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Daily Archives: June 15, 2018

Re-migrants from Venezuela claiming mineral-rich land must prove citizenship – Foreign Minister

Re-migrant Guyanese from Venezuela claiming land in Ekereku, Region Seven must be able to prove their citizenship to the satisfaction of immigration authorities a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The ministry issued a statement on  Friday noting the claims to the mineral-rich land is not a straightforward case. The statement came following a report in sections of ...

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First Bauxite gets US$10 million loan to develop Bonasika project

NEW ORLEANS, June 15, 2018 — First Bauxite Corporation on Friday announced that it has received a second bridge loan to the amount of US$10 million  to be used for the Bonasika Bauxite project located in Guyana. The loan, which was provided by with Resource Capital Fund VI L.P, would be used for the construction, mining and processing facilities at ...

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Jamaica’s High Court compels SportsMax parent to provide E-Networks with FIFA World Cup games

Jamaica’s Chief Justice, Justice B. Sykes has issued an injunction against the St. Lucia- based owners of regional sports broadcasting network SportsMax, International Media Content Ltd (IMC), preventing them from disconnecting a feed of FIFA World Cup to E-Networks. IMC had issued a cease and desist letter to E-Networks to prevent that entity from broadcasting the World Cup football matches ...

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Policeman charged with assaulting girlfriend, her sister

A Guyana Police Force Corporal was Friday arraigned on several charges, including wounding, in connection with an altercation he had with his girlfriend and her sister earlier this month. Corporal Rondell Gouveia was granted GY$140,000 bail and ordered to return to court on July 9 for the commencement of the trial. Appearing before Sparendaam Magistrate, Zamilla Ally-Seepaul, he pleaded not guilty ...

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Extremely low natural gas level detected at East Bank Demerara eruption

Preliminary tests conducted Friday morning at a muddy eruption at Diamond, East Bank Demerara have shown very low levels of natural gas. Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Kemraj Parsram told reporters the results he moments before received from experts at Massy Gas Products. “From this initial assessment, there is o indication of high concentration of natural gas; small ...

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Guyanese elected to UN Human Rights Committee for first time

Guyanese Dr. Christopher Arif Bulkan was Thursday elected to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Committee for a term of four years from 2019 – 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. Dr. Bulkan, nominated by the Government of Guyana, was elected along with the candidates of Tunisia, France, Slovenia, Greece, Japan, Uganda, Albania and Chile in the elections ...

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