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Daily Archives: Friday, 5 January 2018, 19:30

Local Govt Commission to probe City policeman’s alleged sexual assault of a minor

Last Updated on Friday, 5 January 2018, 19:30 by Denis Chabrol THE Local Government Commission (LGC) will now be investigating the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile by a City Constabulary officer while in detention at the Town Constabulary’s lockups. Town Clerk Royston King said the decision was taken to forward the matter to the LGC after the city council ...

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City Hall prepares to appeal quashing of parking meter bylaws

Last Updated on Friday, 5 January 2018, 19:20 by Denis Chabrol Attorney-at-Law, Roger Yearwood has already drafted an appeal to the recent high court ruling by Justice Nareshwar Harnanan to scrap the parking meter by-laws. The appeal should be filed by Monday, Town Clerk Royston King said on Friday at City Hall. Councillor Akeem Peter, Chairman of the negotiating committee, ...

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PNCR-aligned company, Sharma among several granted radio licences after decades

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 January 2018, 10:46 by Denis Chabrol A company closely aligned to the governing coalition was among several granted radio licences on Friday, even as the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) signaled that operators might soon be asked to pay licence fees every three years. Hoyte-Blackman Television (HBTV),  was one of six entities that were licensed ...

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Neil Chan of Mashramani, SOLO and Xanadu fame dies

Last Updated on Friday, 5 January 2018, 10:23 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese cultural icon, Neil Chan, who is credited with organising large costume and float parade Mashramani bands in the 1970s and 1980s, died Friday morning. He passed away at the St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital at the age of 88. Chand is remembered for the SOLO Band and the night ...

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6th major oil discovery offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 16:43 by Writer IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced Thursday positive results from its Ranger-1 exploration well, marking ExxonMobil’s sixth oil discovery offshore Guyana since 2015. The Ranger-1 well discovery adds to previous world-class discoveries at Liza, Payara, Snoek, Liza Deep and Turbot, which are estimated to total more than 3.2 billion recoverable ...

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