Daily Archives: Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 17:54

“Best lawyers,” needed to renegotiate agreement with ExxonMobil – Jagdeo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 15:50 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday urged the Guyana government to hire the best legal brains to renegotiate the profit sharing agreement with ExxonMobil. “The government should hire the best lawyers in the world to make sure we engage. Get some advisers who can help with this sector,” he ...

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Man demands money from bank in ISIS’ name; threatens to explode bomb

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 17:54 by Denis Chabrol A man has been arrested and is undergoing psychiatric evaluation after he entered a city commercial bank and demanded Gyd $10 million  in the name of the Islamic State (ISIS) or he would detonate a bomb he claimed he was carrying, police said. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, ...

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More than G$14.5m raised during Education Resource Ambassadors Conference; academics call for govt to provide emergency funding

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 14:55 by Denis Chabrol Contributions of cash, scholarships and pledges totaling over US$70,000 dollars or 14.5 million Guyana dollars were among the major outcomes of the first University of Guyana (UG) Education Resource Ambassadors Conference, and participants say it is now time for government to provide emergency funding. “Be it resolved that the University ...

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Guyana Lands and Surveys to partner with FAO to implement Sustainable Land Development project

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 14:31 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) will be partnering with the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) to implement a Sustainable Land Development and Management Project, the Ministry of the Presidency said in a statement on Tuesday. The proposed project is expected to take effect in January ...

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Guyana’s govt, opposition united in call for dialogue on Venezuela’s crisis

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 14:19 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government and the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) appear to be at one on the future of Venezuela in the Organisation of American States (OAS). PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge agree that the status of Venezuela should be the ...

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