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Commonwealth backs Guyana
Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Commonwealth backs Guyana over Venezuela in Essequibo dispute
Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland, KC, says she is concerned by rising tensions between Guyana and Venezuela.

Venezuela's planned actions, she said, "go against the spirit of peaceful dispute resolution.

Before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the two countries are at odds over which can rightfully claim the Essequibo region. It's currently controlled by Guyana.

On December 3, the Venezuelan government will host a referendum on the issue, in which 20.6 million people are eligible to vote.

Essequibo lessons
Current global developments are today contributing to an understanding of how our respective Caribbean countries are obliged to navigate international relations like few other occasions in recent history.

We can spend forever examining the internal dynamics that have spurred alarmingly diverse views, even over here, on the situations in Ukraine, Gaza, and even Haiti.

We have a plan
Imbert assures SMEs on forex problem:

Minister welcomes Saudi support
Minister of Energy Stuart Young and permanent secretaries in the Ministry Penelope Bradshaw-Niles and Sandra Fraser yesterday met with representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), a Saudi Arabian government agency.

NGC reports 28% reduction in GHG emissions
The GHG emissions calculated included carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide from purchased electricity, natural gas, petroleum and diesel.

The report said NGC had no incidents which resulted in prolonged leakage of natural gas in 2022, which contributed to the emissions.

Hinds: Polygraph, drug tests will weed out corrupt cops

Integrity tests for lawmen, civil service

Hold talks on safety in places of worship
SDMS Pandits' Parishad calling on leaders of all faiths...

Toxic fashion
...Hidden industry secrets that adversely impact our oceans

NCIC halts fireworks display at Divali Nagar
Too much noise!

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