands and Surveys

Bisram awaits court date in last ditch attempt to block extradition

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Canada will officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent

UN Initiative www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade/

Prime Minister announces that the Government of Canada will officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent

Ottawa, Ontario – January 30, 2018

The Government of Canada is committed to build a better, more inclusive country that recognizes the contributions of all, and creates better opportunities for more Canadians.

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the Government of Canada will officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent. This Decade, which spans from 2015 to 2024, is an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the important contributions people of African descent have made to Canadian society.      Continue reading

The Reparations Debate – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Reparations Debate – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Who should benefi t from reparations? The answer is that anyone that was forcibly displaced by colonialism has the right to argue for redress. They include those from the African continent, from Asia, Europe, and the native peoples. This means that Blacks, Indians, Chinese, Portuguese, poor whites and Amerindians have a valid claim for reparations.

Eric Williams said that a man in a coffin had more room than those in a slave ship. The history is familiar. Slavery was inhumane, brutal and nasty. When the ‘door of no return’ was opened millions of Africans were transplanted to other countries. Their entry shaped the demography, economy and culture of America and the West Indies.      Continue reading

Guyana and Venezuela Border Controversy goes to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

UN Secretary General sends Guyana-Venezuela border controversy to World Court

By: Denis Chabrol – Demerara Waves – January 30, 2018

The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres  has decided to refer the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy to the  International Court of Justice (ICJ) for settlement, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday January 30, 2018.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, said Guterres “has carefully analysed developments in 2017 in the good offices process and has concluded that significant progress has not been made toward arriving at a full agreement for the solution of the controversy.    Continue reading