Daily Archives: Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 21:33

Kitty fire leaves 22 homeless; aid-rush begins

Last Updated on Thursday, 8 March 2018, 13:21 by Denis Chabrol An early Wednesday morning fire at Kitty, Georgetown destroyed three houses and left at least 22 persons homeless, and causing government to rush assistance to the victims. In the second major fire in less than two weeks,  three houses at Lots 185 and 191 were destroyed and another at ...

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ExxonMobil plans 20 projects offshore Guyana; calculations pegged at US$40 per barrel

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 22:37 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil plans 20 oil exploration projects offshore Guyana, using a projected cost of US$40 per barrel, company officials said Wednesday. The corporation’s Vice President Neil Chapman said  his company has found 3.2 barrels of oil equivalents and is gearing up to drill 20 more wells in the Stabroek Block. ...

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Former Bishops High School teacher to be charged with sexual offence

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 21:38 by Denis Chabrol Former Bishop’s High School teacher, Coen Jackson is to be charged with a sexual offence allegedly committed on a child, the Director of Public Prosecutions Chambers has recommended. After months of back-and-forth between the DPP’s Chambers and police, a recommendation was dispatched to police earlier Wednesday for Jackson to ...

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