Daily Archives: Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 21:39

AFC, PPP shrug off claims of State resources being used for political activism

Last Updated on Thursday, 7 February 2019, 6:13 by Writer As Guyana’s elections campaign slowly heats up, the use of State resources is again taking centre stage after the governing coalition and the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) were seen using materials funded by the public purse. The Alliance For Change (AFC), the coalition partner, and the PPP on Wednesday ...

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BREAKING: Major alcohol bust at city wharf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 17:47 by Writer The Guyana Revenue Authority’s (GRA) enforcement agents on Wednesday intercepted a shipping container of liquor said to be valued at more than GYD$15 million which a local shipping agent declared as other items, GRA Commissioner-General Godfrey Statia said. Unofficial estimates, according to other sources, put the value of the undeclared ...

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Harmon appeals Chief Justice’s decision on no-confidence motion

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 18:21 by Writer General Secretary of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Joseph Harmon on Wednesday filed two appeals challenging Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire’s decisions that the no-confidence motion was validly passed by the National Assembly last December. In the first case, Harmon enjoined private citizen Compton Reid against House Speaker Dr. Barton ...

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Caribbean Court rules two Guyanese land titles fraudulent

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 17:56 by Writer Port of Spain, Trinidad. In the case of Chandra Ramotar Singh v Bhagwantlall Mossai and Alvin Alves, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today held that two land titles obtained by Mr. Bhagwantlall Mossai and Mr. Alvin Alves should be cancelled because they were obtained by fraud. The appeal concerned ...

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Double oil discoveries – 11th and 12th – offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 14:53 by Writer The Director of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, Wednesday morning announced that ExxonMobil has made its 11th and 12th discoveries offshore Guyana at the Tilapia-1 and Haimara-1 wells in the southwest section of the Stabroek Block. “This continues to be positive news for the people of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, ...

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