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Suspect arrested for gunning down of French Guiana-based Guyanese

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 17:27 by Denis Chabrol Hours after a French Guiana-based Guyanese man was gunned down at Craig, East Bank Demerara, one of several suspects was arrested, the Guyana Police Force said. Lawmen nabbed he 21-year old man of 14th Avenue, Diamond, East Bank Demerara at about 2 PM. He is being questioned in connection ...

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Prisoner, who allegedly threatened to kill Pres. Granger, on terror charge

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 22:15 by Denis Chabrol A prisoner, who allegedly called 911 and threatened to kill President David Granger when he is released, was Wednesday arraigned on a terror charge. Aleem Ally, 22, was charged with one count of causing publc terror and three counts of making use of threatening language. He pleaded not guilty ...

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Company secures almost US$1 billion financing for oil production ship offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 11:37 by Denis Chabrol SBM Offshore on Wednesday confirmed the successful financing of its Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading FPSO Liza, totaling US$720million. The ship will be stationed offshore Guyana to produce, collect, store and offload crude oil from ExxonMobil’s fields to tankers that will take it to refineries. The company said the ...

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ILO launches Skills for Green Jobs Study- Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 9:39 by Denis Chabrol The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection of Guyana, launched a comprehensive study report  titled “Skills for Green Jobs Study- Guyana”. The‘Skills for Green Jobs Study-Guyana’ highlights policies, programmes and emerging opportunities  in the green economy as Guyana sets it eyes on transitioning ...

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Fewer soft loans for oil-producing Guyana; growth rate may jump to 38.5 percent- IDB, IMF

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 9:33 by Denis Chabrol The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in announcing its approval of Guyana’s four-year country strategy, has cautioned that the country would eventually not be eligible for a lot of international concessional financing when it becomes an oil-producer. “As Guyana transitions to oil and gas production by mid-2020, it is expected ...

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