Daily Archives: Monday, 13 August 2018, 23:19

US Ambassador lukewarm about direct cash transfers from oil revenues

Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2018, 23:19 by Denis Chabrol United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway prefers Guyanese to talk more about improving social services and security instead of directly transferring oil cash to the poor. “I think the more important conversation should be about not giving every citizen a cheque but giving every citizen a quality ...

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Long dry weather begins; farmers urged to conserve water

Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2018, 17:53 by Denis Chabrol Farmers were Monday warned of impending dry spells and to conserve water ahead of the weak to moderate El Niño conditions during the next several months. Chief Hydrometeorological Officer  Dr. Garvin Cummings said the dry spells do not mean that Guyana would experience a drought. “The absence of rainfall does ...

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Ukrainians charged with assaulting Guyanese gold mine workers

Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2018, 17:11 by Denis Chabrol Two Ukrainians have been charged with a number of offences linked to the assault of two Guyanese gold mine workers as well as failure to wear uniforms as private security personnel. Police said the Russian-speaking Ukrainians- 38-year 0ld Vitaly Paraschuck was charged with two counts of threatening behaviour and ...

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