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Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

Guyanese domestic airlines to help evacuate Guyanese from several hurricane-hit Caribbean islands

At least 80 Guyanese from several hurricane-battered Caribbean islands will this weekend begin returning home on several airlines including planes owned by domestic carriers, government announced on Thursday. “All of them, who we know operate aircraft on a commercial basis have come forward today to give assistance to make flights available to some Caribbean destinations to bring back an estimate ...

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Opposition to complain to IDB about public procurement

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday announced that he would be complaining to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) about opaque procurement processes, a day after that hemispheric bank said it would be assisting Guyana to set up a special mechanism to fast-track projects. “The IDB needs to know that the lack of delivery on the contracts is not because they ...

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Granger probably “not fit and proper” to select GECOM Chairman by applying High Court ruling- Jagdeo

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday questioned the reason why President David Granger wants to meet with him again next week to discuss the appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, and said that it is time the Guyanese leader abides by a recent High Court ruling on the matter. “If our president cannot find from 18 persons ...

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Policewoman’s killer commits suicide

The man, who hacked to death a policewoman Thursday morning, hours later committed suicide, Berbice Division Deputy Commander Senior Superintendent,  Edmond Cooper said. He said the body of Clayton “Woody” Anthony was found hanging from a tree at the “waterside” of Number 30 Village, West Coast Berbice. He appeared to have premeditated his action as he fled from neighbours with ...

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Policewoman chopped to death; cutlass found

A Guyana Police Force Woman Sergeant, Keneisha Sheriff was killed Thursday morning at her home at Number 30 Village, West Coast Berbice. Police said her throat was slashed by a man during an altercation. They occupied the same building, but it was not immediately clear whether the two were connected in any way. Sheriff was the Officer-in-Charge of the Registry ...

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ExxonMobil finds more oil in new well offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Thursday announced it made a fifth new oil discovery after drilling the Turbot-1 well offshore Guyana. Turbot is ExxonMobil’s latest discovery to date in the country, adding to previous discoveries at Liza, Payara, Snoek and Liza Deep. Following completion of the Turbot-1 well, the Stena Carron drillship will move to the Ranger prospect. An ...

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