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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Technology transfer key for Guyana’s oil sector- Trinidad engineer

A Trinidadian Electronics Engineer on  Tuesday said sufficient opportunities should be made available for the transfer of technology and expertise to Guyana. He noted that companies in his country pay as much as US$2,500 per day to hire technology”so-called” professionals to deliver services, and in theory Guyanese at the same level could not do the same thing. He issued a ...

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WPA sidelined from shaping govt policies- David Hinds

Working People’s Alliance (WPA) executive member, David Hinds says his party is better inside the governing coalition, but at the same time should consider leaving because it is not having a say in shaping government policies. “This is not just a WPA matter, but a national one. My personal view is that if our exclusion from influencing and framing government ...

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Trio in Corentyne armed robbery surrenders

Three suspects in an armed robbery and shooting on Monday surrendered to police in the company of their lawyer, police said. They are Mathew Ganga “Abel” Prasad, a painter of Lot 95 No.77 Housing Scheme, Corriverton; 21-year old Suraj “Ravi” Kowlessar of Ankerville, Port Mourant and 20-year old Vishal “Michael” Ramdass, a labourer of Lot 157 Ankerville, Port Mourant. Police ...

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Nigel Hughes not surprised at government’s silence on police killing of three suspected bandits

Prominent Attorney-at-Law, Nigel Hughes, who campaigned for the APNU+AFC coalition to come to power, indicated that he was not surprised that government was silent about the police gunning down of three suspected bank-related robbers. “At the end of the day, governments  tend to want to protect their State agents so whenever they get into office, despite whatever protestations are before ...

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Man remanded for allegedly incurring debt to Palm Court and female taxi driver.

Thirty-two year old Oswin Randy Archer made appearance before Principal Magistrates Judy Latchman in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. Archer wascharged with obtaining credit by fraud. Particulars of the charge are that he incurred a debt of GY$21,000 by obtaining 8 Guiness, three Henessy shots, four maltas, one serving of chicken and chips, one serving of chicken nuggets and one chicken fried ...

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Guyana’s forests will be more important as oil production soars carbon emissions

Guyana’s forests will become increasingly important in absorbing greenhouse gases more of which will be spewed into the atmosphere when oil production begins in another two years, the United Nations Resident Coordinator here, Mikiko Tanaka said. “With the production of oil and gas in the near future, Guyana’s contribution to overall emissions may increase. Urbanisation will probably accelerate in line with global ...

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Aurora Gold Mines workers’ committee working well, but trade unions are welcome- company official

Aurora Gold Mines on Sunday  said it was open to having its more than 600 workers unionised, but at the same time Administration Manager, Peter Benny believed that the committee system was working well. “Currently, there is no union and the workers have their own committee that deals with grievances that meet as often as possible, once a month, to ...

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“We will assure that our people can work safely underground”- Aurora Gold Mines official

Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) on Sunday assured that its planned underground mining would include safeguards against a collapse of the tunnel  leading to the gold deposit of more than two million ounces. “That begins with geotechnical engineers determining how wide we can mine without a collapse so we engineer the solution and we also put roof bolts into the top ...

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Aurora Goldmines says all its gold is declared

Aurora Gold Mines/ Guyana Goldfields on Sunday rejected suggestions that all of the gold produced is not declared. Officials said the vault in the refinery is under tight video surveillance and those who have access to the combination lock codes for the vault are 90 percent Guyanese. Administration Manager, Peter Benny said representatives of the Guyana Gold Board, Guyana Geology ...

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Update: Suspected bandit admits to other robberies, hands over weapons; accomplices on the run

A labourer was Saturday night shot and robbed of three cellular phone and other articles while he was at his home at High Reef, Albion, Corentyne, police said. One of the suspects was arrested shortly afterwards, and the Guyana Police Force said the man has admitted to committing other robberies. “The arrested suspect has also admitted to have committed two ...

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