Daily Archives: Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 21:33

President instructs GDF to brief parliamentary committee on security situation near Venezuela border

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 21:35 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Tuesday said he has instructed the Guyana Defence Force to brief the bipartisan parliamentary committee on security about steps being taken to secure communities located along the 800 kilometre border with Venezuela as a result of the unstable situation in that country, as well as ...

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ExxonMobil makes 7th oil discovery offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 19:11 by Denis Chabrol United States (US) oil giant, ExxonMobil, has found even more oil offshore Guyana but a company spokesman would not be drawn into comment about the amount found. Spokeswoman, Kimberley Brasington confirmed an announcement earlier Tuesday by Minister of Natural Resources that there has been another major oil find. She ...

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Trotman handing over oil responsibility to Granger’s ministry

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 21:48 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman is preparing to hand over responsibility for the oil and gas sector to the Ministry of the Presidency, government announced Tuesday. “The government will, in the coming months, establish the Department of Energy which will be housed in the Ministry of the Presidency,” ...

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AFC-sponsored no-confidence motion against Town Clerk unlikely to get APNU support

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 16:45 by Denis Chabrol An Alliance For Change (AFC)-sponsored no-confidence motion against Town Clerk Royston King is likely to be defeated because A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) councillors were not properly consulted, a senior politician and councillor said Tuesday. Oscar Clarke of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated APNU said he was ...

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Policewoman denies cavity search of teenage passenger

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:58 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese anti-narcotics policewoman has so far denied that she placed her finger in the vagina of a 17-year old girl in search of narcotics, the force said. “A statement has been obtained from the female rank who denied to have conducted a cavity search of the victim who ...

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Govt delivers aid to Plaisance fire victims

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 9:35 by Denis Chabrol An estimated 40 persons, who were affected by a fire that ravaged an apartment complex and two houses in Plaisance on Mashramani Day, received support in the form of cash and other items today, from Ministry of Social Protection, Amna Ally. Minister Ally handed over beds and mattresses, stoves, ...

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