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Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

Female pensioner knifes GPL disconnection crew member, policewoman

  A 64 year-old pensioner yesterday violently attacked and wounded an employee of the Guyana Power & Light Inc. who was a member of a disconnection crew that went to the Lot 128 Sophia resident’s home to disconnect her electricity, police said, “Minutes later, a police patrol responded and during the process of arresting the female suspect, who was still ...

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Guyana, Brazil to review 2012 joint communiqué to intensify defence cooperation

Guyana and Brazil on Friday agreed to review a 2012 joint communiqué to intensify defence cooperation between the two South American nations. The Ministry of the Presidency said the decision was taken when President David Granger, joined by some ministers of Government and members of the Defence Board on Friday, hosted Brazil’s Minister of Defence, Mr. Raul Jungmann Pinto, along ...

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GIPEX 2018 costs US$500,000 minimum to host; tourism and hospitality big winners

Hosting of the inaugural Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit and Exhibition (GIPEX 2018), which ended Friday, cost a minimum US$500,000 to host but officials hailed the three-day event as a wider success for the tourism and hospitality industry. “The one that has been mentioned the least is what this event has done for the tourism industry and the services sector in Guyana,” Chief Executive ...

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Guyanese businesses need new ‘culture’ to grasp oil and gas opportunities- Canadian envoy, Go-Invest CEO

Locally-owned and controlled businesses need to find new ways of operating in order to be prepared to grasp opportunities in the burgeoning oil sector, top officials of Canada and Guyana said as the inaugural Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit & Exhibition (GIPEX 2018) came to a close. Canada’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chaterjee and the Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana ...

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