Daily Archives: 07/29/2020

Guyana Elections: CCJ ready to sit to hear Guyana elections case if appealed

The Guyana Court of Appeal will rule at 11:00 hrs Thursday July 30, 2020

With just one more day left before the Guyana Court of Appeal hands down its decision on whether the recounted votes should be used to declare a winner of the March 2020 elections, there are concerns that the matter could be stalled because the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will be heading into recess.

But according to CCJ’s Acting Senior Public Education and Communications Officer Semone Moore, if the matter is appealed to the CCJ, because of the national importance of this case, the court could make special arrangements to hear it and deliver a timely judgement. 

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BOOK: Golden Arrowhead—A Memoir –  by Andra Thakur


My book, GOLDEN ARROWHEAD, (A Memoir) has recently been published (Jaguar Press January, 2020. 360 pp. including 30 pages of maps and photos) but has not fully entered circulation due to the global pandemic.

The book is set in 24 Chapters: 9 in Guyana; 8 in Western Canada–Edmonton and Nanaimo– and 2 each in India, Thailand and West Africa–Ghana and Nigeria.

The selling price for the book is US$20. plus shipping and handling. For further information kindly contact;>>LynParboo@cs.com<< or phone 407-287-4700

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Guyana: GuySuCo misses sugar target again – Blames strikes – GAWU rejects claims

GuySuCo saw a sugar production shortfall in the first crop for 2020 by over 9000 tonnes. The company produced a total of 37,015 tonnes of sugar during the first crop. It was hoping to produce 46,476 tonnes during the first crop, instead.

GuySuCo said 50 strikes took place across the three sugar estates- Blairmont, Albion, and Uitvlugt–  resulting in 13,868 loss in mandays and a loss of production totalling 2,307 tonnes.

The overall production shortfall is 9,461 tonnes.      Continue reading

TRAVEL: Repatriation flight for Guyanese in Canada Scheduled For Friday August 14. 2020

The Government of Guyana wishes to announce it’s repatriation flight for Guyanese in Canada on Friday August 14, 2020 from Toronto to Georgetown (direct). Guyanese in Canada, who wish to be repatriated on the said flight are required to:

(1) To register with the Guyana Consulate in Toronto via telephone # 416-494-6040, 416-494-6059 or 416-494-2679 or via email : info@guyanaconsulate.com. Guyanese nationals are required to provide their name, a contact telephone number and their passport number upon registering.      Continue reading

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