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Face to face for Essequibo
Posted: Friday, December 15, 2023

Face to face for Essequibo
Maduro, Ali, Caricom leaders meet for talks in St Vincent...

Guyana and Venezuela agree not to use force against one another
Joint Declaration of Argyle for Dialogue and Peace between Guyana and Venezuela issued

President Ali: No retreat
Guyana maintains position on border dispute with Venezuela

Guyana President remains defiant in Essequibo dispute
After a full day of meetings that ended just before 9 pm yesterday, the Guyana-Venezuela meeting brokered by Caricom-Celac and Brazil resulted in a nine-point plan —the Joint Declaration of Argyle for Dialogue and Peace between Guyana and Venezuela.

Imbert: NIB board properly constituted

Unions in uproar as Industrial Court gets new head
... Accuse President of conflict of interest over husband's work

Thomas-Felix's curious case
It is more than a little ironic that the president of the Industrial Court of Trinidad and Tobago (ICTT), an institution that determines good employment practices, should have been dismissed under circumstances that, at least on the surface, appear to flout those standards.

Deborah Thomas-Felix has been president of the court for 12 years but, on Monday, just one day before her third four-year contract was due to expire, she was informed that her tenure would not be renewed. To add insult to possible injury, Thomas-Felix got the news while in Washington, DC, on official business, as part of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Committee of Experts.

All Trinidad General Workers' Trade Union accepts CPO's 4% offer

Cops nab suspect for murders of mom, son, 8
The man who knew Thomas intimately was arrested along Mucurapo Street in San Fernando around 2 pm yesterday, with wounds to his left hand.

The wounds were consistent with a knife injury. Police said the suspect sought treatment at a medical institution on Tuesday after the heinous murders. He has previous charges for attempted murder and assault.

Murder toll up by two
Two deaths, yesterday morning, in separate incidents in St Augustine and Arouca have pushed the murder toll to 546. The comparative toll for the same period last year was 576.

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