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Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

City Hall prepares to appeal quashing of parking meter bylaws

Attorney-at-Law, Roger Yearwood has already drafted an appeal to the recent high court ruling by Justice Nareshwar Harnanan to scrap the parking meter by-laws. The appeal should be filed by Monday, Town Clerk Royston King said on Friday at City Hall. Councillor Akeem Peter, Chairman of the negotiating committee, told Demerara Waves Online News that he is in the process ...

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PNCR-aligned company, Sharma among several granted radio licences after decades

A company closely aligned to the governing coalition was among several granted radio licences on Friday, even as the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) signaled that operators might soon be asked to pay licence fees every three years. Hoyte-Blackman Television (HBTV),  was one of six entities that were licensed to operate FM stations in the primary zone which stretches from ...

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Neil Chan of Mashramani, SOLO and Xanadu fame dies

Guyanese cultural icon, Neil Chan, who is credited with organising large costume and float parade Mashramani bands in the 1970s and 1980s, died Friday morning. He passed away at the St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital at the age of 88. Chand is remembered for the SOLO Band and the night club– “Xanadu”- the Place Where Dreams Come True– located at Vlissengen ...

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Sixth major oil discovery offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced Thursday positive results from its Ranger-1 exploration well, marking ExxonMobil’s sixth oil discovery offshore Guyana since 2015. The Ranger-1 well discovery adds to previous world-class discoveries at Liza, Payara, Snoek, Liza Deep and Turbot, which are estimated to total more than 3.2 billion recoverable oil-equivalent barrels. ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. ...

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