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GECOM approves local govt constituency boundaries; opposition commissioners object

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 23:18 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Tuesday, by a majority vote, approved the constituency boundaries for Local Government Elections that are slated for this year, but opposition election commissioners claimed that the demarcations amount to those that had been announced by Local Government Minister Nigel Dharamlall. “The report represents ...

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GY$43.3 billion allocated for natural gas power plant, natural gas liquids plant, transmission lines

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 18:45 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government intends to spend GY$43.3 billion on the construction of the gas to energy power plant, natural gas liquids plant and the transmission lines, Prime Minister Mark Phillips said Monday. During consideration of the estimates of the 2023 National Budget, Mr Phillips, in response to APNU+AFC parliamentarian ...

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Funds pumped into Audit Office for oil and gas

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 16:28 by Denis Chabrol The Audit Office of Guyana is employing eight persons to strengthen its capacity to audit Guyana’s oil a d gas sector, Minister of Governance and Parliamentary Affairs Gail Teixeira said Monday. She was advised of that plan by Auditor General Dr Deodat Sharma during consideration of estimates of expenditure ...

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Guyana-born British actress Letitia Wright urges parliamentarians to work in “peace” and “love”

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 14:40 by Denis Chabrol Guyana-born British actress Letitia Wright, on Monday urged  Guyana’s opposition and government to work towards “peace” and “love”, in brief impromptu remarks to the National Assembly. “As you all come together to make decisions for the country, I encourage you both-both sides, both parties- I encourage peace, I encourage ...

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14 parliamentarians fall sick

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 8:51 by Denis Chabrol At least 14 parliamentarians have been sickened, possibly by a virus, prompting a massive clean-up operation at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre early Monday morning, a senior official said. Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs said even if the government parliamentarians do not attend Monday’s sitting, there would ...

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Eight-year old dies from burns in house fire

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 0:13 by Denis Chabrol An eight-year old boy died on Sunday from severe burns that he sustained in a fire that destroyed a house on Friday last at Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown, the Guyana Fire and Rescue Service said. He was identified as Jermaine Jackson. Still listed in a critical condition is 75-year ...

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New oil production sharing agreement must allow govt to ask for renegotiation-lawyers

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2023, 22:46 by Denis Chabrol The 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between the Guyana government and the ExxonMobil subsidiary, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL),  prevents government from asking for renegotiation of that accord without the company’s agreement, and although the company has the right to request renegotiation, it does not specify what ...

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Guyanese academic Gordon Rohlehr dies

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2023, 11:03 by Writer Emeritus Professor at Trinidad’s St Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Guyana-born Gordon Rohlehr has died, plunging the academic and arts community into mourning. He was 80 years old. Former UWI International Relations Professor, Mark Kirton reflected on the life of Dr Rohlehr. “I knew of ...

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Prayers ease ‘spiritual’ attacks at St Ignatius Secondary School, Rupununi

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2023, 20:57 by Denis Chabrol Authorities in the Rupununi say that prayers by religious leaders appeared to have reduce the number of ‘spiritual’ attacks on students of St Ignatius Secondary School, and those who have been missing face-to-face classes are being assisted. A number of students have been affected the strange occurrence during the ...

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India-made aircraft for GDF can be certified without affecting Guyana’s global safety rating

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2023, 9:06 by Denis Chabrol Guyana could acquire and certify two India-made planes for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) without jeopardising this country’s safety rating by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), according to the Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Retired Colonel Egbert Field. “Rating would not be affected,” he said. ...

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