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Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

UG votes against rental of five-story building for downtown campus

The University of Guyana’s Council– that tertiary institution’s highest decision-making body– on Thursday finally said ‘no’ against the rental of a building for US$28,000 monthly to house a proposed “downtown campus.” “It was not approved principally because it was not the best use of our resources,” a source told Demerara Waves Online News. Asked if it was a unanimous decision, ...

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Regional Energy Consultant to verify ExxonMobil natural gas projections—Minister Harmon

The Guyana government has approved a proposal presented by Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, to contract Energy Narrative for an eight week desk study on the options, costs, economic impact and key considerations of transporting and utilising natural gas from offshore Guyana for electricity generation. The company will be looking to also verify information supplied by ExxonMobil as it ...

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GYD$60M contracts awarded for Mazaruni Prisons upgrade, expansion

Government today (April 27, 2017) announced the award of two multi-million dollar contracts aimed at upgrading and expanding the facilities at the Mazaruni Prisons in Region Eight. The announcement was made by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, who was at the time providing a post Cabinet briefing following its meet on Tuesday last. The cumulative value of the contracts, is ...

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Updated: Anil Nandlall charged indictably with stealing law reports; on self-bail

Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall was Thursday indicted on a charge of alleged larceny by bailey.  He was granted self-bail by Magistrate Fabayo Azore and ordered to return to court on May 8, 2017. He was not required to plea the indictable charge. Prosecutor Attorney-at-Law, Patrice Henry did not oppose bail. Nandlall was charged with ...

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Guyana’s state radio, TV gets new board

  Guyana’s state radio and television broadcaster, National Communications Network (NCN) gets a new board of directors. Under the chairmanship of veteran journalist and owner of Capitol News, Enrico Woolford, the board includes the Director of the Government Information, Beverley Alert; Newssource owner, journalist Gordon Moseley; veteran broadcaster, Margaret Lawrence, Michael Leonard, Kamal Persaud and Dane Gobin. The announcement was ...

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