Daily Archives: Thursday, 21 June 2018, 17:54

Solar power, small hydroelectricity stations useless for industrialisation; Amaila; other mega hydro-power plants needed to push traditional sectors instead of rely on oil

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 17:54 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Thursday said it was engaging government on its Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), but at the same time poured cold water on government preference for solar energy and small hydro stations because they would be unable to  supply cheap energy for manufacturing. The ...

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Civil Defence Commission to visit flood-affected areas in South Rupununi

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 13:39 by Denis Chabrol The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), which is responsible for natural disasters, will be visiting and assessing flood-affected areas in South Rupununi, government said Thursday Director of the CDC, Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig said the commission and the Region’s Democratic Council of Region Nine are monitoring the Takatu and Ireng ...

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ECO (Atlantic) processing data on Orinduik Block located nearby Exxon’s Longtail well

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:32 by Denis Chabrol Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited (LON:ECO, TSX-V:EOG) has noted Exxon Mobil Corp’s (NYSE:XOM) eighth discovery offshore Guyana as it provided an update on its own operations in the region. The AIM-listed oil and gas producer said Exxon’s Longtail-1 well, located at the Stabroek Block which is adjacent to Eco’s own ...

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PAHO experts inspecting GGMC for mercury

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 14:29 by Denis Chabrol Experts from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) have begun inspecting the headquarters of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission and Guyana Gold Board for traces of mercury that have sickened several employees in recent months. GGMC Commissioner, Newell Dennisson confirmed that the inspectors began work on Wednesday and ...

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Police called in over US$18 million signing bonus

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 11:31 by Denis Chabrol Well-known political activist and commentator, Ramon Gaskin has called in the Guyana Police Force to probe the whereabouts of the interest earned on the US$18 million ExxonMobil signing bonus. Gaskin said he wrote Police Commissioner David Ramnarine on June 11, 2018 requesting a probe because he calculated that Guyana ...

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Corentyne farmer stabs woman to death

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:42 by Denis Chabrol A woman, who lived at Limlair Village, Corentyne, was late Wednesday night stabbed to death and her assailant has attempted to commit suicide. The Guyana Police Force said he has since been admitted to the Port Mourant Hospital under guard. The woman has been identified as 28-year old Tovanie ...

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