Daily Archives: Thursday, 26 November 2015, 22:42

London- bound St. Lucian man with cocaine in stomach fined, jailed

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015, 22:42 by GxMedia A St. Lucian sales representative Thursday admitted that he was attempting to smuggle almost half a kilogramme of cocaine in his stomach to  the United Kingdom, and he was fined and jailed. Twenty-six year old Kendol Joseph was jailed for three years and fined GYD$1.2 million by City Magistrate, Fabayo ...

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Pizza Hut is back under new franchise holder; regular international inspections planned

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015, 22:10 by GxMedia The American restaurant chain, Pizza Hut, is back in Guyana under a new franchise holder with special emphasis being placed on hygiene and high quality and standards, representatives said Thursday. Director of Marketing for Pizza Hut Guyana, Navin Singh said safety and supply audits have been passed  to ensure that ...

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Transparency of Specialty Hospital deal with Fedders Lloyd questioned ; Ramjattan fires back

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015, 20:57 by GxMedia The decision by the Guyana government not to go back to public tender before awarding a contract to build a multi-million dollar Specialty Hospital has come in for sharp criticism, but Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan has rejected suggestions of corruption. One day after the Ministry ...

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Guyana wants Exxon-Mobil to front-load some oil profits for major projects

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015, 16:09 by GxMedia Guyana plans to ask American oil-giant, Exxon-Mobil, for a huge chunk of profits ahead of commercial production to fund several major projects including a road to Brazil, says Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman. “Government wants to open up Guyana so we are looking at things like the road to Brazil, ...

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