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Venezuela president takes Guyana border dispute to UN chief CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has gone to New York to meet with UN chief Ban Ki-moon over his country's escalating border dispute with Guyana, his foreign minister said late Monday.Maduro will "defend the rights of Venezuela" and "defend the country from aggression by the new government of Guyana," Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said. A border dispute stretching back decades between the two south American neighbors has escalated in recent months, after Caracas made a new claim over coastal waters where Exxon Mobil recently announced an important oil find.Caracas issued a decree May 27 laying claim to waters off the Essequibo, a disputed territory that borders Venezuela and encompasses more than half of Guyana.The Venezuelan action came less than a month after Exxon Mobil said it had made a "significant" discovery in an offshore concession granted by Guyana.Last week, Guyana's President David Granger warned that Venezuela's border claim was a ...


Jeb Bush would give undocumented a way to stay in US WASHINGTON: Republican White House hopeful Jeb Bush vowed Monday to launch comprehensive immigration reform, including stronger borders and finding a way for the 11 million undocumented people in the country to make their status legal.Back in 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama pledged to seek a major immigration policy reform that would let the undocumented stay indefinitely. But his efforts hit a wall in the Republican-run Congress.According to former Florida governor Bush, a president is only going ...

Hollande to decide on Russia warship deal 'in weeks' PARIS: French President Francois Hollande said on Monday that he would decide "in the coming weeks" whether or not to scrap a contentious contract to supply two warships to Russia.The fate of the two Mistral helicopter carriers has plagued France-Russia ties for more than a year, following the decision by Paris to put the 1.2-billion-euro ($1.3-billion) deal on ice as the West slapped sanctions on Moscow over its annexation of Crimea and alleged backing for ...

South Korea declares end to MERS outbreak SEOUL: South Korea on Tuesday declared the effective end to a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that killed 36 people, triggered widespread panic and stymied growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy.Addressing a meeting of government officials in Seoul, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn said the danger posed by what was the biggest outbreak of the virus outside Saudi Arabia was over."After weighing various circumstances, the medical personnel and the government judge that the people ...

Nuclear weapons not a toy, says North Korea's China envoy BEIJING: North Korea's nuclear weapons are "not a plaything" and their future is not up for negotiation, Pyongyang's ambassador to China said Tuesday, ahead of a visit by a US envoy.The comments by Ji Jae-Ryong came after an international deal with Tehran to curb Iran's nuclear capabilities in return for the lifting of crippling sanctions.In a rare press conference in Beijing, Ji said the North's nuclear capability was "not a plaything to be put on ...

Boko Haram fighters behead three in Cameroon raid YAOUNDÉ: Three villagers were beheaded during weekend raids in Cameroon by Boko Haram insurgents from neighbouring Nigeria, who killed another four people in a separate raid overnight, security forces said Monday.The first attack took place on Sunday in the neighbouring villages of Tchebe-Tchebe and Dzaba, about 10 kilometres (six miles) from the Nigerian border, said a security agent based in the region.The beheadings took place in Tchebe-Tchebe.The assailants also set fire to land owned by ...

Burundi presidential vote not credible: UN observers UNITED NATIONS: A United Nations observer mission said Monday that last week's presidential elections in Burundi were relatively peaceful but had not been "an inclusive, free and credible" vote.In a preliminary report, the observers said the vote, which saw President Pierre Nkurunziza re-elected, was marred by violence and obstacles to freedom of expression and the press. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015


 



 
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Banking Review 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyJune
Trade Balance $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyJuly 23, 2015
Reserves $18.677 bln