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Cash-jet pilot proposes govt’s use of hangar; new application for injunction filed against CJIA

Even as a legal battle continues over the cash-jet pilot’s hangar at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Captain Khamraj Lall is proposing to make the facility available for use by the Guyana government to allow the company to recover its more than GYD$600 million investment, according to well-placed sources. In the latest High Court case to have been filed ...

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Romanex’s mining licence in Rupununi reactivated ; small miners to be allowed to operate

The mining licence of Romanex Guyana Exploration Ltd has been reactivated, paving the way for that company to undertake exploration and mining activities in the Marudi Mountain area of Mining District No. 6 Rupununi, with small miners being allowed to co-exist in the area. “The resumption of Romanex’s activities will be done according to an approved work plan, which will ...

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GNNL Board Chairman resigns

Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Guyana National Newspaper Limited (GNNL), Jean La Rose has resigned with effect from October 01, 2016- the third  board resignation from a state medium board since the new government took office. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that in a letter to subject Minister, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, dated September 23, 2016, ...

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Chief Elections Officer distances GECOM from procurement for 2015 polls

The Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield on Sunday said the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) had nothing to do with the actual procurement of radio communication sets and instead said that was the work of various governmental arms under the then People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration. Lowenfield explained that his spending ceiling as CEO is GYD$249,999 and any amount over ...

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Guyana wants Chinese telecoms giant to expand fibre-optic network; downplays concerns about espionage

Guyana has asked the Chinese telecommunications giant, Huawei, to assess the feasibility of expanding the coastal fibre-optic network to include other areas of the country, even as it downplayed concerns that that company might be engaged in espionage. Head of Guyana’s E-Government Unit, Floyd Levi said the assessment would determine the cost and types of technologies of expanding the US$32 ...

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Govt, NIS sign GYD$5 billion deal to defray losses in failed CLICO

The Guyana government and the National Insurance Scheme on Friday inked an agreement to re-capitalise the cash-strapped social security institution , the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), which had invested in the now failed Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO). The first payment of $317,359,002.94 will be made to NIS in January 2017. Finance Minister, Winston Jordan signed an Agreement with the ...

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Power generation set due in Bartica

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson has announced that a generator set from the Onverwagt power station in West Berbice was due to arrive in Bartica on Friday, to boost power generation in the Region Seven community. The Government Information Agency (GINA) said township is set to receive improved electricity distribution by Sunday, September 18. Recently the Bartica Township was plagued ...

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Ogle Airport to soon have a review panel

Ogle Airport Inc. on Thursday said that its lease agreement with the Guyana government only provides for a review panel, a mechanism that Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said a legal consultant has recommended. Asked how alleged anti-competitive behaviours by the Correias at the Eugene F. Correia “Ogle” Airport are being addressed, Patterson said a review of the lease agreement ...

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