Daily Archives: 06/25/2019

My last word on the CCJ today: Guyanese leaders have failed us all – By GHK Lall

My last word on the CCJ today: Guyanese leaders want adda people fuh duh de dutty wuk

I am ashamed. I am not sure, nor do I care, how many Guyanese I speak for but I am insulted and embarrassed at some of what came through from the CCJ today. Any self-respecting Guyanese, and I am not certain as to how many are still around, should feel the same way. Did matters really have to come to this humiliating state?

From some of the quotes in the Demerara Waves’ coverage titled, “Caribbean Court gives Granger, Jagdeo more time to find consensus on elections date; GECOM says general elections not possible until after Christmas” (June 24), it is clear that Guyanese leaders, and by extension all of the Guyanese people, have been given a public dressing down. It is one that reeks of impatience, disappointment, condescension, and frustration.  Continue reading

Canadian business chamber to open doors in Guyana amid oil, gold rush

Canada’s High Commissioner Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee, President David Granger and Minister of State, Dawn Hastings at Canada Day 2019 reception.

Canada on Monday announced plans to established a business chamber in Guyana, as several Canadian companies step up preparations to search for oil offshore the South American nation.

Canada’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee made the announcement at a reception at the Marriott Hotel to mark her country’s 152nd anniversary since three provinces came together to form that North American country.        Continue reading

Guyana Politics: CCJ decision on consequential orders by July 12, 2019

 – Parties required to file submissions by July 1, 2019

Lawyers were ordered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to provide written submissions on what should be the consequential orders following last Tuesday’s landmark rulings—that government was defeated by the No-Confidence Motion which was passed in the National Assembly on the night of December 21, 2018—and that the President’s unilateral appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) was flawed, in other words, unconstitutional.

The parties have to file submissions by July 1, and the court is expected to hand down its ruling by July 12.            Continue reading

Guyana Politics: They do absolutely nothing for the country when they get power- By Freddie Kissoon 

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