Daily Archives: Thursday, 27 April 2017, 18:28

UG votes against rental of five-story building for downtown campus

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017, 22:13 by Denis Chabrol The University of Guyana’s Council– that tertiary institution’s highest decision-making body– on Thursday finally said ‘no’ against the rental of a building for US$28,000 monthly to house a proposed “downtown campus.” “It was not approved principally because it was not the best use of our resources,” a source told ...

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Regional Energy Consultant to verify ExxonMobil natural gas projections—Minister Harmon

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017, 17:27 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has approved a proposal presented by Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, to contract Energy Narrative for an eight week desk study on the options, costs, economic impact and key considerations of transporting and utilising natural gas from offshore Guyana for electricity generation. The company will ...

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GYD$60M contracts awarded for Mazaruni Prisons upgrade, expansion

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017, 17:18 by Denis Chabrol Government today (April 27, 2017) announced the award of two multi-million dollar contracts aimed at upgrading and expanding the facilities at the Mazaruni Prisons in Region Eight. The announcement was made by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, who was at the time providing a post Cabinet briefing following its ...

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Updated: Anil Nandlall charged indictably with stealing law reports; on self-bail

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017, 17:47 by Denis Chabrol Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall was Thursday indicted on a charge of alleged larceny by bailey.  He was granted self-bail by Magistrate Fabayo Azore and ordered to return to court on May 8, 2017. He was not required to plea the indictable charge. Prosecutor ...

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Guyana’s state radio, TV gets new board

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:48 by Denis Chabrol   Guyana’s state radio and television broadcaster, National Communications Network (NCN) gets a new board of directors. Under the chairmanship of veteran journalist and owner of Capitol News, Enrico Woolford, the board includes the Director of the Government Information, Beverley Alert; Newssource owner, journalist Gordon Moseley; veteran broadcaster, Margaret ...

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