Daily Archives: Sunday, 28 January 2018, 23:05

City Mayor accuses Local Govt Minister of interfering in Council’s work

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 January 2018, 23:16 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown Mayor, Patricia Chase-Green on Sunday lashed out at Local Government Minister, Ronald Bulkan, accusing him of interfering in the Council’s work without understanding the law. “The Minister cannot sit in Kingston and direct what happens. He is taking over where the old administration left off,” she told reporters ...

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Commission of Inquiry into 1,000-odd extra-judicial killings to be named this week

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 September 2019, 9:28 by Writer A Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the extra-judicial killing of more than 1,000 persons during a six-year period will be named this week, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said just days after top opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) officials said they were ready for the wide-ranging probe. Harmon told Demerara ...

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Guyana got “low” royalty, signing bonus from ExxonMobil – US energy analyst. Trotman: “best arrangement” in the circumstances

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 January 2018, 15:23 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has been short-changed in the amount of the important royalty on oil sales and the controversial US$18 million signing bonus from ExxonMobil but overall the 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) is quite a routine deal taking into consideration the risk factors, says a United States (US) energy industry ...

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Virtually naked, mutilated body found on East Coast Demerara road

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 January 2018, 9:13 by Denis Chabrol Hours after a man left his home in the company of several female friends, his wounded and virtually naked body was found in a pool of blood, the Guyana Police Force said. He has been identified as Hemchand “Rakesh” Dalchand. Police sources said detectives suspect foul play. Relatives told ...

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Two shot at Mahaica; shooter on the run

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 January 2018, 10:56 by Denis Chabrol Two East Coast Demerara residents are currently hospitalized at the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital in stable condition nursing several gunshots wounds while investigators are making stringent efforts to apprehend the alleged shooter who is known by the victims, the Guyana Police Force said. Investigators said that about 9:40 Saturday night ...

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Major food, beverage companies wary of diabetes-linked “sugar tax”- Banks DIH Chairman

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 January 2018, 7:24 by Denis Chabrol Banks DIH Saturday night said it was among major food and beverage companies taking steps to reduce the risks its products might pose to diabetes or risk facing a “sugar tax”, according to Chairman of the company, Clifford Reis. He told shareholders at Thirst Park that Banks DIH would ...

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