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“No, Trinidadian companies are not coming to take over”; Guyana can learn global oil industry standards from TT– Energy Chamber of Trinidad Tobago assures

The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago (ECTT) on Wednesday sought to dispel concerns that businesses from that twin-island Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state are coming to Guyana to dominate the oil sector, instead saying that they are grasping business opportunities hinged on 100 years of experience and international safety standards. ECTT Chief Executive Officer, Dr Thackwray Driver rubbished claims ...

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France-headquartered company wins multimillion dollar seawater treatment contract in Guyana

Veolia Water Technologies, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth Ltd, says it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by SBM Offshore for the supply of a seawater treatment package for the Liza Unity FPSO, located in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. The award is for the design and procurement of equipment with construction technical assistance for a seawater treatment plant ...

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ICE says New York defied deportation request to release Guyanese child abuser

Reproduced from The Washington Times New York authorities released a convicted child abuser into the community, defying an ICE request that he be held for deportation, and he went on to be arrested for yet another case of abuse, federal officials said Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers tracked Grachowe Harrichand down last week and plan to deport him ...

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2 arrested for 42 kilo marijuana bust at Parika

Two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo, were arrested by Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit agents  after they were allegedly found with 42 kilogrammes of marijuana. The anti-drug agency said 39-year old Shafeek Latif and 35-year old Naresh Totaram were arrested at Parika Public Road East Bank Essequibo on October 15 during an early morning search. CANU said both ...

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Rosignol chicken outlet robbed

Two masked knife-wielding men robbed a chicken outlet at Rosignol, West Bank Berbice on Tuesday. News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News was told that 40-year-old Barbara Samuels was robbed of GYD$120,000, and a cellular phone valued more than GYD$30,000. The men invaded the premises shortly before midday when Samuels was inside the chicken outlet cleaning meat. Sources said ...

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GECOM discusses removing 20,000 names from national register; ticking off names of previously registered persons

The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is discussing the possibility of removing the names of at least 20,000 persons from the National Register of Registrants (NRR) because they have not uplifted their national identification (ID) cards over the years, and also ticking off the names of thousands of others who were previously registered as part of a heightened vigilance. However, ...

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GDF soldier not gold dealership attacker

A man who was shot during an attempted robbery outside the raw gold dealership, El Dorado Trading, is not a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldier whose body was found hours later on the same day. Crime Chief, Michael Kingston says the man, whose body was found at Tucville, was involved in a dispute over the purchase of a motorcycle. Dead ...

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5 dead in East Bank Demerara collision involving presidential escort vehicle

Five persons are killed on Tuesday morning when a Guyana Police Force presidential escort car and a civilian vehicle collided at Friendship, East Bank Demerara, police confirmed. Police Traffic Chief, Linden Isles told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News that a member of the Guyana Police Force is among the fatalities. Another police force member was injured. Police ...

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One dead, another injured during robbery at raw gold dealership

One of two persons shot on Monday morning at a gold dealership in Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown, has succumbed to his injuries, hospital sources confirmed. Dead is 44-year old Deon Stoll of Barima Avenue, Bel Air Park. Injured is Clayton Powley, 45, of 326 Section ‘C’ Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown. Residents in the area say the incident occurred shortly after 10 am ...

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