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Daily Archives: July 23, 2018

Georgetown Hospital probes stillbirth after woman’s scathing complaint

The state-owned Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Monday decided to launch an investigation after a 35-year old woman alleged that medical personnel at that institution were negligent, resulting in the loss of her unborn child. Chief Executive Officer of the GPHC, Retired Brigadier George Lewis told Demerara Waves Online News that the board, management and staff of the hospital ...

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ICJ decision on Venezuela border controversy key to Guyana, Trinidad, Barbados discussing overlapping maritime boundaries

Barbados’ newly-elected Prime Minister, Mia Mottley has signaled her government’s willingness to reopen maritime boundary talks with Guyana, Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge said Monday. “There have been no technical or political discussions between Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago or Guyana and Barbados on the maritime boundaries in the longest while. The Prime Minister of Barbados did say to us ...

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DEA helping Guyana intercept illegal aircraft

The United States’ Drug Enforcement Administration is assisting Guyana in intercepting illegal aircraft, Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan has told the the National Assembly. Responding to questions by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), he said three illegal planes that landed in Guyana near the border with Brazil based on information provided by the DEA. “We also have sought ...

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Guyana’s proven oil-equivalent reserves now 4 billion barrels; revised production target now 750,000 barrels daily

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil said Monday it has increased its estimate of the discovered recoverable resources for the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana to more than 4 billion oil-equivalent barrels and has advanced its evaluation to support a third phase of development and consideration of two additional phases. The increase follows completion of testing at the Liza-5 appraisal well, a discovery at Ranger, ...

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