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Guyana verifies oil exploration data, as experts stress need for robust system

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 June 2018, 6:18 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has been receiving seismic data and verifying the amount of oil being discovered and the wells that are not commercially viable, the Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commissioner, Newell Dennison said. “We are sufficiently competent to see if what they are saying in terms of what ...

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Finance Minister wary of losing revenue if gasoline price is lowered

Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2018, 23:11 by Denis Chabrol Finance Minister, Winston Jordan says he is wary of losing revenue, including much needed foreign exchange, if government gives into calls for fuel prices to lowered. Government’s Department of Public Information (DPI) quoted Jordan as saying that government is considering “creative solutions” to avoid adverse impacts on Guyana’s balance ...

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Prime suspects arrested for missing Corentyne businessman, charred remains found

Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2018, 20:32 by Denis Chabrol Berbice police have unearth what they believe are the burnt remains of a Corentyne businessman who went missing two months ago and two suspects remained in custody on Saturday, Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner, Lyndon Alves said. “We have what are the charred remains,” he told Demerara Waves Online News. ...

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Former policeman, accomplice jailed for armed robbery

Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2018, 18:06 by Denis Chabrol A former policeman and his accomplice have been jailed for a gunpoint robbery committed on a gold miner at the Mackenzie Market last year December. The former policeman, 38-year old Timothy Waldron, was Thursday found guilty of the offence, jailed for five years and fined GY$100,000. His sentencing came ...

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Finance Minister sues PPP’s Juan Edghill for “malicious prosecution”

Last Updated on Friday, 22 June 2018, 17:50 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan has sued opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill for malicious prosecution and is claiming GY$200 million in damages. The Finance Minister said Edghill’s private criminal charge of misconduct in public office on April 23, 2018 was done maliciously and resulted in harm ...

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Next Tuesday is CCJ ruling on presidential term limit

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 June 2018, 12:12 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will next week Tuesday decide whether Guyana’s presidential term limit is unconstitutional. The regional court announced that at 2PM on June 26, 2018 the judgment will be delivered in The Attorney General of Guyana v Cedric Richardson. “The CCJ will also give its decision ...

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