Daily Archives: Monday, 11 February 2019, 19:55

Guyana says no more one-on-one oil concession deals, opts for competitive bidding

Last Updated on Monday, 11 February 2019, 20:53 by Writer Guyana is moving full steam ahead to award more oil concessions, but this time it would be done through a competitive system instead of striking one-on-one deals, Head of the Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe announced Monday. “This is likely to be a bid round” Bynoe ...

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UG student in alleged bomb threat remanded to prison

Last Updated on Monday, 11 February 2019, 16:31 by Writer The University of Guyana (UG) student, who allegedly issued bomb threats against that tertiary institution, was Monday refused bail on a charge under the Telecommunications Act. Sheliza “Dianne” Jafeerally, 25, of Cummings Lodge, Georgetown, and a Sales Consultant at Yello Media Group, pleaded not guilty to the offence that on ...

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Attorney General asks Court of Appeal to keep President, Cabinet in office

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 11:40 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Attorney General Basil Williams has asked the Court of Appeal to keep President David Granger and his Cabinet in office until a decision is reached on whether to overturn or uphold a High Court ruling that the no-confidence motion was validly passed. Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire in January ...

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Wanted: Man who allegedly knifed Capoey excavator operator to death

Last Updated on Monday, 11 February 2019, 13:51 by Writer Guyanese police on Monday issued a wanted bulletin for a prime suspect in the stabbing death of an excavator operator at Capoey Village, Essequibo Coast. Investigators want to question Carl “Ralph” Welcome Jnr. for the murder of of Shervin Melville between 16th and 17th December, 2018. Anyone with information that may lead ...

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OPINION: Those bomb scares

Last Updated on Monday, 11 February 2019, 13:44 by Writer By GHK Lall There is a confirmed official report of a bomb scare was called into the University of Guyana last week. Last week Monday, it was shared that another of these troubling, definitely dangerous, scares was experienced at a city school. This is not good, whether at an educational ...

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