Daily Archives: 04/20/2022

GUYANA: 1.5MW solar farm would boost business development in Bartica – PM

DPI Guyana- !3 April 2022

He noted that it will also aid in the transformation from fossil fuel to greater use of renewable energy thus reducing Guyana’s carbon footprint.

To this extent, the Prime Minister is optimistic that the solar farm, which is in keeping with the Government’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) 2030, will aid in the overall development of the town.

“It will also help with the expansion of business in this community because you’ll have additional energy. It now becomes more attractive for investors to set up micro and large industries and commercial activities in Bartica.”          Continue reading

UK: Rwanda asylum plan: who does it target and is it going to happen? -The Guardian

Plans have surprised many, have few precedents and have been condemned as cruel and unworkable

Photo: The home secretary, Priti Patel, and Rwanda’s foreign minister, Vincent Biruta, signing the agreement in Kigali. Photograph: Muhizi Olivier/AP

Home affairs editor – Thu 14 Apr 2022. The GUARDIAN

Who does the government say could be sent to Rwanda?

Any adult who comes into the UK without authorisation – via train, boat or plane – could be considered for relocation to Rwanda.

There will be an assessment stage, where the strength of each individual’s asylum claim will be taken into account, officials said, as well as the way they arrived in the country.              Continue reading

GUYANA: Article 13 justifies call for confirmation of Chancellor, Chief Justice

Acting Chief Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire (right) and Acting Chancellor of the Judiciary Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards.

The civil society pro-participatory governance organisation, Article 13, said the acting Chancellor of the Judiciary, Yonette Cummings and acting Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire should be confirmed because they have performed creditably.

“They have obviously been in the system for years and years. Over the time, they would have given some excellent decisions. They would have given some decisions that were overturned . They have given decisions for and against an incumbent government which shows not only independence but it shows judicial courage which is what a country such as this certainly requires,” Article 13’s Christopher Ram told Demerara Waves Online News/ News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM.        Continue reading

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