Daily Archives: Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 20:10

US oil company ignores Venezuela warning not to search for oil offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 20:10 by GxMedia Despite a warning by Venezuela not to search for oil in a maritime area she claims as hers, United States oil giant, Exxon Mobil, will Thursday begin drilling an exploratory well in an offshore concession granted by Guyana. Natural Resources Minister, Robert Persaud told Demerara Waves Online News that the ...

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Opposition coalition plans to end racially divisive politics, improve living standards

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:18 by GxMedia The opposition coalition on Wednesday officially launched its campaign for the May 11, 2015 general elections, pledging to end racially divisive politics for the first time since the 1950s and root out corruption, crime and bad governance. Addressing a packed audience at the Pegasus Hotel, Prime Ministerial candidate Moses Nagamootoo ...

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Blue CAPS appoints new Chair, Deputy Chair; Urling remains ordinary member

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:47 by GxMedia The non-governmental pressure organisation- Blue C.A.P.S.-Wednesday morning announced the appointment Michael Leonard as its new Chairman, following the resignation of its Founding Chairman, Clinton Urling. Leonard was previously Vice Chairman. Urling, who resigned on March 2, told Demerara Waves Online News Wednesday morning that he was was now a regular ...

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Number of ministers will be reduced; Vice Presidents won’t drain treasury- Opposition coalition

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:50 by GxMedia Guyana’s opposition coalition wants to cut the number of ministers to 16 or 18 and appoint three Vice Presidents that they say will not be a drain on the national treasury. Reacting to claims by the incumbent People’s Progressive Party (PPP) that the coalition’s plan to appoint three Vice Presidents ...

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