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PPP asks Guyana Court of Appeal to hear 2015 elections petition, cites Barbados case at CCJ- Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 0:01 by Denis Chabrol General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday night announced that his party has asked the Guyana Court of Appeal to hear an election petition that has been “languishing” in the High Court since 2015. Addressing about 400 persons at a PPP-organised meeting in honour of ...

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GWI’s rate increase to aid in upgrade of infrastructure, services- Managing Director

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 22:09 by Denis Chabrol Managing Director of Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Dr. Richard Van West-Charles says the  new fixed charge that consumers will have to pay will be spent improving the company’s aged distribution network system. This follows an announcement by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) that it has approved increases in rates ...

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Marijuana plant found at Lusignan Prison

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 14:55 by Denis Chabrol A three-hour search of the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara has uncovered, among other items, a marijuana plant. “One small cannabis plant and a quantity of ziplock bags,” were among the listed prohibited items found at the jail. This suggests that marijuana is being grown at that penitentiary. Prior ...

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GEA inspector dead, colleague injured

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 14:40 by Denis Chabrol A Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) Inspector is dead and his colleague injured in a vehicular accident on the Essequibo Coast. Dead is Shankar Ram, 23, a Guyana Energy Agency Inspector of lot 14 Mon Repos Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara. The female has been identified as 23-year-old Donitta Ramlackhan ...

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CCJ orders prescriptive rights in Guyana land dispute

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:03 by Denis Chabrol Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ordered that the appellant, Ms.  Rajpattie Thakur in her capacity as the executrix of the will of her mother, Mrs. Dolarie Thakur, be declared the rightful owner of land at Plantation Mon Desir, Canal No. 2 West Bank Demerara ...

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8th oil discovery offshore Guyana…Longtail is it!!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 15:59 by Writer Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) today announced an eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Longtail-1 exploration well, creating the potential for additional resource development in the southeast area of the Stabroek Block. The well encountered approximately 256 feet (78 meters) of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoir. The well was safely drilled ...

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Ex GDF officer Oliver Hinckson dies

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 9:34 by Denis Chabrol Former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) officer, Oliver Hinckson died Wednesday morning after a prolonged illness, close relatives and friends He was 74 years old. Due to illness, he abandoned reading for a Doctorate at the University of the West Indies. Hinckson, a British-trained soldier, was feared by the People’s ...

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